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.
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.
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.
Maritime workers, their unions and the shipping industry know the ITF for its groundbreaking work to eliminate the exploitation of seafarers and for its flags of convenience (FOC) campaign. Watch the film about the FOC campaign here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soJhDFeFqT8
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.
Hava-Is members start strike at Turkish Airlines
Black Sea action reaches thousands of seafarers
Dockers’ unions show international solidarity runs both ways