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What does AFL stand for?

AFL stands for American Federation of Labor

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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.
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.