ICFTU


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ICFTU

abbreviation for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
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it has survived to the point where the ICFTU has come in to lend extra support.
Trade Unions The number of trade unions in a country that are affiliated with the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), as determined from the list of affiliated trade unions at www.icftu.org/ addresslist.asp?Language=EN, is divided by the country's 2011 GDP (in billions of dollars) as reported in the CIA World Factbook.
The CGIL, CISL, and UIL are affiliated with the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) and customarily coordinate their positions before confronting management or lobbying the government.
When he was a 26-year-old rising leader in the Kenyan labor movement, Mboya made a speaking tour of American college campuses, during which he was recruited by representatives of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), an anti-communist, pro-U.S.
(149.) For example, this tension was obvious in the contentious debates leading to the adoption of a code of labor conduct by the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), the main global umbrella organization of trade unions.
Three organizations track data on the number of trade unionists murdered each year: the Colombian government; the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), successor to the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU); and the Escuela Nacional Sindical (ENS) or National Labor School, a non-governmental organization founded in 1982 in Colombia to provide "non-partisan and independent" information on human rights, labor, and the dynamics of association and collective bargaining.
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)--a labor central born in 2006 with the merger of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) and the World Confederation of Labor(WCL)--said that 50 union activists were killed in 2009, bringing to 613 the number of labor leaders killed since 2002, when Uribe took office.
The system consists of two bodies: the "Committee on Freedom of Association" and the "Fact-Finding and Conciliation Commission on Freedom of Association" (Valticos, 1969) With respect to the actions of the committee, Guy Ryder, General Secretary of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) commented: "We have probably made more frequent use of this Committee than of any other, and we have seen results"; he adds: "If something happens to you, a complaint can be examined without having to wait for a long cycle of resolutions and permissions.
The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), (107) an international trade union devoted to monitoring and defending workers' rights, claimed that there was a consistent government policy of breaking up activist unions and intimidating independent union leaders in Cambodia's garment factories, hotels, and casinos.
26-39; ORTUNO ANAYA, Pilar: "The Involvement of the ICFTU in Predemocratic Spain, 1960-1977", International Journal of Iberian Studies, vol.
(11) Joey Long, 'Mixed up in power politics and the Cold War: The Americans, the ICFTU and Singapore's labour movement (1955-1960)', JSEAS, 40, 2 (2009): 323-51.
The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) estimates that over a thousand trade unionists were arrested between 1999 and 2005, most on charges of "obstruction of business" and for organizing unions in the public sector (International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 2006e).