American Federation of Labor


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a federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955

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It's the deepest schism since the American Federation of Labor expelled the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1937 - a rift that was not healed until 1955 - but the result could be a re-energized labor movement.
Established by urban artisans in 1899, the Federacion Libre became an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in September of 1901.
One hundred years ago, the American Federation of Labor stood at a crossroads, facing the choice of an all-out assault against the free market system or making peace with capitalism.
See, for example, Josh Sides's informative discussion of the Los Angeles shipyard's racial integration of its American Federation of Labor union during World War II, George Lipstiz's examination of working-ciass mobilization throughout World War II and the postwar eras, E.
The American Federation of Labor and Congress on Industrial Organizations as the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, with Chavez as its president, chartered the union in 1966.
Parsons saw the founding of the American Federation of Labor, the Teamsters Union in his own city, the Socialist Party, and the extension of the vote to women in nine states.
Dubofsky carefully reconstructed the growing alliance between the Wilson administration and the American Federation of Labor (AFL), and concluded that the shortlived reforms of the First World War constituted "a full dress rehearsal for the labor program of the New Deal" (p.
Soon disillusioned with the party leadership's insistence on unquestioning obedience, she briefly considered other left organizations but soon found her niche as a loyal American Federation of Labor trade unionist and staunch anti-Communist.
Working class political parties were forming, and the American Federation of Labor had been founded.
He was president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) from 1886 until 1923 (except for 1895, after he was defeated by a Socialist Party candidate).
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization Housing Investment Trust provided the actual financing for the Southampton.
for talks starting Friday between the Rengo and the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).
1936: The Guild affiliates with the American Federation of Labor and the next year with the Congress of Industrial Unions.
That's what happened in 1924, when the old American Federation of Labor and the Socialist Party threw in behind the Presidential candidacy of Wisconsin Republican Senator Robert M.
Marcus represented the Congress of Industrial Organizations; Horovitz, the American Federation of Labor.
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