The General Federation of Iraqi Workers is the main national trade union centre in Iraq. It bring workers together regardless of gender, age religion and ethnicity in pursuit of commons aims of a free and democratic Iraq with a prosperous economy , where Iraqi workers enjoy better working condition, fair wages and safer environment for themselves and their families.
In September 2005 the Iraqi Federation of Trade Unions (IFTU) signed a historic merger statement with the leaders of the General Federation of Trade Unions (the old official trade union movement of Iraq) and the GFITU, which had split from the GFTU after the invasion. (You can read the statement below.)
The GFIW is preparing for the founding unity Conference of the new organisation in summer 2007. The GFIW covers 15 provinces of Iraq