Confederazione Generale Italiana del Lavoro - Italian General Confederation of Labour
CGIL is a national trade union based in Italy. CGIL has been influenced since the 50's by the Communist Party (PCI) and until recent years by its political heirs PD.|
It has been the most important Italian trade union since its creation: with a membership of over 5.5 million, the CGIL is currently the second largest trade union in Europe.
CISL and UIL are the other most importants Italian trade unions.