AFL-CIO


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AFL-CIO

abbr.
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations

AFL-CIO

abbreviation for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations: a federation of independent American trade unions formed by the union of these two groups in 1955

AFL-CIO

or A.F.L.-C.I.O.,

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.
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Noun1.AFL-CIO - the largest federation of North American labor unions; formed in 1955
federation - an organization formed by merging several groups or parties
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