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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 Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)--a labor central born in 2006 with the merger of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) and the World Confederation of Labor(WCL)--said that 50 union activists were killed in 2009, bringing to 613 the number of labor leaders killed since 2002, when Uribe took office.
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.
He showed also that much of the campaign for this "independence" movement was being led by Communist labor leaders Jay Lovestone and Irving Brown, working through the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) and the UN's International Labor Organization (ILO).
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.