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Solomon Islands union rebuilds against all odds

ITF - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:49
The ITF will soon have a new affiliate from the Solomon Islands, as workers in the country set to rebuilding their union.
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ITF demands investigation into Norwegian airline

ITF - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 01:58
ITF unions have vowed to protect working conditions for aviation workers at Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS).
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ITF puts Turkish employer on notice

ITF - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 05:56
The ITF this week slammed Turkish employer TÜVTÜRK for reported unfair dismissals of union members following a union building campaign.
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Pensions win for Dutch dockers

ITF - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 03:19
The retirement arrangements of 8,000 Dutch dockers are set to be positively impacted after a settlement was reached over pensions held by corporate giant Aegon.
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Swazi union leader finally free

ITF - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 07:47
Basil Thwala, legal advisor to the Swaziland Transport & Allied Workers’ Union (STAWU), was released from prison this weekend.
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Big win for Chilean cabin crew

ITF - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 08:04
Cabin crew at Chilean aviation company LAN Express won the right to significantly improved working conditions this week.
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ITF backs workers in Europe

ITF - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 02:26
ITF and ETF representatives and affiliates demonstrated alongside thousands of workers in Brussels to demand decent jobs for Europe last week.
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ITF tells Chevron to ‘get head out of the sand’ over Australian project delays

ITF - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 07:20
A global campaign to build awareness over the real reasons for delays and cost overruns at Chevron’s Gorgon LNG project in Australia has been launched by the International Transport Workers’ Federation and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA).
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ITF shares women’s leadership learnings at maritime women event

ITF - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 09:08
The ITF was glad to support the World Maritime University’s maritime women: global leadership conference in Sweden this week, which attracted 265 participants from 74 countries.
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Cabin crew vow to support Qantas comrades

ITF - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 07:09
Representatives of ITF-affiliated cabin crew unions meeting in London today pledged their support for their Qantas colleagues, who are facing unparalleled job cuts.
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Solidarity rally in Norway as port strike enters sixth month

ITF - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 07:09
ITF and ETF affiliates are being asked to show their support for Norwegian dockers who will hold a rally this weekend as strikes continue in ports across the country.
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ITF unions in HIV/AIDS agreement victory

ITF - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 07:52
ITF docker affiliates in central America have used ITF materials to help win protection from HIV/AIDS discrimination at work.
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UN backs equality of women

ITF - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 05:11
New United Nations (UN) recommendations should help grassroots organisers to improve the status of women transport workers, an ITF representative said this week.
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Swazi union wins air strike charges battle

ITF - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:51
ITF affiliate the Swaziland Transport & Allied Workers’ Union (STAWU) has followed up

SuperShuttle drivers fight for their jobs

ITF - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 03:07
Airport shuttle drivers in Denver, USA, rallied outside employers SuperShuttle last week, under the threat of reduced wages and potential job losses.
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Dispute escalates in Belgium as attack on EU dockers continues

ITF - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 03:28
The Europe-wide fight to protect dockers' work is continuing as a dispute in the port of Antwerp, Belgium escalates.
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Trade union leaders pay tribute to Bob Crow

ITF - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:46
One of the world’s great working class heroes, Bob Crow, has been laid to rest in the presence of family, friends and comrades in a service in London.
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Investigation promised into abuses against dockers’ union in Honduras

ITF - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:20
‘Investigation and engagement’ have been promised by the Honduran Ambassador to the UK, over the ongoing trade union rights abuses against ITF affiliated union members in Puerto Cortés.
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Freight handlers strike for better conditions

ITF - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:19
Some 200 freight handlers at Schiphol airport, the Netherlands, went on strike this week over deteriorating working conditions.
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Workers fight for decent conditions

ITF - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:00
Transport workers in Iran continued the fight back against reported ongoing anti-union behaviour with a protest at Iranian government offices earlier this month.
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