Egyptian Trade Union Federation
|Full name||Egyptian Trade Union Federation|
|Members||about 6 million workers|
|Key people||Gebaly Mohamed Gebaly, Chairman
Abdel Monem al-Gamal, Deputy Chairman
|Office location||Cairo, Egypt|
The Egyptian Trade Union Federation (ETUF) is a trade union based in Cairo, Egypt.
History and profile
The ETUF was founded in 1957 as a state-controlled union. Until 2011 all unions other than the ETUF were banned. During the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 ETUF leaders were active in defending the Mubarak regime, including participating in attacks on peaceful protestors.
- Adly, Amr. "Low-Cost Authoritarianism: The Egyptian Regime and Labor Movement Since 2013". Carnegie Middle East Centre. Retrieved 16 March 2016.
- Bassiouni, Mustafa. "Reforming Egypt's State-Led Trade Union: A Cautionary Tale". Al-Akhbar. Retrieved 16 March 2016.
- ICTUR; et al., eds. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.
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