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Definition(s):

  • (n) a federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955

News

  1. Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Encourages Members of the State Senate to Oppose Senator Michael Brubaker's Pension Bill ...

    HARRISBURG, Pa., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale today urged the members of the State Senate to reject Senator Michael Brubaker's amended pension legislation which would switch future employees from the current defined benefit pensions to a more costly and inferior defined contribution plan. Senator Brubaker's pension legislation was ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and SEIU Healthcare PA Executive Vice President, Kati Sipp Urge ...

    HARRISBURG, Pa., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale said today that the current fragile state of Pennsylvania's economy and the anemic job creation performance should prompt Governor Corbett and State Legislators to shift away from another round of spending cuts and austerity budgets and concentrate on increased spending and job creation to ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  3. AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Provides $116 Million To Preserve Affordability, Carry Out Energy-Efficient Retrofits ...

    BOSTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced $116 million of pension capital funding to preserve affordability and perform energy-saving retrofits at Georgetowne Homes One and Two, a 967-unit residential development. The aging housing complex has served as a major source of affordable housing in Boston's Hyde Park neighborhood for ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "In creating the AFL, he likely did more to change the NFL over the last half-century than any other single person," said New York Jets CEO Woody Johnson. "Without Lamar Hunt, there would be no Super Bowl, a term he originally coined, and...
    on Dec 13, 2006 By: Robert Wood Johnson IV Source: ESPN

  2. "As part of my ongoing rehabilitation it was my goal to nominate for the 2008 AFL national and pre-season Drafts," Cousins said in a statement. "I wish to clarify that at no stage did I say that I would not play football again following the...
    on Nov 25, 2008 By: Ben Cousins Source: The Canberra Times

  3. "He's doing much better," said Clark. "He had a lung issue and needed to go to the hospital and let them take a look at it. This game has been important to him really going back to the AFL days. He's worked since the merger to try to get the...
    on Nov 24, 2006 By: Clark Hunt Source: Forbes

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