UGTT Full name Tunisian General Labour Union Native name Union Générale Tunisienne du Travail Founded January 20, 1946 Members 517,000 Affiliation ITUC; Arab Trade Union Confederation (ATUC) Key people Noureddine Taboubi, secretary general Office location Tunis, Tunisia Country Tunisia Website www .ugtt .org .tn
Tunisian General Labour Union ( French: Union Générale Tunisienne du Travail, UGTT. Arabic: الاتحاد العام التونسي للشغل) is a national trade union center in Tunisia. It has a membership of 517,000 and was founded January 20, 1946.  
The UGTT is affiliated with the
International Trade Union Confederation and the International Confederation of Arab Trade Unions.
The UGTT worked together with the
Tunisian Human Rights League, the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts and the Tunisian Order of Lawyers – collectively labelled the National Dialogue Quartet – to address the national discord following the Jasmine Revolution of 2011. The National Dialogue Quartet was announced as the laureate of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize "for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia".  Chairman (secretaries-general) [ edit ] References [ edit ] ICTUR; et al., eds. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN . 0-9543811-5-7 External links [ edit ]