RG21. AFL-CIO. Legislation Department
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Overview The AFL-CIO Legislation Department was the lobbying arm of the AFL and later the AFL-CIO. This collection consists of the legislative reference files including congressional correspondence, state and local central bodies correspondence, office memoranda, and staff working files.
Overview The AFL-CIO Department of Legislation acts as the lobbying arm of the AFL-CIO, with their original purpose being defined by the AFL to run convention business, carry out convention instructions, and monitor legislative measures directly affecting the question of labor. This collection consists of testimony and statements made primarily by officers and employees of the AFL and later AFL-CIO to Senate and House committees on a variety of economic, social, and political issues dating from 1953 to...