UPS workers from around the world restated their commitment to building worker power at a meeting in Washington, USA last week.
ITF affiliates are being called on to organise action at Honduran embassies in their countries in coming days to highlight concern over the ongoing intimidation and victimisation of dockers’ union members at Puerto Cortės.
ITF affiliates in Mozambique and Angola were this week revealed to have gained almost 5,000 new members in the year 2012-13, thanks to an education project in the region.
ITF women union leaders challenged the stigma surrounding HIV by being voluntarily tested for HIV in Togo last week on March 8 – International Women’s Day.
More than 4,000 railway workers from at least 17 different countries rallied outside the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 25 February, as members of the Parliament voted on the fourth railway package.
The ITF has slammed punitive retaliation against its affiliate in Korea.
Seafarers secured a minimum wage increase following talks at the International Labour Organization last week.
Bus drivers in Batumi, Georgia went on strike for nine days this month in the fight for improved working conditions.
The first ever group of HIV resource persons/peer educators working on cruise ships vowed to strengthen and protect their friends and colleagues at a cruise ship seminar in Cebu, Philippines last week.
ITF president Paddy Crumlin today put the main stevedoring company in Puerto Cortés, Honduras, on notice that it has to act to end intimidation of union members.
A strike in the ports of Portugal has been called off after the reinstatement of 47 dismissed workers and assurance from management that a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) will be negotiated.
The ITF and the International Trade Union Confederation have approached the International Labour Organization for immediate intervention in the case of Reza Shahabi.
The ongoing battle against massive job cuts on London’s underground network moved to the next stage this week, as ITF affiliates won a temporary halt to planned redundancies.
ITF acting general secretary Steve Cotton spoke up about a dispute between Thai Airways and the ITF-affiliated Thai Airways International Union (TGU) today after it emerged that the airline is seeking damages claims against union leadership.
Union leadership at Fiji's National Union of Hospitality Catering and Tourism Industries (NUHCTI) celebrated as police charges against their 'illegal strike' were dropped on February 2.
ITF affiliates the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) and Transport Salaried Staffs' Association (TSSA) began the first of two 48-hour strikes on Tuesday evening, in protest against the planned closure of all ticket offices and around 1000 job losses across the underground network in London, UK.
The ITF and fellow global union federation UNI turned over a new leaf in their relationship with the global delivery company Deutsche Post-DHL this week, as a joint statement on an Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) mediation was issued.
More than 270 ITF women from 80 countries met in Delhi, India this week to set the agenda for gender work ahead of ITF congress in August.
The father of endangered Honduran dockers’ leader Victor Crespo has died following a deliberate hit and run attack.
ITF-affiliated civil aviation unions in Francophone Africa came together in Senegal on 20 and 21 January, to develop their skills in tackling HIV/AIDS.