International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions

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ICEM
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Full name International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions
Founded 1995
Members 20 million
Country International
Key people Senzeni Zokwana, president
Manfred Warda, general secretary
Office location Geneva, Switzerland
Website www.icem.org
founded after merger with Miners' International Federation

International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions (ICEM) was a global union federation of trade unions. As of November 2007, ICEM represented 467 industrial trade unions in 132 countries, claiming a membership of over 20 million workers.[1]

The organization represented workers employed in a wide range of industries, including energy, mining, chemicals and bioscience, pulp and paper, rubber, gems and jewellery, glass, ceramics, cement, environmental services and others.

The international headquarters of ICEM was based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Richard Croucher and Elizabeth Cotton's book Global Unions, Global Business contains a case study of the ICEM's dealings with the Anglo-American mining company. This is in Chapter Eight. The book is published by Middlesex University Press (2009). ISBN 978-1-904750-62-8.

In June 2012 affiliates of ICEM joined the new global federation IndustriALL Global Union.

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  1. ^ "The ICEM - who we are, what we do". Retrieved 5 December 2009.