Unaffiliated Union

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Unaffiliated Union

A union in the United States that is not a part of the AFL-CIO, which is America's biggest labor group. The Teamsters and the SEIU are two of the largest unaffiliated unions, both having split from the AFL-CIO in 2005.
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Vasudevan had developed contacts with other unaffiliated unions and had association with some of those unions which were militantly fighting against the employer for their rights (like, Voltas Employees' Union and Kamani Employees' Union).
This should act as an inspiration to everyone in English Canada, within the CLC, and within suspended or unaffiliated unions, to recognize that the need to unite and jointly cooperate in the struggle against corporate globalization must supercede our other political differences and institutional rivalries.