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ICFTU

abbreviation for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
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The meeting, attended by Deputy Secretary-General of the Tunisian General Labour Union (French: UGTT) Kamel Saad, also focused on the long-standing relations between the labour union and the confederation, an affiliate of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU).
1, 2006, out of the merger of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions and the World Confederation of Labour.
It was the first independent trade union in Africa, and it joined the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) in 1951.
Serving in the TUCP until his twilight years, he was the only Filipino member of the executive board of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) from 1988 to 1992, and was the first Asian recipient of the George Meany International Human Rights Award.
According to Huffington Post, reports in 2002 revealed that the decision to outsource the torchbearer uniforms to Burma caused an uproar among human rights advocates and trade groups and prompted the head of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions to write a letter to the International Olympic Committee, stating that "No responsible organization or body should make use of products originating in Burma."
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.
In Cambodia, collective bargaining is rare, and in 2005 there were only five genuine collective bargaining agreements in the garment industry, where most unionized workers are employed (International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 2006a; US Department of State 2006a).
The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions sent a letter of complaint Tuesday to the International Labor Organization in which it said the climate of violence trade unionists have had to operate in raises ''serious doubts as to whether the government of Cambodia is genuinely committed to the protection of trade union rights.''
The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) confirmed that the failure was the inevitable outcome of negotiations that claim "to be concerned with development" but which failed to include social issues or development concerns in the discussions.
Almost as soon as the first edition of Doing Business was launched, International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)-affiliated organizations in developing and transition (former Soviet or Eastern bloc) countries reported that World Bank country offices were using the "hiring and firing workers" indicators of Doing Business to publicly challenge client-country governments to reduce or eliminate various types of protection for workers.
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU): ICFTU represents 158 million workers in 231 affiliated organizations in 150 countries and territories: http://www.worldpsi.org/psi.nsf/07545e 68al1263c0c1256873002db34e/88ad40 763e92b5f6c1256c7700463e5d!
The TUC's London march and rally is one of a host of May Day events being organised by trade unions around the world and coordinated by the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) under the Respect banner.
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