Gibraltar Confederation of Labour

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The Gibraltar Confederation of Labour was a trade union established in the British and at the time Crown colony of Gibraltar in 1947, and promoted by the Association for the Advancement of Civil Rights (AACR).[1] Its first president was Albert Risso,[2] at the time president of the AACR. During 1948, Albert Fava become its general secretary. However, he was deported by the Governor on the grounds of being a member of the Communist Party. [3]

It merged with the Transport and General Workers' Union in 1963.[4]


  1. ^ Stephen Constantine (2009). Community and identity. The making of modern Gibraltar since 1704. Manchester University Press. p. 346. ISBN 978-0-7190-8054-8. 
  2. ^ Workers champion gets Gibraltar Award, Gibraltar
  3. ^ Deportation of Albert Fava 1948, Vox, 11 January, 2012
  4. ^ Trade union family trees: Transport and General Workers Union

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