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Moroccan Workers Union

The Moroccan Workers Union is the oldest national trade union center in Morocco. It was formed in 1955. With a membership of 306.000 the UMT represents workers in both the private and public sectors of the economy. In 1960 the General Union of Mo ...

Namibia National Labour Organisation

The Namibia National Labour Organisation is one of three national trade union centres in Namibia. NALO was established in 2014 by Evilastus Kaaronda. Kaaronda was dismissed as general secretary of the National Union of Namibian Workers, the natio ...

National Union of Congolese Workers

The National Union of Congolese Workers) is the largest trade union centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Founded in 1967, the UNTZa was the sole trade union centre in Zaire. By 1990 the union expelled its general secretary, Komdo Ntong ...

National Union of Namibian Workers

The National Union of Namibian Workers is the largest national trade union center in Namibia. It was originally established as a general workers union in April 1970 through a resolution of the 1969/70 South West Africa Peoples Organisation party ...

Railway African Workers Union

The Railway African Workers Union was a trade union in Rhodesia which represented black African railway workers employed by the Rhodesian Railways.

Reformed Industrial Commercial Union

The Reformed Industrial Commercial Union was a trade union in Southern Rhodesia during the 1940s and 1950s. The RICU was founded in 1946 by Charles Mzingeli, who had previously been active in the Southern Rhodesian branch of the Industrial and Co ...

Swaziland Federation of Trade Unions

The Swaziland Federation of Trade Unions was a national trade union center in Swaziland. It was founded in 1983 and dissolved into the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland in 2012. The SFTU was involved in the campaign to win democratic and pluralis ...

Trade unions in Angola

Before 1975, while under Portuguese rule, Trade unions in Angola existed primarily as "occupational syndicates" - operating welfare services, but banned from collective bargaining and strike action. Independent African trade unions were illegal, ...

Trade unions in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a landlocked African country located in the middle of West Africa. It has a population of 13.9 million people. Workers have the right to organise trade unions, engage in collective bargaining, and strike for better pay and working ...

Tunisian General Labour Union

The Tunisian General Labour Union is a national trade union center in Tunisia. It has a membership of 517.000 and was founded January 20, 1946. The UGTT is affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation and the International Confeder ...

Union of Free Trade Unions of Cameroon

The Union of Free Trade Unions of Cameroon is a trade union centre in Cameroon. The USLC is affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation, and the Organization of African Trade Union Unity.

Union of Workers Trade Unions of Niger

The Union of Workers Trade Unions of Niger is a national trade union center in Niger. Formed in 1960 as the Union Nationale des Travailleurs du Niger, the union was renamed in 1978 as the USTN. The 1988 establishment of the National Movement of t ...

Aden Trade Union Congress

The ATUC was founded in 1956 during serious labour unrest in the area. Its organ was Al-Amal 1957. The Secretary General of the trade union was Abdullah Asnag, a pro-independence Arab nationalist and admirer of Nasser who also advocated union wit ...

Confederation of Filipino Workers

The Confederation of Filipino Workers is a national trade union federation in the Philippines. It was founded 15 April 1986, and has a dues-paying membership of around 50.000. It is the only federation with the most number of unions in the export ...

Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services

The Congress of Union of Employees in the Public and Civil Services Malaysia, abbreviated CUEPACS, is a national trade union centre in Malaysia. It has a membership of 1.200.000.

Federation of Korean Trade Unions

The Federation of Korean Trade Unions was formed in 1960, after a military coup and the dissolution of the General Federation of Korean Trade Unions and its affiliates. The FKTU was placed under the guidance of the military authorities. The FKTU ...

Federation of Oil Unions in Iraq

Founded in October 2005 from unions that had begun organizing after the invasion, the Federation of Oil Unions of Iraq is the largest independent union consortium in Iraq, with tens of thousands of members. It fully opposes the occupation. First ...

General Confederation of Trade Unions

The General Confederation of Trade Unions or GCTU is an international trade union confederation. It was founded on 16 April 1992 and incorporates members from the Commonwealth of Independent States. The GCTU claims a membership of 75 million and ...

Hong Kong and Kowloon Trades Union Council

The Hong Kong and Kowloon Trades Union Council is the fourth largest trade unions in Hong Kong next to the pro-Beijing Federation of Trade Unions, pro-democracy Confederation of Trade Unions and pro-Beijing Federation of Hong Kong and Kowloon Lab ...

Labour Congress of Thailand

The Labour Congress of Thailand is a trade union federation in Thailand which emerged following the fall of the military dictatorship in Thailand in 1973. Its first leader was Phaisan Thawatchaianan. Following the military coup of 1976 the LCT wa ...

Lao Federation of Trade Unions

The Lao Federation of Trade Unions is the sole national trade union center in Laos. It is directly linked to the Lao Peoples Revolutionary Party, the ruling political party in Laos, with the salaries of LFTU officers being paid by the government. ...

National Council of Unions of the Industrial and Lower Income Group of Government Workers

The National Council of Unions of the Industrial and Lower Income Group of Government Workers is a national trade union centre in Malaysia. The MKTR is a National Labour Centre consisting of twenty-two 22 affiliated national and state unions repr ...

National Union of Plantation Workers

The union was formed in the Federation of Malaya in 1954 by an amalgamation of smaller plantation unions. It continues to represent manual laborers and semi-skilled workers in all of Peninsular Malaysia. Ethnically, its membership has historicall ...

National Union of Workers (Sri Lanka)

The National Union of Workers is an active trade union in the tea plantations in Sri Lanka. The NUW was established in 1965 by V. K. Vellayan, his colleague with the most effective labour force in the tea plantation in Sri Lanka. Earlier ages of ...

Nepal Trade Union Congress

The Nepal Trade Union Congress a national trade union center in Nepal. Founded in 1947, it was the first trade union confederation in country. The NTUC is politically linked with the Nepali Congress NC. In 2008, the NTUC and the Democratic Confed ...

Trade unions in Armenia

Trade unions in Armenia are afforded the right to organize by the Armenian Constitution. In Armenia the first trade unions were formed in 1905-1907 in Yerevan, Alexandropol, Kars, Alaverdi. In 1905 the trade union of home-workers was formed in Ye ...

Trade unions in Azerbaijan

Trade unions in Azerbaijan are governed under the Act on Trade Unions and the Labour Code. Trade unions may be formed with seven or more members, although those in military service or in management positions may not form unions. The constitution ...

Trade unions in Christmas Island

In 1975 the first trade union formed in Christmas Island, a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean, called the Union of Christmas Island Workers representing workers in the islands phosphate mines and administrative workers. During the 1970s ...

Trade unions in Maldives

Until 2008 trade unions were not allowed in the Maldives, however with the passing of the Employment Act and the ratification of a new constitution, trade union rights were formalised. The changes in the legal structure were the result of the lab ...

United Corporations and Mercantile Union

The United Corporations and Mercantile Union is a Sri Lankan trade union which brings together workers in the public sector. The UCMU was founded in 1968. Dr N.M. Perera became its President and Anil Moonesinghe became its General Secretary. Moon ...

Vietnam General Confederation of Labour

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour is the sole national trade union center in Vietnam. It was founded July 29, 1929 as the Red Workers General Union in Northern Vietnam, and extended into the entire country after the collapse of South Vi ...

Zenroren

The National Confederation of Trade Unions, commonly known in Japanese as Zenroren, is a national trade union center.

Barbados Workers Union

The union was established in October 1941. It has 25.000 members and represents them directly, negotiating with individual companies in each sector. Its membership covers all areas of employment in Barbados: Agriculture, Tourism and Restaurant Se ...

Caribbean Airline Pilots Association

The Caribbean Airline Pilots Association is a trade union federation that represents airline pilots organisations in the Caribbean region. Founded in 1997, with the support and assistance of the International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associa ...

Caribbean Congress of Labour

The Caribbean Congress of Labour is a regional trade union federation. It represents 500.000 members in 33 affiliated unions across 17 Caribbean nations. The federation represents trade union concerns to the Caribbean Community CARICOM, as well a ...

Coordination Syndicale Haïtienne

The Coordination Syndicale Haïtienne was the primary labor federation that backed the 2004 ousting of Haitis democratically elected government. Starting in the late 1990s they received financial and technical aid from the ILO, ICFTU, and ORIT. Fr ...

Federated Workers Trade Union

The Federated Workers Trade Union was a trade union in Trinidad and Tobago that was formed in 1935. It was Registered in 1937 and became the recognised union for some workers in the private sector but also those in the Public Works Department and ...

Haitian Trade Union Coordination

The Haitian Trade Union Coordination is a trade union structure in Haiti. It collects together 14 established unions. See Coordination Syndicale Haïtienne. This was the primary labor organization that backed the overthrow of Haitis democratically ...

Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions

The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions is a national trade union center in Jamaica. It is affiliated to the International Trade Union Confederation.

National Trade Union Centre of Trinidad and Tobago

The National Trade Union Centre of Trinidad and Tobago is a national trade union center in Trinidad and Tobago. It was created in 1991 by the merger of the Trinidad and Tobago Labour Congress and the Council of Progressive Trade Unions. It has a ...

National Union of Government Employees

In 1957 the National Union of Government Employees, a former trade union in Trinidad and Tobago, was formed as a result of a merger between the Industrial and Railway Employees Trade Union, the Government Farm and Nursery Workers Trade Union and ...

Trade Union Congress (Jamaica)

The Trade Union Congress is a general trade union in Jamaica. Initially organised as a trade union council to be the labour wing of the Peoples National Party in 1943, the organisation split in 1952 with the formation of the National Workers Unio ...

Trinidad and Tobago Airline Pilots Association

The Trinidad and Tobago Airline Pilots Association is a trade union in Trinidad and Tobago with members in the former BWIA and Tobago Express, now Caribbean Airlines. The Trinidad and Tobago Airline Pilots Association is the registered, Recognise ...

Akademikerforbundet SSR

Akademikerforbundet SSR is the Swedish association for university graduates in public administration, social science, political science, behavioral science, human resource management or social work. The union organises 70.000 members in both the ...

Confederation of Trade Unions of the Slovak Republic

The Confederation of Trade Unions of the Slovak Republic is a national trade union center in Slovakia. In March, 1990 the Czechoslovak Confederation of Trade Unions CSKOS was formed from the remains of the Central Council of Trade Unions URO. Wit ...

Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland

The Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland is a trade union confederation in Finland. It represents employees with university-level, professional or other high-level training. It has a membership of 609.000. Akav ...

Democratic Confederation of San Marino Workers

The Democratic Confederation of San Marino Workers is a national trade union center in San Marino. It was formed November 12, 1957 and is affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation.

European Federation of Journalists

The European Federation of Journalists is the European regional organisation of the International Federation of Journalists. It is the largest organisation of journalists in Europe, representing about 320.000 journalists in 71 journalists’ organi ...

Federation nationale des syndicats dexploitants agricoles

Federation nationale des syndicats dexploitants agricoles is a French umbrella organisation charged with the national representation of 20.000 local agricultural unions and 22 regional federations.

Federation of Managerial and Professional Staff Unions

The Federation of Managerial and Professional Staff Unions is a national trade union center in the Netherlands. It was founded in 1966 as the NCHP, until 1990, when it became the Vakcentrale MHP. The MHP represents technical and managerial worker ...