Definition of AFL-CIO

1. Noun. The largest federation of North American labor unions; formed in 1955.




Definition of AFL-CIO

1. Proper noun. (US labor union) (initialism) of the w:AFL-CIO American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, a federation or organization of labor unions and guilds ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of AFL-CIO

AFAICS
AFAICT
AFAIK
AFAIR
AFB
AFC
AFCS
AFDB
AFDC
AFF
AFI
AFIS
AFISR
AFK
AFL
AFL-CIO (current term)
AFLP
AFO
AFOL
AFORMED phenomenon
AFP
AFQT
AFRICOM
AFRL
AFSP
AFSPC
AFT
AFUD
AFUE

Literary usage of AFL-CIO

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sudan, Oil, and Human Rights by Jemera Rone (2003)
"Then the largest American trade union federation, the AFL-CIO,1431 entered the fray, urging investors to stay away from the PetroChina offer. ..."

2. Telecommuting: The Ride of the Future edited by Pamela Martin (1992)
"Moreover, enforcement of wage, hour, and safety standards in the home is absolutely impossible; therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the AFL-CIO calls for an ..."

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