This article is outdated. (June 2012)
International Metalworkers' Federation
25 million in 100 countries
Global union federation
Jyrki Raina, General Secretary
Berthold Huber, President
International Metalworkers' Federation (IMF) was a global union federation of metalworkers' trade unions, founded in Zürich, Switzerland in August 1893. As of 2009, the IMF had more than 200 member organisations in 100 countries, representing a combined membership of 25 million workers. [1 ]
The organization held a congress every four years, consisting of delegates from the member organisations. The congress established the broad lines of the IMF's policies and actions and elected the President and General Secretary of the IMF.
The international headquarters of IMF was based in
Geneva, Switzerland. There were regional offices in Johannesburg, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Santiago, Mexico City, and a project office in Russia.
In June 2012, affiliates of IMF joined the new global federation
IndustriALL Global Union.
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^ "For a strong international labour movement" . Retrieved 5 December 2009.
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