West Virginia AFL–CIO

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Full name West Virginia AFL-CIO
Founded 1957
Members 80,000
Affiliation AFL-CIO
Key people Joshua D. Sword, President
Office location Charleston, WV
Country United States
Website www.wvaflcio.org

West Virginia AFL–CIO is the West Virginia state affiliate of the AFL-CIO. The West Virginia Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, was created in 1957.

It has about 80,000 members. It supports health care reform and helped to organize a rally in favor of reform on August 2, 2009.[1] It also participated in a rally promoting the "Employee Free Choice Act" and drawing attention to job losses in West Virginia in March 2009.[2][3]


  1. ^ Nyden, Paul J. (August 2, 2009). "Unions rally for health-care reform". Charleston Gazette. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 
  2. ^ "Labor organization, workers to rally at Capitol Wednesday". Charleston Daily Mail. March 3, 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 
  3. ^ Knezevich, Alison (March 5, 2009). "Crowd, leaders' cry at rally is 'Buy American'". The Charleston Gazette. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 

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