General Confederation of Lebanese Workers

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Full nameGeneral Confederation of Lebanese Workers
Native nameConfédération Générale des Travailleurs du Liban
PredecessorAntoine Bechara
Key peopleGhassan Ghosn, president

The General Confederation of Lebanese Workers (CGTL) (in French Confédération Générale des Travailleurs Libanais (CGTL), in Arabic الإتحاد العمالي العام في لبنان) is a liberal national trade union center in Lebanon. It was founded in 1958, and has a membership of 200,000. The original president of the confederation, Antoine Bechara, was president from 1983 to 1991 and created its logo.


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