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Definition of the noun afl-cio

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noun

  1. the largest federation of North American labor unions; formed in 1955

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proper noun

  1. [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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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Organized Labor (2012)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics (2013)

by Martin Griffiths

However, since the late 1980s, with the collapse of communism and the growth of globalization, the AFL-CIO is starting to develop an international focus. For example, the AFL-CIO has sent delegations to South Africa to meet union officials ...

Google previewDirty Deals? An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption [3 volumes] (2014)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Interest Groups and Lobbyists in the United States (2015)

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 ...

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Small photo of UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1956: A stamp printed in the United States, shows Mosaic, AFL-CIO Headquarters, Labor Day, circa 1956Small photo of DALLAS - MAY 1, 2011: An unidentified demonstrator holds a pro-workers' rights sign from the AFL-CIO during a May Day protest on May 1, 2011 in Dallas, Texas.Small photo of NEW YORK CITY - MAY 5 2016: Striking Verizon workers gathered with members of other unions & labor leaders in front of Verizon's Wall St headquarters. Mario Cilento, president NY AFL-CIOSmall photo of PORTLAND, OR - FEBRUARY 20: "We The People" march hosted by AFL-CIO in downtown Portland, OR.Small photo of NEW YORK CITY, USA - JULY 17, 2012: The Utility Workers Union of America rally in Union Square, Manhattan which was organized by the state AFL-CIO and NYC Central Labor Council.Small photo of NEW YORK CITY, USA - JULY 17, 2012: The Utility Workers Union of America rally in Union Square, Manhattan which was organized by the state AFL-CIO and NYC Central Labor Council.Small photo of WASHINGTON, DC - April 4, 2017: AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka speaks to a luncheon at the National Press Club More...

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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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