The ITF is supporting dockworkers in Norway who have begun a boycott at Risavika terminal today, Friday 1 November.
Global delivery campaign activists at a seminar in Kenya committed to work together to coordinate union activities and organising, strengthening workers’ voices in the country.
The ITF today launched a brand new regional conference website for its forthcoming Latin America and Caribbean conference – the last regional conference in the run-up to congress 2014.
Workers from across the globe are keeping up the pressure in support of striking Turkish Airlines (THY) workers who were unfairly sacked by phone, email or text.
ITF leaders witnessed a historic moment this week as representatives of Cuban trade unions told the ITF executive board that they wanted to work with the Federation, which they called a “great organisation”.
Workers in the Port of Rotterdam have secured a new agreement with their employer, global network terminal operator (GNT) APMT, following weeks of tense negotiations and industrial action.
The ITF is supporting workers at the Grangemouth refinery in Scotland whose operator today announced it is to close the petrochemical facility at the site, with the probable loss of over 700 jobs.
European dockers’ unions have pledged their support for workers in the Port of Rotterdam, Netherlands, who face an ongoing dispute with management over negotiation of a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA).
The LATAM union network this week built on its existing strength and welcomed new members at a meeting in Bogotá , Colombia, where workers from across the civil aviation sector and from every country in Latin America with LATAM operations came together to share experiences and support one another.
From October 15-17, Asia Pacific fisheries workers came together to discuss and tackle industry issues.
The first meeting of ITF-affiliated global delivery unions in the Arab World has ended with a vow to continue organising and building union strength throughout the region.
ITF unions stood up for workers’ rights during the ITF road and rail action week, which ran from 7-13 October.
Eighty trade union leaders representing urban transport workers from twenty seven countries met last week in Tokyo for the ITF’s first urban transport committee meeting in the Asia/Pacific region.
Comparisons were drawn this week between the conditions for Irish workers 100 years ago and the struggles they face today.
The ITF last week slammed ongoing trade union rights violations in Bahrain, highlighting the experience of the Bahrain Airport Service (BAS) union, a member of ITF-affiliated General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU).
Global union federations the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and UNI Global Union announced last week that Turkey’s TUMTIS union has secured recognition from DHL as the lawful union of choice for DHL Turkey Supply Chain staff.
ITF acting general secretary Steve Cotton last week heard directly from workers in Sweden on issues that matter to them on a short fact finding trip to the country.
Following on from the success of earlier seafarer apps, the new ITF Seafarers app launched for IOS and Android last week.
The ITF last week backed its affiliate the Asociación Colombiana de Aviadores Civiles (ACDAC) in its ongoing fight with aviation company Avianca for fair wages.
This year's theme for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) World Maritime Day, 26 September, was sustainable development.