German Trade Union Confederation

The German Trade Union Confederation (; DGB) is an umbrella organisation (sometimes known as a national trade union center) for eight German trade unions, in total representing more than 6 million people (31 December 2011). It was founded in Munich, 12 October 1949.

The DGB coordinates joint demands and activities within the German trade union movement. It represents the member unions in contact with the government authorities, the political parties and the employers' organisations. However, the umbrella organisation is not directly involved in collective bargaining and does not conclude collective labour agreements.

Union delegates elect committees for 9 districts, 66 regions and the federal centre. The organisation holds a federal congress every four years. This assembly sets the framework for trade union policies and elects five Federal Executives. Together with the presidents of the member unions they constitute the DGB's executive committee. The members of the executive committee, together with the DGB regional presidents and 70 delegates from the unions, form a Federal Council which meets once a year to make decisions on national issues. The DGB also has a youth organisation, DGB-Jugend.

The DGB has its headquarters in Berlin. It is a member of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). Provided by Wikipedia
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Volume 1 from Zur Sache
Year: 1978
Publisher: Bund-Verl. (Köln)
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Eine problemorientierte Einführung mit einem Kompendium beschäftigungspolitischer Fachbegriffe
Year: 1976
Publisher: Bund-Verl. (Köln)
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Alternativen zu den Vorschlägen der Rürup-Kommission
Year: 2003
Publisher: VSA-Verl. (Hamburg)
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Year: 1995
Publisher: Bund-Verl. (Köln)
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Schwarz-Gelb auf dem Prüfstand
Year: 2011
Publisher: Vorwärts-Buch (Berlin)
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Jugendarbeitslosigkeit in Europa
Year: 2013
Publisher: Vorwärts-Buch Verl.-Ges. (Berlin)
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Eine problemorientierte Einführung mit einem Kompendium beschäftigungspolitischer Fachbegriffe
Year: 1980
Publisher: Bund-Verl. (Köln)
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Die Zukunft der Frauenarbeit
Volume 10 : Frauenpolitik from SWI zum Thema
Year: 1990
Publisher: SWI-Verl. (Bochum)
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Eine Streitschrift gegen die weitere Entsolidarisierung der Gesellschaft
Year: 2005
Publisher: VSA-Verl. (Hamburg)
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