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Betrothal of January

The Betrothal of January was a declaration given by the Association of Finnish Industries that recognized the trade unions and their central organization the Finnish Federation of Trade Unions as parties in collective bargaining on questions of i ...

                                               

List of trade unions in Germany

The Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund, established 1949, is the most important union organisation. After many mergers it only now consists of 8 trade unions. It mediates inter-union disputes and organises member unions so they do not impede on each oth ...

                                               

Trade unions in Germany

Trade unions in Germany have a history reaching back to the German revolution in 1848, and still play an important role in the German economy and society. The most important labor organization is the German Confederation of Trade Unions Deutscher ...

                                               

Arts Union

The Arts Union was a trade union representing cultural workers in Germany. The union was founded on 26 August 1949, at a conference in Frankfurt. It was initially based in Hamburg, but relocated to Dusseldorf in 1955. The union initially had five ...

                                               

Confederation of Workers from Turkey in Europe

On 15 April 2015 in Germany, Greece, France and Switzerland ATIK activists have been arrested and accused of membership in the TKP/ML - illegal revolutionary organization.

                                               

Eisenbahn- und Verkehrsgewerkschaft

The Eisenbahn- und Verkehrsgewerkschaft EVG is a German trade union with approximately 204.000 members, which represents most railway-related workers and professionals EVG was founded on November 30, 2010 in Fulda as an unification of the existin ...

                                               

Gewerkschaft Deutscher Lokomotivfuhrer

The Gewerkschaft Deutscher Lokomotivfuhrer is a German trade union that represents workers in train companies. It has a membership of 34.000.

                                               

Public Services, Transport and Traffic Union

The Public Services, Transport and Traffic Union was a trade union representing transport and public service workers in Germany. The union was founded in 1949, at a meeting Stuttgart. Unlike its pre-war predecessors, it did not represent postal w ...

                                               

Trade, Banking and Insurance Union

The Trade, Banking and Insurance Union was a trade union representing workers in commerce and finance in Germany. During 1947 and 1948, German trade unionists were regrouping and the majority decided to establish the German Trade Union Confederat ...

                                               

Union of Miners of Germany

The Union of Miners of Germany was a trade union representing miners in Germany. The union was founded in 1889 at a meeting at Dorstfeld, to represent miners in the Rheinland and Westphalia. The following year, it broadened its focus to recruit m ...

                                               

Vereinigung der Vertragsfussballspieler

The Vereinigung der Vertragsfussballspieler e. V. is the union of professional football players. It has approximately 1300 members, plaing in the German professional leagues. Nowadays it is possible that also junior players at the beginning of th ...

                                               

Francis Yao Asare

Francis Yao Asare was a Ghanaian pharmacist and politician. He served on various ministerial portfolios and served as a member of parliament for the Buem constituency during the first republic.

                                               

Trade unions in Ghana

The first industrial action in Ghana - at the time still the British colony Gold Coast - was a strike by the countrys miners in 1919. This led to a series of successful collective actions by workers. Permanent organizations were formed as well. U ...

                                               

Ghana Trades Union Congress

The GTUC as a central co-ordinating body for 14 union groups in 1945. The unions were registered under the Trade Union Ordinance of 1941. In 1954, the union proposed that the local unions be amalgamated along industrial groupings to make the unio ...

                                               

Union of Informal Workers Associations

Union of Informal Workers Associations is Ghanas first national trade union for workers in the informal economy. It was established in 2013 under the name CIWA which was later changed to UNIWA in recognition of its status as a trade union. It is ...

                                               

All-Workers Militant Front

The All-Workers Militant Front is a coordination centre within the Greek trade union movement, founded on the initiative of Communist Party of Greece trade-unionists in April 1999. Among its members are unionists coming from different political b ...

                                               

Manpower Citizens Association

The MPCA was first registered in 1937, and was initially led by Ayube Mohamed Edun. The union represented sugar workers, many of whom were Indo-Guyanese. After the Leonora sugar workers strike in 1939, membership began to increase significantly, ...

                                               

Hungarian Writers Union

The Hungarian Writers Union was founded in 1945 at the end of World War II. Initially the union was intended to be an organizational body through which the interests of writers in Hungary could be represented. It grew to become a major voice of d ...

                                               

All India Trade Union Congress

The All India Trade Union Congress is the oldest trade union federations in India. It is not affiliated to any political party. According to provisional statistics from the Ministry of Labour, AITUC had a membership of 2.677.979 in 2002. It was f ...

                                               

Indian Federation of Labour

Indian Federation of Labour is a federation of trade unions in India. IFL was founded in 1941 by M.N. Roy, after a split from the All India Trade Union Congress. IFL strongly supported the British war effort. Maniben Kara was a prominent IFL lead ...

                                               

Sentral Organisasi Buruh Republik Indonesia

Sentral Organisasi Buruh Republik Indonesia was an Indonesian trade union centre. SOBRI was founded in Bandung in 1951. SOBRI functioned as the trade union wing of the Murba Party.

                                               

Central Council of Trade Unions

Central Council of Workers Unions was an organization of trade unions in Persia. The organization was founded in 1921 by the Communist Party of Persia and socialists. The Central Council became the most important mass organization of the Communis ...

                                               

Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company

The Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company is a trade union centered on the Greater Tehran region. It has a membership of over 17.000 labourers; most of whom work for the United Bus Company of Tehran. Initially established in 1958 ...

                                               

Connect (Irish trade union)

The union came into existence in 2001, when it was named the Technical Engineering and Electrical Union TEEU. It arose from an amalgamation between the Electrical Trades Union and the National Engineering and Electrical Trades Union. Both unions ...

                                               

Prison Officers Association (Ireland)

The Prison Officers Association is a trade union representing prison officers in Ireland. The union was founded in 1947 by prison officers working at Mountjoy Prison in Dublin. Although it gradually established branches at other prisons, progress ...

                                               

Ryanair Pilot Group

The Ryanair Pilot Group is an unrecognised labor union formed in 2012 by pilots working for the low cost Irish airline, Ryanair. The RPG consists solely of pilots flying Ryanair aircraft and allows pilots to register via their online website. Mor ...

                                               

Unite the Union

Unite the Union, commonly known as Unite, is a British and Irish trade union, formed on 1 May 2007, by the merger of Amicus and the Transport and General Workers Union. With just over 1.2 million members, it is the second largest trade union in t ...

                                               

Koah LaOvdim

Koah LaOvdim is an Israeli labor union organization founded on 30 May 2007 as an initiative by a group of social and labor activists to create a new, active and militant general labor union in Israel. The organization was established as a result ...

                                               

Biennio Rosso

The Biennio Rosso was a two-year period, between 1919 and 1920, of intense social conflict in Italy, following the First World War. The revolutionary period was followed by the violent reaction of the Fascist blackshirts militia and eventually by ...

                                               

Federazione Nazionale Stampa Italiana

The Federazione Nazionale Stampa Italiana is the unitary trade union of the Italian journalists, which signs on their name the national collective agreement. Since 15 December 2015 it is chaired by Giuseppe Giulietti, replacing Santo Della Volpe ...

                                               

General Confederation of Labour (Italy)

General Confederation of Labour was an Italian labor union, founded in 1906, under the initiative of socialist militants. Having survived the Fascist dictatorship and the Second World War as an underground organization, the CGL joined the cross-p ...

                                               

2004 Nippon Professional Baseball realignment

The 2004 Nippon Professional Baseball realignment was a series of events that occurred during the 2004 Nippon Professional Baseball season that changed the landscape of Nippon Professional Baseball. In June of that season, the Osaka Kintetsu Buff ...

                                               

All Japan Construction, Transport and General Workers Union

The All Japan Construction, Transport and General Workers Union is a Japanese trade union group, which is usually referred to as Kenkōrō in Japanese. It is affiliated to Zenroren, the second largest of Japans three main trade union confederations.

                                               

General Union

The General Union is a labor union founded in 1991 and headquartered in Osaka, Japan. Membership is open to all nationalities and all workers. It has members working in trading companies, factories and restaurants but the majority of members are ...

                                               

National Union of General Workers

The National Union of General Workers is the shortened, English title of the National Union of General Workers National Council, a national labour union council established in 1991. NUGW is affiliated to the National Trade Union Council, the smal ...

                                               

Tozen

Tozen Union, or Tozen is a Japanese labour union. It was founded on April 25, 2010 by Louis Carlet, Dave Ashton, Tony Dolan and others. It is a "godo roso" general amalgamated union, the first ever in Japan with an most-foreign top executive. Alt ...

                                               

Arodnieks (1920)

Arodnieks was a newspaper published from Riga, Latvia between 1920 and 1934. The frequency of publication varied from fortnightly to weekly. The circulation of the newspaper was between 2.000-5.000 copies per issue. Initially it was an organ of t ...

                                               

Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia

The Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia is the only national trade union center in Latvia. It was founded in 1990 as a reformation of the Soviet era trade unions. LBAS is the biggest non-governmental organisation in Latvia which protects the ...

                                               

Trade unions in Malaysia

While the Malaysian constitution guarantees the rights of all Malaysians to form and join a trade union, there are several restrictions imposed by the laws relating to trade unions, i.e., the Trade Unions Act of 1959 and the Industrial Relations ...

                                               

Malaysian Trades Union Congress

The Malaysian Trades Union Congress, abbreviated MTUC, is a national trade union centre in Malaysia. It was formed in 1949 and was originally known as the Malayan Trades Union Council. It then changed its name to the Malayan Trades Union Congress ...

                                               

Malta Workers Union

The UHM Voice of the Workers is a national trade union center in Malta. It was founded on 29 September 1966, under the name Malta Government Clerical Union, and changed its name in 1978 to UHM. The union has members in both the private and public ...

                                               

Rio Blanco strike

Following a two-week railroad strike in the summer of 1906, further labor unrest developed among cotton and textile workers in the neighboring states of Tlaxcala and Puebla. Central Mexican textile workers had organized as the Gran Circulo de Obr ...

                                               

Regional Confederation of Mexican Workers

The Confederacion Regional Obrera Mexicana is a federation of labor unions in Mexico, whose power was at its height between 1918 and 1928. CROM was an umbrella organization for both industrial workers as well as agricultural workers and peasants. ...

                                               

Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educacion

Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educacion is a trade union which represents teachers in Mexico. Its current Secretary-General and President is Mtro. Alfonso Cepeda Salas With over 1.4 million members, it is currently the largest teachers ...

                                               

All Burma Trade Union Congress

The All Burma Trade Union Congress was a central trade union organisation in Burma. ABTUC was founded on January 30, 1940. ABTUC had its origins in the All Burma Labour Conference, which had been assembled by the Thakins in July 1939. In August 1 ...

                                               

Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging

The FNV was founded in 1976 as a federation of two unions, the Catholic NKV and the social-democratic NVV. The Protestant CNV originally also participated in the talks, but it refused to fully merge into a new union. The federation was founded be ...

                                               

General Diamond Workers Union of the Netherlands

The General Diamond Workers Union of the Netherlands was a trade union for diamond workers in the Netherlands from 1894 to the 1920s. In 1893, the National Labor Secretariat NAS was founded as a national trade union center based on syndicalist pr ...

                                               

Kristiania match workers strike of 1889

The Kristiania match workers strike was an industrial dispute involving female match workers at the factories Bryn and Gronvold in Kristiania in 1889. The strike started when the wages were suddenly reduced by 20% in October 1889, and involved 37 ...

                                               

Milk strike

The milk strike was a strike in Nazi-occupied Oslo on 8 and 9 September 1941. It led to strong reprisals from the German occupiers, in the form of martial law, court-martial, mass arrests, two executions and several long-term jail sentences.

                                               

Fagopposisjonen av 1940

Fagopposisjonen av 1940 was a grouping among Norwegian trade unionists in 1940, after the German invasion of Norway. It had roots in a 1930s informal oppositional group within the Norwegian labour movement. The informal group was led by Håkon Mey ...