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Press conference at IATA Dublin next week closes…

Airports United, a new group, will hold a launch press conference next Thursday 2 June to coincide with the IATA (International Air Transport Association) AGM in Dublin, Ireland. Press are invited…

ITF comment on the loss of Egyptair 804

ITF Arab World regional secretary Bilal Malkawi made the following statement: “We join the families and friends mourning the loss of passengers and crew. Their grief is profound and deeply moving.…

Brazil sea strike on hold as Superior Labour…

Brazilian seafarers have decided to suspend their strike action while they vote on a possible agreement worked out at conciliatory hearings at the country’s Superior Labour Court.

ITF calls for immediate intervention to defend…

The International Transport Workers’ Federation has reacted strongly after Brazil’s state-owned petroleum corporation, Petrobras, took steps to intimidate and threaten seafarers who are due to…

Outcomes of ITF youth mission to Palestine

A group of young transport workers representing the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have spent last week on an international mission to Palestine. The visit was part of a…

Brazil's seafarers ready to take on Transpetro

Brazilian seafarers are ready to begin industrial action this Saturday, 14 May, in a dispute over discriminatory practices that potentially undermine the national flag identity of its offshore and…

Invite to join ITF youth mission on Palestinian…

Young transport workers representing ITF unions from around the globe will visit the Irtah border crossing between Palestine and Israel next week to support the ITF truck drivers project based there.

ITF underlines Panama Canal safety case

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is reiterating its case regarding the possible risks to safety posed by the Panama Canal’s new locks.

Workers’ Memorial Day: ITF comment

Speaking on Workers’ Memorial Day, ITF president Paddy Crumlin said: “Workers and their unions come together today not just to remember the injured and dead but also to fight for the living. That…

Unions condemn National Express over labour…

Senior representatives of the transport sector in the global trade union movement have condemned National Express over on-going labour rights abuses at its US school bus subsidiary, Durham School…