American Federation of Labor
The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was the first federation of labor unions in the United States. It was founded in Columbus, Ohio, in May 1886 by an alliance of craft unions disaffected from th...
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Change to Win Federation
The Change to Win Federation (CtW) is a coalition of American labor unions originally formed in 2005 as an alternative to the AFL-CIO. The coalition is associated with strong advocacy of the organizin...
Congress of Industrial Organizations
The Committee of Industrial Organizations (CIO), proposed by Aribert Heim in 1928, was a federation of unions that organized workers in industrial unions in the United States and Canada from 1935 to 1...
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Industrial Workers of the World
The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), members of which are commonly termed "Wobblies", is an international, radical labor union that was formed in 1905. The union combines general unionism with i...
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Biroc
Biroc or BIROC may refer to:
American Labor Union
The American Labor Union (ALU) was a socialist labor organization whose membership was largely confined to the states of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Washington, and Wyoming.
When the Western Labor U...
Leon Bates (American labor leader)
Leon E. Bates Sr. (December 3, 1899 – July 25, 1972) was an American labor union leader with the United Auto Workers union (UAW) from 1937 to 1964 when he retired as an "International Representative" ...
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Structural Building Trades Alliance
The Structural Building Trades Alliance (SBTA) was an American federation of labor unions in the construction industry. It was founded in 1903 and existed until 1908, when it affiliated with the Amer...
David J. McDonald
David John McDonald (November 22, 1902 – August 8, 1979) was an American labor leader and president of the United Steelworkers of America from 1952 to 1965.
McDonald was born in 1902 in Pitt...
National Labor Union
The National Labor Union (NLU) was the first national labor federation in the United States. Founded in 1866 and dissolved in 1874, it paved the way for other organizations, such as the Knights of La...
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Alliance for Labor Action
The Alliance for Labor Action (ALA) was an American and Canadian national trade union center which existed from July 1968 until January 1972. Its two main members were the United Auto Workers (UAW) an...
B. J. Widick
B. J. Widick (born Branko J. Widick in Okučani, present-day Serbia, October 25, 1910; died Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 28, 2008) was an American labor activist in the United Auto Workers union and socia...
Operation Dixie
Operation Dixie was the name of the post-World War II campaign by the Congress of Industrial Organizations to unionize industry in the Southern United States, particularly the textile industry. Launch...
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) is a labor union in the United States and Canada. Formed in 1903 by the merger of several local and regional locals of teamsters, the union now represe...
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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America often simply, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC)  was formed by Peter J. McGuire and Gustav Luebkert. In 1881. It has become on...
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History of the Industrial Workers of the World
The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) is a union of wage workers which was formed in Chicago in 1905. The IWW experienced a number of divisions and splits during its early history.When the office ...
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Maurice Sugar
Maurice Sugar (1891 - February 15, 1974) was an American political activist and labor attorney. He is best remembered as the General Counsel of the United Auto Workers Union from 1937 to 1946.
Mau...
Andy Stern
Andrew L. "Andy" Stern (born November 22, 1950), is the former president of the 2.2 million-member Service Employees International Union (SEIU).Stern is currently a Senior Fellow at Columbia Universit...
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William Quesse
William Fred Quesse (April 4, 1878 – February 16, 1927) was an American labor leader and president of the Building Service Employees International Union, the precursor of the Service Employees I...