American Federation of Labor

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American Federation of Labor

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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the first permanent national labour movement in America, founded in 1886. It amalgamated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955. See also AFL-CIO
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Noun1.American Federation of Labor - a federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955American Federation of Labor - a federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955
federation - an organization formed by merging several groups or parties
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She does the same with less noted labour conferences, including ones held by the Pan American Federation of Labour and the Women's Trade Union League (WTUL).
Officials from Commerce, Labour and Employment and Foreign Ministries and Garment exporters' bodies will attend the hearing to fight complaints lodged by the American Federation of Labour and Congress of Industrial Organisations (AFL-CIO).
The visit comes on the back of the GFBTU filing a complaint on April 21 to the American Federation of Labour and Congress of Industrial Organisation.

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