Around 140 ITF affiliates marked World AIDS Day with a range of activities designed to raise awareness and beat discrimination on Sunday 1 December.
Union representatives working in the global delivery sector in Central America met in November to discuss strategies for protecting employees in an ever more hostile, anti-union environment.
The ITF and International Association of Public Transport (UITP) today signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), backing the expansion of public transport as a key driver of sustainable growth, key jobs, and environmental protection.
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has demanded the reinstatement of protection for a dock workers’ union leader in Guatemala whose life is in danger.
The ITF is taking action to support a Swaziland Airlink engineer, who has been dismissed after reporting an alleged racist incident at the hands of a white cabin crew member.
The ITF and ITUC have written jointly to the government of South Korea to express their fears that labour rights could be violated during a forthcoming strike against rail restructuring and privatisation.
ITF unions at the forefront of tackling violence against women today received extra support as the ITF launched a ground-breaking new publication: ITF Action Guide on: violence against women.
Workers at ITF-affiliated Unite the Union took action on unreasonable workloads and alleged bullying with a 24-hour strike, which started at 00.
The ITF this week called on affiliates to join workers around the world and demand good jobs at Walmart companies and along the Walmart supply chain.
ETF- and ITF-affiliated transport unions from across Denmark, Sweden and Norway have pledged their support to dockers in Risavika Terminal who are now in the second week of their boycott.
Transport sector workers in Tunisia have called a one-day strike on 12 December 2013 in response to the continuing erosion of workers’ rights.
Representatives of the ITF and International Union of Foodworkers (IUF) this week spoke at a conference, where activists and government representatives alike discussed the continued organisation of workers in the fisheries industry.
The ITF today launched a vibrant and dynamic new website, which will enable transport workers to connect and contribute to the ITF women transport workers conference taking place in India on 27th and 28th January 2014.
After a fightback lasting over two years, the ITF-affiliated Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA) has won an agreement from Philippines Airlines for the return to work of staff who were outsourced on inferior conditions and short term contracts, threatened with redundancy, and even locked out.
A first-of-its-kind supply chain and logistics symposium closed thisweek at the ITF’s London headquarters with a strong call for new thinking from the global labour movement and a focus on the ‘real employer’.
ITF unions have been taking action to relieve the suffering of those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
The ITF last week wrote to the South Korean government to call for the release of three railway workers who have been detained pending trial following a rail collision in Daegu, South Korea, in August this year.
Twenty activists from 14 countries came together in Johannesburg last week to determine the next steps in the fight against climate change.
The ITF Americas regional conference – which has brought together activists from right across Latin America and the Caribbean – closed yesterday with a plan to achieve a better future for workers and unions.
Transport workers are at the centre of the world’s supply chains.