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Definition(s):

  • (n) the largest federation of North American labor unions; formed 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. "Nobody understand better than nurses that healthcare in our country cries out for reform," AFL-CIO president John Sweeney said in a press release. "CNA has led the drive for reform in California; working together in the AFL-CIO, we have the...
    on May 21, 2007 By: John Sweeney Source: Bizjournals.com

  2. "The AFL-CIO in New York has dubbed me their favorite sister," Clinton said. "I will use the bully pulpit as president."
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Forbes

  3. "What a divided AFL-CIO would do is signal to opponents of the labor movement that the House of Labor is in disarray and therefore is vulnerable," said Gary Chaison, industrial relations professor at Clark University in Worcester, Mass....
    on Jul 24, 2005 By: Gary Chaison Source: USA Today

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