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[GEFONT]. General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions. An Introduction. Vision Statement. 'Socialism for the Dignified Working Class and a Prosperous Life'. Mission. To build awareness in working class on rights & responsibilities To strengthen unified pro-worker trade unionism

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An introduction

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General

Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions

An Introduction


An introduction

Vision Statement

'Socialism for the Dignified Working Class and a Prosperous Life'


An introduction

Mission

  • To build awareness in working class on rights & responsibilities

  • To strengthen unified pro-worker trade unionism

  • To eliminate feudal production relations

  • To be active for international solidarity of working classes against capitalist globalisation

  • To strengthen the role of the working class in social movement

  • To assist the establishment of people's pluralistic democratic political system


An introduction

Basic Principle

GEFONT is a Pro-worker Trade Union Movement. Following are the basic Characteristics

  • Mass base

  • Independent

  • Militant

  • Socialist Perspective


An introduction

Our Historical Footsteps

  • 1947 Nepalese trade union movement started

  • 1950All Nepal Trade Union Congress (ANTUC)

  • established as first reorganised union center

  • 1960-78 Unions were banned

  • 1979Reorganised process started as continuation

  • of ANTUC

  • July 20, 1989 GEFONT established

  • July 1990 First open air programme of GEFONT

  • GEFONT National Congress

    • First CongressMarch 28-31, 1992

  • Second Congress March 16-19, 1996

  • Third Congress May 1-3, 2000


An introduction

National Affiliates

NIWU

ITGWUN

ITWAN

NICWU

NIHWU

UNITRAV

CWWD

ITPWUN

FAWN

IPWUN

NRPU

NICIWU

NIFBWU

IGCUN

CUPPEC

NATU


An introduction

Membership

Name of Affiliates Paid up Signature Associate Total

Manufacturing (NIWU)1,0003,5004,300 7,800

Textile-garment (ITGWUN)5,00015,00017,000 32,000

Transportation (ITWAN),85312,85339,802 52,655

Carpet (NICWU),0005,15415,326 20,480

Hotel (NIHWU)5,5388,00012,000 20,000

Trekking (UNITRAV)1,2845,7005,300 11,000

Press (IPWUN)2508502,950 3,800

Tea-plantation (ITPWUN)2,5005,5004,000 9,500

Auto-mechanics (NATU)1,8001,8002,200 4,000

Construction (CUPPEC)4,7904,79017,710 22,500

Garbage cleaners (IGCUN)8,181,0463,054 4,100

Food and Beverage (NIFBWU)3,0293,0296,171 9,200

Chemical- Iron (NICIWU)3,8133,81316,727 20,540

Riskhaw Pullers (NRPU)3,00014,0004,000 18,000

Agriculture (FAWN)3,00035,25739,743 75,000 Total52,175120,292190,283 310,575


An introduction

Structure

National Congress (every 4 yrs.)

National Council (meets every year)

National Executive Committee (meets 1/2 yr.

  • Deparments

  • Foreign Affair

  • Labour Relation

  • Education

  • Finance

  • Office-pub

Regional

Co-ordination

Committee

Central

Office

National

Affiliates

  • Commission

  • Planning & research

  • Auditing

Zonal Comt.

interprise

local unit

District

Co-ord Committee

Secre

tariat

Issues base

committee


An introduction

Local

Committes

National Congress

National Council

National Exe Cott’ee

Secretariat

Commissions

Departments

Subject Cott’ees

Affiliates

Zonal

Committes

Regional

Annual

Planning

Workshop

Annual

Planning

Workshops

in Regions


An introduction

Past Activities

1. From July 1993, GEFONT started a programme named - TRUE Campaign. Later, it was revised and modified as a 'Mobile Trade Union School'.

2. An 'Emergency Fund Scheme' was designed for the assistance and welfare of workers. It was established on December 10, 1994.

3. GEFONT is providing free legal services to the needy ones.


An introduction

Past Activities

4. GEFONT launched a plan of action to implement OSH education and training through its subject committee.

5. GEFONT has successfully organised an International Trade Union Conference (ITUC) on ' Economic Liberalisation and Pro-worker Trade Unionism" From December 10-14, 1994 in Kathmandu. In order to co-ordinate activities among network members the conference entrusted the responsibility of ITUN secretariat to GEFONT.


An introduction

Past Activities

6. GEFONT has developed its own strategy of progressive elimination of child labour. It is one of the on-going campaigns of GEFONT.

7. Policy intervention is one of the key area for GEFONT. GEFONT contributed lots with special emphasis on National Labour Policy since 1996. It resulted declaration of a national labour policy 2000. Besides this, there are several issues on which GEFONT has played a key role in policy formulation.

8. GEFONT is giving high emphasis to organise informal sector including agriculture.


An introduction

Past Activities

9. Kamaiyas are the most exploited worker in Nepal. GEFONT organised a campaign and now, they have been officially liberated and GEFONT effort enabling them to enter in labour market is ongoing.

10. Under the slogan "Not Mere Representation but Participation", GEFONT has been gearing up Woman Workers' Campaign since 1992. This campaign aims at highlighting the women & gender issues at workplace.

11.The Campaign for Line Industry Federation has been completed late 1997 by restructuring various affiliates.


An introduction

Past Activities

12. GEFONT planned to develop 100 all-rounder trade unionists by the year 2000 as one of the Human Resource Development programmes initiated after 1996 under GEFONT umbrella.

13. Workers' Co-operatives has been given due emphasis. Having several hit-and-trial exercises, GEFONT has come at a point to launch a Health Co-operative.

14.GEFONT has launched a Campaign for Labour Building Construction by year 2000. It is a symbol of Dignity and Unity of the working class of Nepal. The project has completed now, with a building inaugurated on 1 May 2000.


An introduction

GEFONT Campaign in New Millenium

1. Educational Campaign

2. Organisational expansion & mobilisation

3. Development of a unified Trade Union Movement

4. Involvement in issues of social concern

5. Planned movement in basic levels

6. Social security campaign

7. Campaign for an effective implementation of

labour laws

8. Programme for Human Resource Development


An introduction

GEFONT Campaign in New Millenium

9. Workers' co-operatives for collectivism

10. Programme for financial independence

11. Campaign for woman workers

12. Action research and policy intervention

13. Joining hands with political parties for social

transformation

14. Foreign employment & programme for migrant

workers

15. Development of international relation

16. Publication reflecting collectivism and based on

target groups


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