The $2 Billion Dollar Special Interest Fueled By Forced Unionism

According to a new study by the National Institute for Labor Relations Research (, Big Labor Bosses spent more than $2 Billion in the last election cycle to influence politicians.’s conservative estimate:

  • UNION TREASURY (USDOL) – Union Treasury Self-Reported “Political” Disbursements (Source: U.S. Department of Labor) — $1,369,936,480 and Union Treasury Self-Reported “Donations” Disbursements Misclassified* (Source: U.S. Department of Labor) — $14,000,000
  • FEDERAL FEC REPORTS – Total Disclosed Federal Union PACs (Source: — $58,217,310
  • STATE CAMPAIGN REPORTS – Total Disclosed Union State Political Spending (Source: — $478,654,46
  • UNION 527s – Total Disclosed Union Federal-Focused 527s (Source: — $43,486,102 and Total Disclosed Union State-Focused 527s (Source: — $42,146,933