International Federation of Chemical, Energy and General Workers' Unions (ICEF)

Fédération internationale des travailleurs de la chimie, de l'énergie et des industries diverses
Federación Internacional de Trabajadores de la Quimica, Energia e Industrias Diversas
Internationella Kemi-, Energi- och Fabriksarbetarefederationen

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History

22 Aug 1907, Stuttgart (Germany), as International Federation of General Factory Workers -- Fédération internationale d'organisations d'ouvriers d'usine -- Internationale Vereinigung der Fabrikarbeiter-Verbände -- International Grov- og Fabriksarbejder-Føderation. Name changed to International Federation of Industrial Organizations and General Workers' Unions, 16-18 Aug 1950, Rüdesheim (Germany FR) at 8th Congress, when new statutes adopted. These statutes were amended in 1953, Vienna (Austria) at 9th Congress. Name changed again in 1964, to International Federation of Chemical and General Workers Unions -- Fédération internationale des syndicats de travailleurs de la chimie et des industries diverses. Ceased to exist, 1 Jan 1996, on merger with Miners' International Federation (MIF) and International Federation of Petroleum and Chemical Workers (IFPCW) to create International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions (ICEM).

Aims

Bring together trade unions catering for male and female workers in the atomic energy, cement, ceramic, chemical, electrical, glass, paper-making, petroleum, rubber and miscellaneous industries of all countries.

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Activities

Coordinates international collective bargaining of affiliates with multinational companies, organizing and training programmes, through regional offices in Africa, Japan, India, Latin America. Reports on: conditions of employment; vocational training; technical assistance to developing regions. Convenes congresses and industrial section conferences; collects and supplies information to affiliated organizations; coordinates the work of Workers' Group in connection with Sessions of the Chemical Industries' Committee of ILO; participates in ad hoc meetings with Industrial Committees of OECD. Instrumental in setting up Permanent Council of Unilever Workers.

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

C1878

Last News Received

198901
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