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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]

CIG
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Full nameGalician Unions Confederacy
Native nameConfederación Intersindical Galega
Founded1993
Membersmore than 80,000
AffiliationWFTU
Key peoplePaulo Carril, general secretary
Office locationSantiago de Compostela, Galicia
CountrySpain
Websitegalizacig.gal

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.

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  • (in Galician) CIG official site.