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What does ICFTU stand for?

ICFTU stands for International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (aka International Congress of Free Trade Unions)


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According to Huffington Post, reports in 2002 revealed that the decision to outsource the torchbearer uniforms to Burma caused an uproar among human rights advocates and trade groups and prompted the head of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions to write a letter to the International Olympic Committee, stating that "No responsible organization or body should make use of products originating in Burma.
The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions sent a letter of complaint Tuesday to the International Labor Organization in which it said the climate of violence trade unionists have had to operate in raises ''serious doubts as to whether the government of Cambodia is genuinely committed to the protection of trade union rights.
Almost as soon as the first edition of Doing Business was launched, International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)-affiliated organizations in developing and transition (former Soviet or Eastern bloc) countries reported that World Bank country offices were using the "hiring and firing workers" indicators of Doing Business to publicly challenge client-country governments to reduce or eliminate various types of protection for workers.
To do business with Burma, you have to do business with the military dictatorship that is currently practicing on a widespread scale forced labor against its own people,'' Bill Jordan of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) told a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan.
Participants include the International Metalworkers Federation, the International Council of Nurses, and the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions.
Bill Jordan, General Secretary of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), representing 125 million trade unionists in 137 countries, called for morality in business leadership to meet the social challenges posed by economic globalization.