ICFTU


Also found in: Dictionary, Financial, Wikipedia.
AcronymDefinition
ICFTUInternational Confederation of Free Trade Unions (aka International Congress of Free Trade Unions)
ICFTUInternational Congress of Free Trade Unions (aka International Confederation of Free Trade Unions)
References in periodicals archive ?
The ICFTU complained about the killing in a letter to the ILO dated May 11, 2004.
This work included the establishment of the South Pacific and Oceanic Council of Trade Unions (SPOCTU) with extensive trans-Tasman union patronage and participating within the ICFTU led mission to Fiji in 1988.
See ICFTU, China, People's Republic of: Annual Survey of Violations of Trade Union Rights (2004), http://www.
The CTU works within the mainstream of the ICFTU while adopting a critical stance in relation to trade negotiations.
According to a list compiled by the ICFTU and sent to President Alvaro Uribe, by International Day of Human Rights on 10 December 2002, 151 trade unionists had been murdered in Colombia.
In its proposal to ICANN, the ICFTU submitted the request on behalf of thirteen international trade unions.
According to the ICFTU survey, 31 African countries have legal obstacles to union activity.
Borisov, Coordinator of ICFTU (International Confederation of Free Trade Unions) campaigns in Russia, adds: 'Reforms started in the name of people, for people's benefits.
The Birmingham native said the ICFTU intends to work through its various trade union members and the companies they have links with to step up pressure for the full restoration of democracy in Myanmar.
The ICFTU and the trade union advisory committee to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) met late this year (2000) to discuss a just transition employment program for workers displaced in France, Norway, Sweden and the US, all of which have banned certain asbestos uses.
The WEF is claiming a central role in shaping the agenda, and some, such as the ICFTU, are willing participants in the process, taking heart in the WEF's apparent willingness to become an advocate of `globalisation with a human face'.
At the ICFTU forum, Bill Jordan, general secretary of the group, said labor conditions in the world will only worsen if trade and investment are liberalized further under the present WTO rules.