A forty-strong international delegation took its protest over a lack of labour rights direct to the Swiss heartland today, when it put a global company headquartered there on notice that it has to listen to its workers.
The ITF is supporting dockers in the Port of Aden, Yemen, after they began protests over pay and working conditions.
The ITF has pledged to continue the struggle for mandatory weighing of containers.
The ITF has acted to assure the safety of a Honduran trade union leader following an attack at his home and a series of threats on his life.
A brand new ITF Africa regional conference website launched today with a call for affiliates to recognise Africa’s potential and get involved in online discussions.
The ITF and the ITF Seafarers’ Trust have donated a total of GBP10,000 (USD15,000) at a fundraising event for an African maritime charity where support also came in the shape of a 17-strong ITF/Seafarers’ Trust team.
Danne Lemones Smith, a union activist and former representative of the ITF-affiliated Costa Rican SINTRAJAP union, has reportedly been attacked at his home.
The ITF Arab World regional conference culminated this week in a plan to build union power and rights throughout the region.
ITF civil aviation unions from across the world are lobbying their governments on key worker and industry issues in the run up to the latest ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) meeting.
ITF acting general secretary Steve Cotton met workers from a range of sectors during a fact-finding trip to Singapore last week.
ITF affiliated FIRST Union workers took action on apparent employer intransigence at Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) earlier this week, holding a 24-hour strike on Tuesday 3rd September.
The ITF-affiliated Canadian Auto Workers union has merged with the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union to form Unifor.
Twenty five transport workers attended a training seminar in Togo between 26 and 28 August, focused on the theme of ‘Techniques for union organising and developing strategic campaigns’.
The ITF and its member unions are launching the DHL pilots network, a new initiative for flight deck professionals and their unions in DHL’s global aviation operations.
A former Ryanair cabin crew member won a legal victory against the low-fare airline in a Norwegian court on Wednesday, 21 August.
The ITF this week lent its strong support to members in Argentina for their unwavering position in defending workers’ interests.
ITF Thai affiliates came together for a climate change seminar in Bangkok last week.
After almost a decade of struggle with employers RD Tuna, workers in Papua New Guinea last week finally won the right to form an independent union.
The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) rallied today in Scotland in support of improved safety in the offshore oil and gas industry following a helicopter crash that claimed four lives.
The ITF-affiliated Swaziland Transport and Allied Workers Union (STAWU) signed a recognition and procedural agreement with Swaziland’s Civil Aviation Authority (SWACAA) on Monday August 19.