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The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL -CIO) is the ... The AFL-CIO was formed in 1955 when the AFL and the CIO merged after a long estrangement. Membership in the union peaked in 1979, when ...

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American Federation of Labor–Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), American federation of autonomous labour unions formed in 1955 by the merger  ...

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AFL, CIO MergeUnited States 1955 Source for information on AFL, CIO Merge: St . James Encyclopedia of Labor History Worldwide: Major Events in Labor ...

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Dec 5, 2016 ... 5 marks the anniversary of the merger of the AFL and CIO in 1955. As we look toward the future, we remember that we can learn a great deal...

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1955 The AFL and the CIO merge; George Meany president. 1957 The AFL-CIO expels two affiliates for corruption. 1965 The AFL-CIO forms A. Philip Randolph ...

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He also created a more amicable relationship with the larger and older American Federation of Labor (AFL), laying the foundation for the merger of the CIO and ...

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Meany was elected unanimously as the first president of the merged labor federation. Meany modernized and expanded the national AFL-CIO, making the ...

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AFL-CIO MERGER AGREEMENT. 1. Agreement to Merge. The American Fed- eration of Labor and the Congress of Industrial. Organizations agree to create a ...

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Mar 31, 2017 ... Introduction: The AFL–CIO is a federation of international labor unions. ... time of the 1955 merger, with an estimated membership of five million.