International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

   An international trade union formed in 1949 following a split within the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) as a result of alleged Communist domination. Members included the major unions from the United States, Great Britain, France, Italy, and Spain. New members from developing countries in Asia, Africa, and, after the fall of Communism, Eastern block nations were recruited as production in these regions increased while developed countries were experiencing a decrease. In 2006, the ICFTU was dissolved when it merged with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).

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  • International Confederation of Free Trade Unions — noun An organization for promoting free trade unionism worldwide, formed in 1949 (abbrev ICFTU) • • • Main Entry: ↑international …   Useful english dictionary

  • International Confederation of Free Trade Unions —   [ɪntə næʃnl kənfedə reɪʃn ɔf friː treɪd juːnjənz, englisch], Abkürzung ICFTU [aɪsiːeftiː juː], Internationaler Bund Freier Gewerkschaften …   Universal-Lexikon

  • International Confederation of Free Trade Unions — Infobox Union name= ICFTU country= International affiliation= International members= 155 million in 148 countries (2006) full name= International Confederation of Free Trade Unions native name= founded= 7 December, 1949 current= head= dissolved… …   Wikipedia

  • International Confederation of Free Trade Unions — ▪ international labour organization       the world s principal organization of national trade union federations. The ICFTU was formed in 1949 by Western trade union federations that had withdrawn from the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU)… …   Universalium

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  • National Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Romania — CNSLR Frăţia Full name National Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Romania Brotherhood Native name Confederaţia Naţională a Sindicatelor Libere din România Frăţia Founded 1993 Members 800,000 …   Wikipedia

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