Trade Unions International of Public and Allied Employees
Union internationale des syndicats des travailleurs de la fonction publique et assimilés
Unión Internacional de Sindicatos de Trabajadores de Servicios Públicos y Similares
Internationale Vereinigung der Gewerkschaften der Werktätigen des Öffentlichen Dienstes und Verwandter Berufe
Mezdunarodnoe Obedinenie Profsojuzov Trudjascihsja Obscestvennogo Obsluzivanija
1949-10-27 Berlin German DR
Founded 27-29 Oct 1949, Berlin (German DR), as Trade Unions International of Postal, Telegraph, Telephone and Radio Workers -- Union internationale des syndicats des travailleurs des postes, télégraphes, téléphones et radio. Present name adopted 12 Apr 1955, Vienna (Austria). Current Statute adopted by 8th International Trades Congress of Public and Allied Employees, Mar 1988, Sofia (Bulgaria); last amended at 10th Congress, Mar 2006, Johannesburg (South Africa). Headquarters moved to Delhi, Jun 1996, and to Kolkata (India), 1998.
Unite trade unions of officials, workers, employees, engineers, cadres and technicians employed in state, municipal, postal, telecommunication and health services, banks, finance and insurance institutions; help implement improvements in their working conditions; activate for security of employment; contribute to protective social legislation; promote international trade union unity; support the struggle for improvement of the social, economic and professional situation of public employees and for the fulfillment of their demands; defend democratic and trade union rights and liberties; activate workers' common struggle against the penetration of monopolies and transnational corporations into the public services, against discrimination and against detrimental effects of the introduction and application of new technology; strengthen the role and importance of trade unions in every social order and safeguard their rights to fully participate in negotiations and develop their work at all levels; guard interests of workers, safeguard rights already gained, work for success of their trade union demands and struggle for international understanding, lasting peace and peaceful coexistence on the basis of mutual respect, independence, sovereignty and non-interference in the affairs of other peoples, against war and aggression, for the final liquidation of colonialism and neo-colonialism, for international détente and for the achievement of general and complete disarmament.
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International Trades Congress (every 5 years), composed of delegates elected by member unions in accordance with specific norms. Directive Committee regulates activity in the period between Trades Congresses. Directive Committee, consisting of President, 2 Vice-Presidents, General Secretary and 14 members. Secretariat, composed of General Secretary and 3 Secretaries. Branch Commissions (5): State Service; Municipal Service; Health Service; Postal and Telecommunication Services; Banks, Finance and Insurance Institutions. Financial Control Commission, elected by Congress from among representatives of organizations which have affiliated member status and are not members of the Directive Committees.
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