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Teamsters v. AFL-CIO 1 Running head: TEAMSTERS V. AFL-CIO Compare and Contrast the Teamsters with the AFL-CIO Jeremy Doncouse Mountain State University
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Teamsters v. AFL-CIO 2 Abstract Born of the conflict between workers and corporations both The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (Teamsters) represents, to its members, the ability to gain representation in negotiating wages, benefits, worker’s rights, and job security. Without such representation workers would not have weekends, insurance, and a shorter 8 hour-a-day work schedule. These two organizations while both critical to rights and benefits of its own workers; have had a major impact on the lives and working conditions of all laborers. The Teamsters have been around since 1903 and AFL-CIO since 1955 but the AFL has been around since 1886. We will compare and contract these two union organizations which have different beginnings, different histories, but similar goals.
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Teamsters v. AFL-CIO 3 Compare and Contrast the Teamsters with the AFL-CIO The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) represent 11 million members 2.5 million of which are in the United States. Its membership includes teachers, truck drivers, musicians, miners, firefighters, farm workers, bankers, bottlers,
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