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American federation of labor

a federation of trade unions organized in 1886: united with the Congress of Industrial Organizations 1955.
Abbreviation: A.F.L., AFL, A.F. of L.
the first permanent national labour movement in America, founded in 1886. It amalgamated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955 See also AFL-CIO


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