In the backdrop of defeat of fascism, WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS (WFTU) was formed on 03RD OCTOBER 1945 to organize the working class of the world on class oriented lines and to coordinate their struggles. On 03rd October this year, WFTU shall be completing 70 years of its glorious and eventful journey. In 2009, it was decided to observe the Foundation Day of WFTU, on 03rd October every year, as the INTERNATIONAL ACTION DAY.
The Presidential Council of WFTU, from its meeting held in Geneva on 06th and 07th June 2015, decided to celebrate, in a befitting manner, the completion of 70 years of WFTU through various programme culminating a central function in Brazil on 03rd October; affiliates all over the world have simultaneously been called upon to celebrate the occasion through seminars, conventions, meetings and other campaign programme throughout the month of September and to observe INTERNATIONAL ACTION DAY ON 03RD OCTOBER 2015 in a manner befitting the occasion.
Our state-level affiliates and affiliated bank-level All India Federations are, accordingly, advised to organize, prior to and on 03rd October 2015, suitable programme, whether of their own or jointly with other fraternal organizations, as may be considered feasible, to observe INTERNATIONAL ACTION DAY ON 03RD OCTOBER 2015.
It has been decided to bring about some uniformity through a common BADGE WEARING on the day by our members and friends. Specimen of the BADGE is given for the units to do the needful at their respective ends.