Latin American Central of Workers

Centrale latinoaméricaine des travailleurs
Central Latinoamericana de Trabajadores (CLAT)
Central Latinoamericana dos Trabalhadores

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1954-12-08 Santiago Chile


8 Dec 1954, Santiago (Chile), as Latin American Federation of Christian Trade Unions -- Confederación Latinoamericana Sindical Cristiana (CLASC). Present name adopted 1971. Regional organization of H-XA3490 - World Confederation of Labour (WCL). Following merger of H-XA1667 - International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) and WCL, Nov 2006, into A-XM2085 - International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), ceased to exist. E-XE1096 - Confederación Sindical de Trabajadores y Trabajadoras de las Américas (CSA) became regional body representing Americas.


Defend human rights in Latin America; represent interests of Latin American workers.


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Congress (every 5 years). Council (meeting annually). Executive Committee (meeting twice a year) comprises 25 members - 13 from national organizations, 7 from Latin American professional federations plus the 5 members of the Executive Bureau. Secretariat.

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GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth



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