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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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).
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.
Article XX of the Constitution of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, dealing with the settlement of jurisdictional disputes, is also included in the overview.
Major organizations include the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, the National Education Association, the Service Employees International Union Committee, and the National Association of Letter Carriers.
He primarily examines the American Federation of Labor (AFL) unions of this period, as well as Sam Gompers, and concludes that Australian unions were more willing to include both unskilled and skilled workers.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- A statue of Samuel Gompers, an influential leader of the American labor movement and the first president of the American Federation of Labor, was unveiled Monday in Gompers Park, Foster and Pulaski Avenues.
In 1908, leaders of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) created the Railway Employees' Department (RED) to coordinate organization of the separate craft unions in the field and to secure unified contracts covering all shopmen within and across companies.
I believe that the history books will show that their triumph today will play as important a role in American history as the mass organizing drives in the 1930s,'' said John Sweeney, president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.
The author takes us to the TUC Congress of 1945 at which George Meany, then secretary of the American Federation of Labor, appeared as a fraternal delegate.
Ron Blackwell, Chief Economist, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO): Discussing the importance of benchmarks to measure household economic security.
In the history of the labour movement before the 1930s, covered in the key second and third chapters of the book, the most reactionary political strains in the movement were exemplified by the "big four" white railroad brotherhoods and the craft unions which made up the core of the American Federation of Labor (AFL).
Baltimore Board of Directors Ron Blackwell -- chief economist, American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations, Washington, D.
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