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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 name Galician Unions Confederacy
Native name Confederación Intersindical Galega
Founded 1993
Members more than 80,000
Affiliation WFTU
Key people Paulo Carril, general secretary
Office location Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
Country Spain

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.