As part of its 125th anniversary celebration, the Chicago Federation of Labor is proud to announce the release of a brand new CFL website along with an update to its branding. The new website at will bring the latest labor activities and news to the workers of Chicago, Cook County, and beyond.

The CFL is also announcing an update to its iconic “links” logo the organization has used since 1986. The updated logo, along with new colors and fonts, will be incorporated into all CFL products, from its website and social media assets to its Federation News quarterly news magazine. CFL Delegates and Affiliates should expect to see the new branding in all CFL assets going forward.

CFL logos used through the years including logos introduced in the (top row, from left) 1930s, 1950s and 60s, 1964 logo and (bottom row, from left) 1965, early 1980s, 1986.

This year, 2021, is the 125th anniversary of the founding of the CFL, which took place on Nov. 9, 1896. For 125 years, the CFL has fought for economic, racial, and social justice for the workers of Chicago, Cook County, and beyond. All year the CFL is celebrating its history on social media using the hashtag #CFL125, as well as during its upcoming Labor Day celebration.

The new logo of the Chicago Federation of Labor.

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