Swaziland’s continuing workers’ rights abuses saw the country stripped of a special trade agreement with the USA last week.
The ITF-affiliated Swaziland Transport and Allied Workers Union (STAWU) has saved over half the jobs at risk of redundancy at Swaziland Airlink.
The ITF is stepping up support for affiliated dockers’ unions in Norway following a reported attempt by an employer to undermine them.
The ITF applauded the action taken over modern-day slavery in Thailand and Qatar as the US downgraded both countries on its human trafficking watchlist.
ITF activists protesting in Bogotá, Colombia earlier this month faced tear gas and rubber bullets as they fought to improve working conditions.
Rail workers in Sweden celebrated a victory on Wednesday as employers Veolia agreed to a deal, bringing a 16-day long strike to an end.
ITF acting general secretary Steve Cotton today personally thanked Algerian trade unionists for their support for the
The strength of women workers was celebrated in Kandla, India recently as a 90-strong women’s meeting was held by the port union there.
The following sad message has been received from Abdulgani Serang, general secretary-cum-treasurer of the National Union of Seafarers of India: It is with a heavy heart that I inform you about the passing away of NUSI President Dr Shanti Patel, who passed away this morning at around 5 AM.
Eleven seafarers held hostage by Somali pirates for over three and a half years have finally been released, with the prospect of seeing their families once more after a terrible ordeal.
The ITF has today called for renewed efforts to end violence against women, following an attack on a female bus worker in India.
Dismissed rail union branch leaders in Thailand returned to work last week in a workers’ victory.
Petrol tanker drivers in New Zealand celebrated last week, as a month-long dispute ended in a worker victory.
Seafarers working on ships owned by members of the International Bargaining Forum’s (IBF) Joint Negotiating Group (JNG) will receive a 6.
Nigerian workers came together in Lagos last week, to learn how to strengthen their position as vital members of the global supply chain.
The ITF and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) have today submitted to the International Labor Organization (ILO) a case against Qatar for allowing its national airline, Qatar Airways, to violate ILO Convention 111, which covers discrimination in the workplace.
A multinational week of action by the ITF and maritime unions in ports around the Black Sea has brought results and challenged conditions for seafarers working on what the ITF has called the ‘sea of shame’.
The ITF has reported a Taiwanese and an Indonesian crewing agent to Interpol for suspected human trafficking after 74 Indonesian fishers working on board seven Taiwanese vessels were abandoned in September in Cape Town, South Africa.
The ITF has expressed support during a congress preparation meeting in Nigeria this week for the international campaign to secure the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by terrorist group Boko Haram.
The ITF shared the lessons of the DHL campaign at the ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation) congress in Berlin, Germany this week – and took away lessons from the world’s trade unions.