ITF Gaza Fund
Leaders of the ITF's two Palestinian affiliates, the Palestinian General Transport Workers Union (PGTWU) in the West Bank and the Bus Drivers' Union (BDU) in Gaza, have called for support to rebuild membership in Gaza. The ITF has launched a Solidarity Fund to raise funds for a transport union office in Gaza, to support BDU's training and organising work.
DHL respect workers' rights, stop union sacking in Turkey
Right now sacked workers are standing outside DHL warehouses in Turkey resisting unfair dismissals. The workers report that over the last year around 20 of them have been dismissed for attempting to organise a union.
Women leaders make the difference
Strengthening women leaders must be 2013 focus – a New Year message from the ITF women’s committee
Solidarity with US dockers locked out by Mitsui
Dockers at the Port of Vancouver in Washington, USA have now been locked out for six weeks by their employer, Japanese conglomerate Mitsui-United Grain. The ITF sees this as an anti union attack and an attempt to avoid negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA).
National Express AGM is target for school bus campaign
The ITF and British trade unions are joining the Teamsters union in London this week to hold National Express to account over its treatment of school bus drivers in America.
Solidarity with Hong Kong dockers
9 April, ITF president and chair of the ITF dockers’ section Paddy Crumlin has met with striking Hong Kong dockers to show international solidarity and support during a solidarity mission. Visit the campaign page to show your support.
Fisheries in the spotlight
As ITF fishers' unions meet in Argentina the ITF unveils a video news report (left), new web pages http://www.itfglobal.org/fisheries/ and an e-bulletin.
The Global Network Terminals Campaign
GNTs have a massive worldwide presence. These companies are focused on upping their share of the global market, and their success could be coming at your expense. Join the GNT network now and fight for a safer, fairer future for dockers.
Aircraft air quality
Contaminated air inside aircraft is a real concern for us all, as aviation workers and trade unionists. The ITF is determined to do what it can to address this problem, and as part of that effort we have launched new web pages at www.cabinairquality.org.
ITF Gaza fund gets off to flying start
ITF Asia Pacific conference agrees to escalate organising
HIV positive transport workers building Kenya network