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Alabama AFL-CIO Convention | Alabama Labor Archives and History

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Title:
Alabama AFL-CIO Convention
Date:
1956
Description:

The 1956 Alabama AFL-CIO Convention in Mobile. It was in 1956 that the separate Alabama AFL and CIO bodies merged, creating a stronger and more powerful state organization. Alabama was the first state to merge the two organizations following the national AFL and CIO merger in 1955.

In addition to the merger, other topics on the agenda were to increase jury pay, repeal the right to work law, amend unemployment compensation eligibility, campaign to increase awareness of the union label, amend the sales tax, and call for reapportionment of the state.

ID:
C2-D4
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Permission to publish must be obtained from the Alabama Labor Archives and History.


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