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ITF comment: International Women's Day

Speaking today, International Women’s Day, Diana Holland, chair of the ITF’s (International Transport Workers’ Federation’s) women transport workers’ committee, said: “The 8th of March isn’t just an…


Father of airline worker ‘killed by toxic air’…

The father of a cabin crew worker who died, his family believes, from an illness caused by breathing in toxic air on aeroplanes is to meet cabin crew from more than 40 different countries in London.


Arab World regional conference

The impact of the Arab Spring on trade union rights, and global support for the freedom of workers in Palestine are high on the agenda of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) Arab…


Asia Pacific unions meet to reinforce agenda for…

Trade union delegates representing transport workers from across the Asia Pacific region will meet in Tokyo, Japan this week for their regional International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)…


Statement by the ITF on the death of Philando…

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton said: “On behalf of the five million workers we represent in 150 countries, we are deeply saddened by the loss of our union brother Philando Castile.


Action pledged to secure convention on VAW

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has reinforced its commitment to securing an ILO (International Labour Organisation) convention that covers violence against women at work,…


ITF probes Bayern Munich over Qatar deal

Global union body the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has asked Bayern Munich to reconsider its new sponsorship deal with Qatar’s Doha Airport.


Nobel Peace Prize winners to highlight Qatar…

Tunisian trade unionists awarded the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize will highlight concerns about on-going human rights abuses at Qatar Airways before receiving their prize in Norway on Thursday, 10…