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James Hoffa tells global union leaders: “Trade…

Brussels. 8 December 2016: James Hoffa, president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) will tell representatives of the world’s road and rail workforce gathered in Brussels, Belgium,…

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)…

ITF transport activists begin training in Morocco

Activists from eight countries begin an ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) training programme today (Monday 10 October) in Marrakesh, Morocco, designed to develop their campaigning…

ITF condemns Thai sentencing of British labour…

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has condemned the sentencing of British labour rights researcher Andy Hall to three years’ imprisonment, suspended for two years, by the Bangkok…

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.

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…

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.

Call on EU for action to protect fishers

Two global union federations representing millions of workers worldwide will meet with the European Union (EU) commission on fisheries this week to call for an expansion of legislation to protect…

ITF comment on Panama Papers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is welcoming revelations of tax avoidance and related activities in the leaked Panama Papers this week in the hope that the exposure will lead…

Complaint on forced labour in Thai fishing

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) have today submitted a case to the International Labour Organization (ILO) against the…