Writing to the ICFTU
secretary-general in 1953, he observed that the MRA's ideology "rouses an immediate response from our workers" since it "fits directly into their Buddhist background" and that it provided a "uniting ideology" on which a "classless society based on absolute moral standards" could be established (MRR Box 248, ICFTU
1953-57, Sang to J.H.
complained about the killing in a letter to the ILO dated May 11, 2004.) In November 2003, six members of FTUWKC, including Sovannareth, had filed a complaint with the management of the Trinunggal Komara garment factory and with the police at Russei Keo District in Phnom Penh, complaining about the Cambodian Union Federation (CUF).
(54) Further, the leaders of the two union organisations urged the ICFTU
and its hundreds of affiliates to join the Australasian-led protest activity.
Equally, the ICFTU
(International Confederation of Free Trade Unions) has campaigned for international codes of conduct for labour to be created (ICFTU
See Review of SUA Convention and Protocol: Submitted by the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU
), IMO Doc.
In December 2004, Burrow became the first woman elected president of the world union body, the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU
Representing New Zealand at the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions' (ICFTU
) Asia Pacific regional meeting was NZNO organiser Huia Welton.
Some China observers have expressed skepticism and concluded from the similar practices that preceded the new Provisions that "it is primarily the continued integration of the trade union into management at the workplace that prevents collective consultation from providing an adequate framework for the regulation of labour relations." (165) The ICFTU
is likewise critical, saying that earlier experiments show the "contracts [were] or are drawn up by employers and simply reflect minimum legal requirements or the continuation of past practice [and] [t]here is very little actual bargaining." (166)
* meetings on APEC and supporting ICFTU
calls for a union forum, participation of trade union representatives in APEC committees, working groups and ministerial meetings, establishment of regular contacts between the APLN and the APEC secretariat and inclusion of trade union representatives in the national consultative committees established by APEC members and in national delegations to APEC meetings (2)
Initially, they worked through ORIT--the Latin American regional organization of the anticommunist International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU
)--and helped to overthrow the government of Guatemala in 1954.
(172) See INTERNATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF FREE TRADE UNIONS (ICFTU