the AFL-CIO

the AFL-CIO UK US noun WORKPLACE
ABBREVIATION for American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations: an organization in the US that many labor unions (= groups that represent the people who work in a particular industry) belong to: »

The AFL-CIO committed $200 million to help the Democrats win back control of Congress.

Compare TUC(Cf. ↑TUC)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • (the) AFL-CIO — the AFL CIO UK [ˌeɪ ef ˌel ˌsiː aɪ ˈəʊ] US [ˌeɪ ef ˌel ˌsi aɪ ˈoʊ] the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations: the largest US organization for trade unions http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/afl cio… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the AFL-CIO — UK [ˌeɪ ef ˌel ˌsiː aɪ ˈəʊ] / US [ˌeɪ ef ˌel ˌsɪ aɪ ˈoʊ] the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations: the largest US organization for trade unions …   English dictionary

  • AFL–CIO — AFL CIO Full name American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations Founded 1886 Current affiliation date 1955 Memb …   Wikipedia

  • AFL-CIO — noun ORGANIZATIONS American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations; the professional organization for labor union S in the US, which represents them in discussions with the government, employers etc: • The AFL CIO fears that …   Financial and business terms

  • AFL-CIO Credit Union — The AFL CIO Employees Federal Credit Union is an American credit union for all members of the AFL CIO. It currently has two locations in Washington D.C.* [http://www.aflcioefcu.org http://www.aflcioefcu.org] …   Wikipedia

  • AFL-CIO — [ˌeı ef ˌel ˌsi: aı ˈəu US ˈou] n the AFL CIO the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations an organization of American ↑trade union s …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • AFL-CIO — Infobox Union | name= AFL CIO country= flagicon|Canada Canada flagicon|USA United States affiliation= ITUC members= 10,000,000+ (2008) [cite web|title = A.F.L. C.I.O. Endorses Obama| publisher = New York Times | format = html| accessdate = 2006… …   Wikipedia

  • The Maritime Trades Department AFL-CIO — Infobox Union name= MTD AFL CIO country= United States affiliation= AFL CIO members= full name= The Maritime Trades Department AFL CIO native name= founded= August 19, 1946 current= head= dissolved date= dissolved state= merged into= office= Camp …   Wikipedia

  • AFL-CIO — [acronym.] the combined organizations of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations. [PJC.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • AFL-CIO — abbrv. American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. AFL CIO American Federation of Labor …   Law dictionary

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