American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations


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the largest federation of North American labor unions

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It is also endorsed by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, the Chicago Federation of Labor, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, and the Communications Workers of America.
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 merger also is endorsed by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, and the Communications Workers of America.
Some labor experts caution that Sweeney's success at reawakening the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, an umbrella group that has 13 million members, was child's play compared with the task of recruiting millions more workers to unions.
In 1946, the American Library Association (ALA) established with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) the Joint Committee on Library Service to Labor Groups.
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