The 14th of July Street (Arbataash Tamuz Street) which runs over the 14th of July Bridge (Arbataash Tamuz Bridge) runs between the Presidential Palace and the New Presidential Palace, both of which were in use by the Coalition Provisional Authority. It was said that British trade unions should not tell Iraqi trade unions how to conduct their affairs but Congress policy said that we support the IFTU. They highlighted their needs in terms of financial support, training for union representatives and leaders, and advice on recruitment, tackling unemployment and privatisation. there were no structures within the GUFs/ICFTU to articulate a distinctive Arab trade union voice; Arab trade union involvement in the GUFs was very limited; and. Mostrar búsqueda. Not Now. Iraq Facilities Introduction Maps Alphabetical Listing References. In reply, it was said that it was ultimately Iraqis who must choose - the TUC could choose to deal with only one union if it wished, but it should be aware that there are more. In Focus . The area was garnished with world-class date producing palms, various fruit and other exotic trees. AFL-CIO - American Federation of Labour-Congress of Industrial Organisations: the US trade union national confederation, FWCUI - Federation of Workers Councils and Unions in Iraq/ UUI - the Union of the Unemployed in Iraq, GFITU - General Federation of Iraqi Trade Unions, GFTU - General Federation of Trade Unions, GUFs - Global Union Federations (sectoral organisations), ICATU - International Confederation of Arab Trade Unions, ICEM - International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers’ Unions (a GUF), ICFTU - International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, IFBWW - International Federation of Building and Wood Workers (a GUF), IFJ - International Federation of Journalists, ITF - International Transport Workers’ Federation (a GUF), ITGLWF - International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation (a GUF), NASUWT - National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers, PCS - Public and Commercial Services Union, PSI - Public Services International (a GUF), T&G - Transport and General Workers’ Union, § Ghasib Hassan, President of the Railway and Aviation Union (IFTU - Iraqi Federation of Trade Unions), § Zuhar lal Jazairy, Journalists’ Union and Editor of Al Mahda newspaper, § Hassan Jumaa al Jawad, President of the Basra Oil Workers Union, § Hangaw Abdulla Khan, Head of the Kurdistan Workers’ Syndicate and Sdeeq Ramadhan Hassan, Executive Bureau member, § Falah Alwan, Federation of Works Councils and Trade Unions in Iraq, § Jabar Faris, General Federation of Iraqi Trade Unions. Trade unions in the public sector are technically illegal and there is a need for new laws to allow trade union activity. Although the picture regarding Iraqi unions will remain confused for some time to come, they believe that the IFTU is the biggest and most transparent. 232 people follow this. KBR worked astonishingly hard to provide a great meal. The trade union movement is back to same two-fold struggle, on a national basis against the US occupation and on a social basis against unemployment and forced privatisation. And change in Iraq can lead to change in the whole of the Middle East. the lack of financial and technological capacity. Also why was there a need for different national centres? Special attention was given to Iraq and representatives of the main Iraqi trade unions were invited to present the latest developments and union actions in Iraq. To access the admin area, you will need to setup two-factor authentication (TFA). Our three -day move north to Baghdad, Iraq was very successful. But it is important also that unions operate through their Global Union Federations, so that unions can interact with those Iraqi organisations closest to the ground, to diminish the appearance of working too closely with the occupying powers and so that sectoral organisations are strengthened in Iraq. The US is seeking all out privatisation, so even when troops withdraw, we will be left with economic occupation. La guerra Irán-Irak -conocida en Irán como la Guerra Impuesta (جنگ تحمیلی, tr. CU PULL OUT TO GV Demonstrators in front of embassy. There is also a need for balance between different political strands in the trade union movement in Iraq, and for efforts to be made to link up with Kurdish union movements. var script = document.createElement("script"); The Federation was formed in 2003, it emerged from the ‘Union of Unemployed of Iraq’. 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