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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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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…

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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,…

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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)…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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