Tunisian General Labour Union
The Tunisian General Labour Union (French: Union Générale Tunisienne du Travail, UGTT. Arabic: الاتحاد العام التونسي للشغل) is a national trade union center in Tunisia. It has a membership of 517,000 and was founded January 20, 1946.
|Full name||Tunisian General Labour Union|
|Native name||Union Générale Tunisienne du Travail|
|Founded||January 20, 1946|
|Affiliation||ITUC; Arab Trade Union Confederation (ATUC)|
|Key people||Noureddine Taboubi, secretary general|
|Office location||Tunis, Tunisia|
The UGTT worked together with the Tunisian Human Rights League, the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts and the Tunisian Order of Lawyers – collectively labelled the National Dialogue Quartet – to address the national discord following the Jasmine Revolution of 2011. The National Dialogue Quartet was announced as the laureate of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize "for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia".
- 1946–1952: Farhat Hached
- 1952–1952: Nouri Boudali
- 1952–1954: Mohamed Kraïem
- 1954–1956: Ahmed Ben Salah
- 1956–1963: Ahmed Tlili
- 1963–1965: Habib Achour
- 1965–1970: Béchir Bellagha
- 1970–1978: Habib Achour
- 1978–1981: Tijani Abid
- 1981–1984: Taieb Baccouche
- 1984–1989: Habib Achour
- 1989–2000: Ismaïl Sahbani
- 2000–2011: Abdessalem Jerad
- 2011-2017: Houcine Abassi
- from 2017: Noureddine Taboubi
- International Trade Union Confederation, "List of Affiliated Organisations" PDF (6th General Council, 21 June 2010, Vancouver) : http://www.ituc-csi.org/+-about-us-+.html, Retrieved 21-01-2011.
- Abbasi, Houcine. "The national role of the Tunisian General Labour Union" (PDF).
- "The Nobel Peace Prize 2015". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2015-10-09.