Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

AFL-CIO's file

AFL-CIO
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) is a voluntary federation of 56 national and international labor unions. The AFL-CIO was created in 1955 by the merger of the AFL and the CIO. The AFL-CIO represents 11.5 million members.

AFL-CIO's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of AFL-CIO's statements for that ruling.

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AFL-CIO's website

Recent statements involving AFL-CIO

Mostly False

The anti-Walker boycott effort wears a union label

Half-True

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