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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The Illinois AFL-CIO isn't as cash rich as the Chicago Federation of Labor (which once owned a popular commercial radio station in Chicago), but it can be an enormously influential organization among unions in election campaigns and with legislators in the General Assembly.
"The emailed letter, which was signed by Cathy Feingold, AFL-CIO's International Director, and a copy of which Morocco World News received, directly addressed Mohamed Yatim, Morocco's Minister of Employment and Vocational Training."I am writing to express our deep concern regarding the propagation of the draft national legislation regarding the right to strike which has been presented to the parliament of Morocco," starts the letter.
The ILA, AFL-CIO is the largest union of waterfront workers in North America, representing upwards of 65,000 longshoremen covering the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, Great Lakes, major US rivers, Puerto Rico, and Eastern Canada.
The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO strongly condemns the Supreme Court's decision to overturn 40 years of legal precedent and impose so-called "right to work" restrictions nationwide.
In Labor Under Fire, the prolific labour historian Timothy Minchin has taken on the daunting task of telling the AFL-CIO'S story from 1979--when union density was 23.4 per cent--to the present, delineating an era of seemingly unremittingly grim tidings and a one-step-forwards, two-steps-back trajectory of decline.
The labor group's president, Rick Levy, said in a Friday news release that O'Rourke's campaign efforts now warranted AFL-CIO's support.
In a press release accompanying the poll, AFL-CIO political director Michael Podhorzer wrote that the cause of Trump's bleeding of support from union members was Trump's track record of abusing labor. 
Nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants come together to form AFA, part of the 700,000-member strong Communications Workers of America (CWA), AFL-CIO.
The AFL-CIO itself says, "In 2011, the AFL-CIO joined with labor federations from the majority of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries to draft and submit a comprehensive labor chapter " to the TPP.
Amy Hauschild, BSN, RN Labor Representative, Montana Nurses Association District 7 Representative, AFL-CIO Executive Board
policies play a major role," says the report from the AFL-CIO, the largest federation of unions in the United States.