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Welcome back to the Manliest Workplace in D.C. tournament, where 64 local workplaces compete for top serious manliness. This week’s competitors: D.C.’s unions and guilds. So put on your brass knuckles and get ready

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS: This brotherhood establishes its inherent manliness in its very name. But does it have the man-voltage to win this competition? Or will it burn out in a fantastical display of feminine electric sparkle? Let’s find out!

International President Edwin D. Hill (Male, 10 points) International Secretary-Treasurer Lindell K. Lee(Male, 9 points) International VP Philip Flemming (Male, 8 points) International VP Frank Carroll(Male, 7 points) International VP Donald Siegel (Male, 6 points) International VP Salvatore J. Chilia (Male, 5 points) International VP Joseph S. Davis (Male, 4 points) International VP Joseph F. Lohman(Male, 3 points) International VPTed C. Jensen(Male, 2 points) International VP Jonathan B. Gardner(Male, 1 point)

Looks like we have another perfect score. This is gonna get ugly!

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AFL-CIO: Will the labor union’s union scrounge up enough men to beat out the electricians’ brawn? Below, the AFL-CIO’s top national officers—-filled out with its Executive Council members, in alphabetical order:

President John J. Sweeney (Male, 10 points) Executive Vice President Arlene Holt Baker (Female, ZERO) Secretary-Treasurer Richard L. Trumka (Male, 8 points) Building & Construction Mark Ayers (Male, 7 points) AFGE Andrea E. Brooks (Female, ZERO) Machinists R. Thomas Buffenbarger (Male, 5 points) UAW Elizabeth Bunn (Female, ZERO) Postal Workers William Burrus (Male, 3 points) Communications Workers of America Larry Cohen (Male, 2 points) United American Nurses Ann Converso (Female, ZERO)

AFL-CI-Uh-Oh! With 35 points out of a possible 55, the AFL-CIO falls to the IBEW. But watch out, boys—-next up are the Teamsters!

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