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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)…

World union meeting commences today in Panama

The global union federation for the world’s transport workers begins a top-level meeting in Panama today. The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has chosen the country as venue for…

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 backs Nautilus International in fight to…

The International Transport Workers’ Federation has pledged solidarity with Nautilus NL/FNV Waterbouw – its Dutch affiliate – in its fights to stop maritime and energy giant Boskalis sacking skilled…

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.

ITF takes Argentina to the ILO over interference…

The ITF has complained to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) about the Argentine government violating ILO conventions in its interference in the affairs of the Sindicato de Obreros…

Unanimous call for Argentine government to hand…

Union leaders from Argentina, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Netherlands, Panama, Russia, Switzerland, UK and Uruguay today passed an emergency…

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.