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2) Samuel - Samuel Gompers formed the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in 1887 and was the first and longest living President of the AFL.
Time and time again, the Republicans have gotten together and said no," Obama told members of the Building and Construction Trades Department of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).
Now our lawmakers are spending their efforts to do away with these safety regulations in the workplace, instead of focusing on important items--like rebuilding Michigan's economy,' the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) said on its website.
It's the deepest schism since the American Federation of Labor expelled the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1937 - a rift that was not healed until 1955 - but the result could be a re-energized labor movement.
Not the stereotypical thug, but instead a smooth, well connected operator, Scalise's rise in the BSEIU failed to generate alarm within the American Federation of Labor (API.
One hundred years ago, the American Federation of Labor stood at a crossroads, facing the choice of an all-out assault against the free market system or making peace with capitalism.
The American Federation of Labor and Congress on Industrial Organizations as the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, with Chavez as its president, chartered the union in 1966.
Parsons saw the founding of the American Federation of Labor, the Teamsters Union in his own city, the Socialist Party, and the extension of the vote to women in nine states.