Caribbean Congress of Labour

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Full name Caribbean Congress of Labour
Founded 1960
Members 500,000 in 17 countries
Affiliation Independent
Key people Lincoln Lewis, President
George De Peana, General Secretary
Office location Saint Michael, Barbados
Country Caribbean

The Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL) is a regional trade union federation. It represents 500,000 members in 33 affiliated unions across 17 Caribbean nations.

The federation represents trade union concerns to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), as well as the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).

The CCL works with both the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the Inter American Regional Organisation (ORIT).

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  • ICTUR et al.,, ed. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.