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Definition of the noun afl-cio
What does afl-cio mean as a name of something?
- the largest federation of North American labor unions; formed in 1955
- lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
- synonym of AFL-CIO: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
- more generic word: federation = an organization formed by merging several groups or parties
Alternative definition of the noun afl-cio
- [US, labor union] [initialism] of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, a federation or organization of labor unions and guilds
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by James C. Docherty, Sjaak van der Velden
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR–CONGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS (AFL-CIO). The AFL-CIO was formed by the merger of the two rival national labor federations in the United States in December 1955. The Taft- Hartley Act ...
by Immanuel Ness
The AFL-CIO and its member organizations believe that the emergence of trade blocs (NAFTA and other regional associations) and global trade groups (World Trade Organization) that are not subject to democratic control, significantly ...
by John Powell
The AFL-CIO is the largest labor organization in the United States, comprising some 66 self-governing national and international labor unions with a total ...
by Robert W. Kolb
The AFL-CIO and the U.S. Labor Movement American economic interests were initially framed from the perspective of property owners who viewed labor as an input cost of business to be contained as much as possible to generate profit.
by Roger Bruns
A divided labor movement united under the new AFL-CIO.
by Kenneth E. Hendrickson III
AFl-cio In 1955 the two major American trade union organizations, the aMerican federation of labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) merged and became the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial ...
An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption by Amy Handlin
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR-CONGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS (AFL-CIO) The American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFLCIO) is an umbrella federation for labor unions in the United ...
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We must have more union members in this country to fight the political and business forces that are undermining workers in this country. The AFL-CIO has chosen the opposite approach by planning to throw even more money at politicians. (James P. Hoffa)
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