Egyptian Trade Union Federation

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Full name Egyptian Trade Union Federation
Founded 1957; 60 years ago (1957)
Members about 6 million workers
Affiliation ICATU, OATUU
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[edit]

The ETUF was founded in 1957. Until 2011, all unions other than the ETUF were banned. ETUF has a long history in defending on workers rights in Egypt as it is the sole Federation in Egypt. ETUF owns many institutions like the Workers University, the Labor Educational Association, The Resort of Al-Ahlam "Karyet Al-Ahlam" and many other provincial federations.[1][2]


  1. ^ Adly, Amr. "Low-Cost Authoritarianism: The Egyptian Regime and Labor Movement Since 2013". Carnegie Middle East Centre. Retrieved 16 March 2016. 
  2. ^ 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.