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ITF applauds ‘historic breakthrough’ on Qatar…

The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) has backed what it describes as “a historic breakthrough” on eliminating Qatar’s kafala system, which has allowed the exploitation of migrant…

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ITF unions meet to shape the #futureofwork

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) unions from around the world are gathering in Stockholm, Sweden for the first meeting of the federation’s new automation working group.

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ITF statement: Workers’ Memorial Day

Commenting on Workers’ Memorial Day, which takes place tomorrow 28 April, ITF president Paddy Crumlin said: “This is the day we remember all those, known and unknown, friends and strangers, who have…

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Research probes responsible investment successes…

A new report examines whether European pension funds – built to provide a decent retirement for working people – are also acting to protect those workers’ rights ahead of retirement. Authored by Tom…

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Global union youth conference kicks off

A worldwide conference to build youth activism organised by global union the ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) begins tomorrow in Argentina. The event runs from 28 to 30 March 2017.

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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…

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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.

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ITF Asia Pacific unions meet to reinforce agenda…

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)…

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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.

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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…

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