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ITF aviation affiliate files for historic election in US

Saturday, 17 January 2015, 11:00 am | ITF Press Officer

The International Transport Workers’ Federation is giving all possible backing to its American member union, The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), which has filed for a union representation election for flight attendants ... More >>

Ecuador’s dismissal of trade union leader is unconstitutiona

Saturday, 20 December 2014, 12:39 pm | ITF Press Officer

On leaving a meeting with LAN Ecuador’s manager and legal representative, Max Naranjo, at the transnational company’s offices, arranged to try and resolve the dispute caused by the dismissal of the trade union leader, Jimena López, the Minister of ... More >>

ITF slams Panama Canal Authority’s attack on union

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 3:33 pm | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today branded moves by the Panama Canal Authority (PCA) an open attack on trade unions which is in clear breach of the country’s international commitments. More >>

Thai Trial of British Researcher is ‘Blatant Victimisation’

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 3:40 pm | ITF Press Officer

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has condemned the trial of a British human rights defender Andy Hall, which opened in Thailand yesterday, as a clear example of victimisation and cover up. More >>

ITF Congress Remembers 1889 London Dockers’ Strike

Friday, 15 August 2014, 12:40 pm | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) congress in Sofia, Bulgaria, today remembered the 1889 Great London Dock Strike as a great early example of international solidarity. More >>

ITF signs memorandum of understanding with ACFTU

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 11:07 am | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the ACFTU, the All China Federation of Trade Unions, that commits both organisations to a process of dialogue and information sharing. More >>

ITF and UITP unite to promote public transport worldwide

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 12:08 pm | ITF Press Officer

PRESS RELEASE ITF and UITP unite with a vision to promote the development of public transport worldwide in the medium- and long-term More >>

ITF Statement In Support Of Hong Kong Dockers

Thursday, 4 April 2013, 10:33 am | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) spoke out yesterday against a temporary injunction that throws out striking dockers from Kwai Tsing Container Terminals, Port of Hong Kong. More >>

ITF Keeping Port And Vessel Under Observation

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 8:25 am | ITF Press Officer

The ITF is keeping the vessel Long Beach under observation after it reportedly loaded at the Mitsui-UGC terminal at the port of Vancouver, Washington State, USA, where unionised dock workers are currently locked out. More >>

Spanish & British Workers Join Rejecting Walsh’s Iberia Cuts

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 1:49 pm | ITF Press Officer

Iberia workers beginning their second phase of industrial action today are being supported by their international colleagues. As they kick off a week of demonstrations in Spain they will be joined by delegations from unions supporting their struggle ... More >>

Unions to make workers’ rights fashionable at LFW

Sunday, 17 February 2013, 9:06 am | ITF Press Officer

Two global union federations will aim to make workers’ rights fashionable at the opening of London Fashion Week tomorrow when they challenge event sponsor and logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL over its ongoing abuse of employees’ rights. More >>

Unions to Make Workers’ Rights Fashionable at LFW

Friday, 15 February 2013, 12:00 pm | ITF Press Officer

Two global union federations will aim to make workers’ rights fashionable at the opening of London Fashion Week tomorrow when they challenge event sponsor and logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL over its ongoing abuse of employees’ rights. Two models ... More >>

POAL latest: ITF comment

Monday, 4 February 2013, 9:04 am | ITF Press Officer

In the wake of initial signs of positive movement in the struggle by the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) to gain a fair and just contract with the Ports of Auckland Limited, the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the International Transport Workers’ ... More >>

ITF Gives Guarded Thumbs Up to MLC Preparation

Friday, 25 January 2013, 10:30 am | ITF Press Officer

As Malta becomes the 34th ILO member state to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006, the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today gave its cautious approval to the progress made across the shipping world to prepare for the ... More >>

ITF Unions Show Support for ILWU in Grain Dispute

Wednesday, 23 January 2013, 11:58 am | ITF Press Officer

ITF-affiliated unions around the world are showing support for their colleagues in the ILWU (International Longshore and Warehouse Union) in what could be a major labour showdown in the Pacific Northwest of the USA. More >>

ITF Calls On Panama To Help Iceberg 1 Crew

Friday, 18 January 2013, 11:37 am | ITF Press Officer

16 January 2013 ITF Calls On Panama To Help Iceberg 1 Crew The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is calling on Panama to join the effort to help the recently released crew of the Iceberg 1 to recover from their hostage ordeal. ... More >>

As German TV Reveals Abuses, Global Unions Challenge DHL

Friday, 18 January 2013, 8:45 am | ITF Press Officer

Following a German TV report on Deutsche Post DHL’s treatment of its international workforce, the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and UNI global union have called on the company to clean up its act. The multinational logistics ... More >>

ITF Welcomes Shahabi Release, But Remains Watchful

Wednesday, 9 January 2013, 12:03 pm | ITF Press Officer

8 January 2013: For immediate release ITF Welcomes Shahabi Release, But Remains Watchful The ITF has welcomed the provisional five day release of sick Iranian prisoner Reza Shahabi, treasurer of the ITF’s affiliate the Syndicate of Workers of Tehran ... More >>

12th of the 12th: Trade Unionists Defend Turkey DHL Workers

Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 10:10 am | ITF Press Officer

11 December 2012 On 12th of the 12th Trade Unionists Defend DHL Workers In Turkey More >>

ITF Condemns Tunis Attacks Against Unions And Democracy

Friday, 7 December 2012, 3:44 pm | ITF Press Officer

The International Transport Workers¹ Federation (ITF) has written to the President of Tunisia condemning Tuesday¹s violent attack on the offices of the national centre UGTT and supporting the union¹s strike, called for December 13th. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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