Central Union of Workers

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

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]


  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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