AFL-CIO

AFL-CIO

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, commonly AFL-CIO, is a national trade union center, the largest federation of unions in the United States, made up of 56 national and international unions, together representing more than 11 million workers. It was formed in 1955 when the AFL and the CIO merged after a long estrangement. From 1955 until 2005, the AFL-CIO's member unions represented nearly all unionized workers in the United States. Several large unions split away from AFL-CIO and formed the rival Change to Win Federation in 2005. The largest union currently in the AFL-CIO is the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, with more than a million members. The AFL-CIO is a federation of international labor unions. As a voluntary federation, the AFL-CIO has little authority over the affairs of its member unions except in extremely limited cases. As of June 2008, the AFL-CIO had 56 member unionsshow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135831348
  • 9786135831344