Confederation of Workers of Colombia

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Full name Confederation of Workers of Colombia
Native name Confederación de Trabajadores de Colombia
Founded 1936
Affiliation ITUC
Office location Bogotá, Colombia
Country Colombia

The Confederation of Workers of Colombia (Spanish: Confederación de Trabajadores de Colombia, CTC) is a trade union centre in Colombia. It was formed in 1936,[1] and is affiliated to the International Trade Union Confederation.[2]

In 1976 José Raquel Mercado, a former president of CTC, was assassinated by the M-19 movement.


  1. ^ American Center for International Labor Solidarity (2006), Justice For All: The Struggle for Worker Rights in Colombia Archived July 17, 2010, at the Wayback Machine., p10
  2. ^ *ICTUR et al.,, ed. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.