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CIO

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charitable incorporated organisation
Chief Information Officer (Medspeak-UK)
Confederation of Indian Organisations (!) (Medspeak-UK)
corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis

CIO

Chief information officer. See Information systems.
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In return, leaders of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) promised support for the struggles of rural people in the South.
The United Electrical Workers later became an affiliate of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).
Ron Blackwell, Chief Economist, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO): Discussing the importance of benchmarks to measure household economic security.
237) Like the North American Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) during the 1940s, COSATU discovered that incorporation into a governing coalition and a contractual labour relations regime can undermine shop-floor power.
I believe that the history books will show that their triumph today will play as important a role in American history as the mass organizing drives in the 1930s,'' said John Sweeney, president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.
Labor studies of the Great Depression often concentrate on the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and organized labor.
City Builders follows Portland's carpenters through the early union-building stages, the shipbuilding booms of the First and Second world wars, the ravages of the Great Depression, the battles in the Northwest forests with Congress of Industrial Organizations unions, and the postwar building boom.
7) Since the mid-1930s, it is closer to the truth to suggest that it was that section of the labour movement identified with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CLO) which came to adopt the most strident progressive stance on civil rights.
Although it is amply informed by the insights of the new labor history, it chronicles the industrial workers' movement through its institutional expression, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).
Some labor experts caution that Sweeney's success at reawakening the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, an umbrella group that has 13 million members, was child's play compared with the task of recruiting millions more workers to unions.
Unlike Gompers, Green is remembered as a weak and ineffective leader, a man who presided over the AFL in its darkest days: during the 1930s and 1940s the craft-unionist AFL engaged in bitter warfare with the movement of industrial unionism as represented in the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).
John Sweeney, president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, which represents 13 million unionized workers, called the decision "simply wrong.

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