|Irish Congress of Trade Unions|
|Affiliation||ITUC, ETUC, TUAC|
|Key people||David Begg, general secretary, Peter Bunting Assistant General Secretary,|
|Office location||Dublin, Ireland|
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), formed in 1959 by the merger of the Irish Trade Union Congress (founded in 1894) and the Congress of Irish Unions (founded in 1945), is a national trade union centre, the umbrella organisation to which trade unions in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland affiliate. The year 1959 ( MCMLIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Ireland (pronounced /ˈaɾlənd/ Éire) is the third largest island in Europe, and the twentieth-largest island in the world Inaugural Congress The founding and first congress of the ITUC was held November 1 - 3 2006 in Vienna The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC is a Trade union organization which was established in 1973 to represent workers and their national affiliates at the The Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC is a Trade union advisory committee with consultative Dublin (ˈdʌblɨn/ /ˈdʊblɨn or /ˈdʊbəlɪn/, bˠalʲə aːha klʲiəh or cliə(ɸ is both the largest city and capital of Ireland. The year 1959 ( MCMLIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. A national trade union centre is a Federation or Confederation of Trade unions in a single Country. For the fictional company set in the Resident Evil videogame series see Umbrella Corporation. A trade union or labour union is an organization of workers who have banded together to achieve common goals in key areas such as wages hours and working conditions forming Ireland ( Irish: Éire, ˈeːrʲə is a country in north-western Europe. Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a Country within the United Kingdom, lying in the northeast of
There are currently 57 unions with membership of the ICTU, representing about 500,000 members. Trade Union members represent 31. 5% of the Irish workforce. This is a significant decline since the 55. 3% recorded in 1980 and the 38. 5% reported in 2003. Members are mainly concentrated in the Public Sector .
The supreme policy-making body of the ICTU is the Biennial Delegate Conference, to which affiliated unions send delegates. On a day-to-day basis the ICTU is run by an Executive Committee and a staffed secretariat headed up by the General Secretary.
Congress is the sole Irish affiliate of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), the representative body for trade unions at European level. The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC is a Trade union organization which was established in 1973 to represent workers and their national affiliates at the
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