Central Union of Workers

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CUT
Central Union of Workers
Central Unitaria de Trabajadores
CUT logo.jpg
Founded1986
HeadquartersBogotá, Colombia
Location
Key people
Tarsicio Mora Godoy, president
Domingo Tovar, secretary general
Websitewww.cut.org.co

The Central Union of Workers (CUT; Spanish: Central Unitaria de Trabajadores) is a Marxist trade union centre in Colombia. It was formed in 1986, and in 2002 was the country's largest union federation, with 546,000 members.[1]

ICTUR reports that nearly 800 members of CUT were murdered between 1987 and 1992.[2]

In 2000 a past president of CUT, Luis Eduardo Garzón was awarded the AFL-CIO human rights award.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ American Center for International Labor Solidarity (2006), Justice For All: The Struggle for Worker Rights in Colombia Archived 2010-07-17 at the Wayback Machine, p11
  2. ^ a b *ICTUR; et al., eds. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.

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