Congress of Industrial Organizations


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Congress of Industrial Organizations:

see American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial OrganizationsAmerican Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
(AFL-CIO), a federation of autonomous labor unions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Panama, and U.S.
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In return, leaders of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) promised support for the struggles of rural people in the South.
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.
Labor studies of the Great Depression often concentrate on the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and organized labor.
7) Since the mid-1930s, it is closer to the truth to suggest that it was that section of the labour movement identified with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CLO) which came to adopt the most strident progressive stance on civil rights.
The original lawsuit was filed in August by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) and the Central Labor Council of Alameda County, along with other local labor movements.
Although it is amply informed by the insights of the new labor history, it chronicles the industrial workers' movement through its institutional expression, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).
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.
Baltimore Board of Directors Ron Blackwell -- chief economist, American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations, Washington, D.
John Sweeney, president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, which represents 13 million unionized workers, called the decision "simply wrong.
Added Damon Silvers, Associate General Counsel of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO): "As long-term investors, we appreciate Schering-Plough's interest in improving its corporate governance and social responsibility policies, and will be following the outcomes of its social issues strategy and action plan closely.

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