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Confederación Intersindical Galega

The Galician Unions Confederacy (Galician: Confederación Intersindical Galega, CIG) is a trade union in that was created after the merge of two previous unions: the INTG and the CXTG. It has a Galician nationalist and socialist ideology and generally defends a combative labour model, as opposed to the perceived mild tactics of the other two main unions in Galicia, CCOO and the UGT. The union has organized 6 general strikes in Galicia since its creation.[1]

Full nameGalician Unions Confederacy
Native nameConfederación Intersindical Galega
Membersmore than 80,000
Key peoplePaulo Carril, general secretary
Office locationSantiago de Compostela, Galicia

Currently the CIG has 4,480 labour delegates (28.28% of the total)[2] and more than 80,000 members, being the largest union in Galicia both in membership and delegates.


External linksEdit

  • (in Galician) CIG official site.