WFTU


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WFTU

abbreviation for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) World Federation of Trade Unions
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WFTU

N ABBR =World Federation of Trade UnionsFSM f
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On the break-up of the WFTU see Anthony Carew, "The Schism Within the World Federation of Trade Unions: Government and Trade Union Diplomacy," International Review of Social History, 29 (1984), part 3 and Peter Weiler, "The United States, International Labour and the Cold War: The Break-Up of the World Federation of Trade Unions," Diplomatic History, 5 (1981).
The American workers themselves came much more slowly to the official view of the Soviet Union as "evil empire." Even as the decade closed, with the dream of unity in the WFTU all but dead, American workers were expressing deep doubts about their country's role in the world, its stance towards the Soviet Union, and its interference in incipient national struggles, such as the one in Greece.
The membership of the WFTU includes around 215 trade unions and labor organizations from around the world, and is chaired by the Syrian General Federation of Trade Unions.
A military source clarified in a statement to SANA on Thursday that "terrorists attacked the unarmed civilian citizens in their homes" in Adra, noting that "reports indicated that a massacre was committed against civilians by the terrorists." The WFTU called in a statement upon all international and regional bodies to express condemnation of the acts of terrorism afflicted on the Syrian people and clearly voice support for the Syrians.
"WFTU, which represents 82 million members in the world, considers the imperialist interference as a crime.
WFTU General Secretary George Mavrikos stressed that there are pressures against Syria --mainly by the misleading media campaign- which aim at undermining Syria's stances towards the Arab just causes.
Phibun sought further to disentangle Thai labour from the CUL and its international communist network by forging deeper connections between the TLA and American and Western European labour unions, which were moving towards the formation of a non-communist international labour organization independent of the WFTU (Carew 2000b).
The event, which is to take place at Ledra Palace in the UN buffer zone in Nicosia at 7pm, is being organised by PEO union and DEV-IS, KTAMS, KTOS, KTOEOS, BES, KOOP-SEN unions from the north all members and affiliated organisations of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU).
Over the years, international trade union organizations such as The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), World Confederation of Labor (WCL), Asia and Pacific Regional Organizations (APRO), African Regional Organization (AFRO), Trade Union Confederation of Americas (TUCA), European Trade Union Congress (ETUC) etc.
The sessions of the conference's first day ended with celebrating the 70th anniversary of establishing the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU).
Muscat, Feb 12 (ONA) General Federation of the Workers of the Sultanate (GFWS) will hold on February 16th in Muscat Inter-Continental Hotel its first Conference under the patronage of Sheikh Abdul Malik bin Abdullah al- Khalili, Minister of Justice in the presence of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Arab Labour Organization (ALO) and the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU).
It has been formed under the umbrella of the Bahrain Free Labour Union Federation (BFLUF) and will represent metal-based sectors both locally and internationally through the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU).