Labor Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Labor

  1. A.F.L.-C.I.O. (American Federation of Labor—Congress of Industrial Organizations) federation of autonomous labor unions in North America. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 84]
  2. Gompers, Samuel (1850–1924) labor leader; organizer of American Federation of Labor. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 203]
  3. I.W.W. Industrial Workers of the World [Am. Hist.: Hart, 400]
  4. International Labor Organization (I.L.O.) agency of the United Nations; aim is to improve labor and living conditions. [World Hist.: EB, V: 389–390]
  5. Meany, George (1894–1980) former president of the A.F.L.-C.I.O. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1733]
  6. Marx, Karl (1818–1883) chief theorist of modem socialism stimulated working class’s consciousness. [Ger. Hist.: NCE, 1708]
  7. National Labor Relations Board independent agency of U.S. government, supporting labor’s right to organize. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1887]
  8. Solidarity (Solidarnosc) Polish labor union movement of the 1980s. [Pol. Hist.: WB, P:541]
  9. Teamsters large, powerful union of U. S. truckers. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2703]
  10. U.A.W. large American auto workers union. [Am. Hist.: WB, U:21]
  11. Wobblies nickname for I.W.W. members. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 400]