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General Confederation of Trade Unions

The General Confederation of Trade Unions or GCTU (Russian: Всеобщая Конфедерация Профсоюзов, Vseyobschya Konfederatsya Profsoyuzov or VKP) is an international trade union confederation. It was founded April 16, 1992 and incorporates members from the Commonwealth of Independent States.

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Full nameGeneral Confederation of Trade Unions
Native nameВсеобщая Конфедерация Профсоюзов
FoundedApril 16, 1992
Members75 million
Key peopleVladimir Scherbakov, president
Office location42, Leninsky Prospekt, 119119, Moscow, Russian Federation

The GCTU claims a membership of 75 million and is led by Vladimir Scherbakov as president.


Member UnionsEdit

National Trade Union CentersEdit

The national trade union centers affiliated with the GCTU as of 2009 included:[1][2]

Industrial Trade Union InternationalsEdit

The industrial trade union internationals with the GCTU as of 2009 included:[3][4]

See alsoEdit


  • ICTUR; et al., eds. (2005). Trade Unions of the World 6th Ed. John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.

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