The campaign to support Norwegian dockers on strike over the need for a national dock register is escalating.
There was widespread condemnation yesterday as Korean trade union leaders attempted to make a dignified surrender to police – despite violent police intervention.
Transport workers with an opinion on gender issues in unions still have the chance to get involved in the upcoming women’s conference online.
The ITF launched a new guide on 9 January 2014 to help unions reach out to informal workers.
Support for the Korean Railway Workers’ Union (KRWU) and for Korean workers’ rights continued unabated today, as representatives from the UK Trades Union Congress (TUC), British unions and Amnesty International joined the ITF in protest at the Korean embassy in London, UK.
Informal auto rickshaw drivers in Chennai, India, won back the right to work following protests at Tambaram Railway station last month.
The fight for rights for Delta Air Lines cabin crew came to Europe this week, as grassroots activists kicked off a week of activities in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on Monday 6 January.
A consensus accord between Turkish Airlines (THY) and the ITF-affiliated Turkish civil aviation union (Hava-Is) on 19th December will ensure the reinstatement of 305 sacked workers and end a 20-month dispute at the airline.
The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and International Dockworkers’ Council (IDC) have pledged their support in a meeting on 17 December, for dockworkers in Lisbon who have been under prolonged attack from their government and employers.
Dockers from ITF unions around the world were involved in solidarity activities this week, to show their support for workers at the IKEA Canada Richmond store, who have now been locked out for over seven months.
ITF affiliates the Swaziland Transport & Allied Workers’ Union (STAWU) continued strike action against the Swaziland Civil Aviation Authority (SWACAA) over a wage dispute last week.
The ITF protested against rights violations endured by ITF affiliates in Puerto Cortés in a letter to the President of Honduras, Porfirio Lobo, on 4 December.
The ITF-affiliated Ethiopian Transport and Communication Workers Federation (ETWCF) announced the launch of a joint HIV/AIDS fund this week at the ITF Africa regional HIV seminar for civil aviation unions.
ITF activists have mobilised in support of striking Korean rail workers, who are experiencing severe government retaliation during their strike, which started on 9 December .
Workers all along the supply chain will be affected by the closure of a major Australian car manufacturer That’s the warning from ITF-affiliate, the Maritime Union of Australia following the announcement by General Motors Holden that it intends to cease manufacturing of vehicles in 2017.
ITF representatives were part of an international delegation which traveled to Sweden this week to deliver a verdict on the reported anti-union behaviour of Ikea Canada in the on-going dispute at Swedish retail giant IKEA’s Richmond, British Columbia, store.
ITF’s new affiliate in Yemen, the Labor Committee for Aden Container Termina,l protested last week in front of the port administration, after attempts to reach the ports management and the Gulf of Aden Ports Corporation failed.
French rail unions, including the ITF-affiliated Fédération CGT des Cheminots (CGT) went on national strike yesterday, 12 December, in response to government reforms at SNCF, which it says do not meet the promises made last year by the minister of transport.
Transport unions in Japan won a long-fought battle to implement better public transport legislation – after more than ten years of struggle.
Around 140 ITF affiliates marked World AIDS Day with a range of activities designed to raise awareness and beat discrimination on Sunday 1 December.