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General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT)

Date : 2012-09-26 16:20:27

DescriptionThis Federation has organised enterprises such as textiles, garments, jutes, pashmina, spinning and sewing across the country. Within the Nepal Independent Workers Union, the Union had been initially organised as readymade garments factory unit committee on 23rd December, 1986. As the separate Union of the workers of garment sectors, Independent Garment workers' Union of Nepal was established through the first National Conference held on December 1991 and the very Union has been registered at Labour Department in 12th January 1995. This Federation was also restructured as per the Line-industry Federation Campaign right after the GEFONT 2nd National Congress., The unity conference amongst the Unions of textile, garment, jutes, threads and cotton industries held on 22nd October, 1997 successfully brought into existence of this new organisation- Independent Textile- Garment Workers Union of Nepal (ITGWUN). The ITGWUN is one of the affiliates of Global Union Federations- the ITGLWF from 1993

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Name of InstitutionGeneral Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT)




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