Confederação Geral dos Trabalhadores

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Full name General Confederation of Workers
Native name Confederação Geral dos Trabalhadores
Founded March 23, 1986
Affiliation ITUC, ORIT
Key people Canindé Pegado, general secretary
Office location São Paulo, Brazil
Country Brazil

The Confederação Geral dos Trabalhadores (General Confederation of Workers, CGT) is the second-largest federation of labor unions in Brazil. Founded in 1986, the CGT is close to the centrist Party of the Brazilian Democratic Movement (PMDB).


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

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