Ipresson Nepal 7th National Congress 19 March [email protected] Kathmandu
Printing-press workers gathering of February 8, 1980 formed Kathmandu valley committee of Independent Press Workers Union of Nepal (IPWUN). In April 25-26, 1980 the committee held first valley conference in Itumbahal. After this conference the union started expanding in other parts of Nepal and in February 2, 1991 gathering of nation- wide press workers formed Central organising committee of IPWUN.
IPWUN is the first authorised union for workers working in printing sector. The Union had played significant role in the People’s movement of 1990. The workers from printing and publishing industry related sectors like printing press, screen printing, computer desktop publishing, xerography, graphic designing, newspaper distribution and similar sectors are members of the Union. IPWUN is affiliated to Global Union Federation- Union Network International (UNI) at international level.