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Brussels rail protest

Next Monday 5 December trade union representatives and leaders from 42 countries worldwide will join a rally in central Brussels against the European Union’s proposed fourth railway package.

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)…

Airline unions condemn harassment of worker in…

Global union the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and German union ver.di have condemned the victimisation of a Stuttgart Airport worker caught up in a row created by TV presenter…

Elections Show Voters Wary of Chevron’s Cashed…

A new report released today reveals that massive political spending by Chevron - the state of California’s largest polluter - seeks to stunt environmental protection, gouge consumers and reduces…

Global unions in solidarity with Korean workers’…

A high-level delegation of global union leaders is joining demonstrations taking place tomorrow in South Korea to protest against the brutal crackdown on democratic rights and the criminalisation of…

ITF warmly welcomes Ryder ILO renewal

The ITF has warmly welcomed the news that Guy Ryder has been re-elected as ILO (International Labour Organization) director-general for a further five years.

Global union organisations welcome UK Uber ruling

The ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation) and ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) have welcomed the latest ruling that Uber drivers in the UK are workers rather than…

Mistreatment of crew on sub-standard ship leads…

A vessel which had already been detained following a Port State Control inspection by MCA (Maritime and Coastguard Agency) surveyors in Cardiff, Wales, has been issued with a further detainable…

World union meeting unites against TiSA and CETA

Global trade union leaders meeting in Panama have united in condemnation of TiSA (the Trade in Services Agreement and CETA (the Comprehensive Economic & Trade Agreement). The representatives, who…

ITF sounds new alarm over privatisation and…

Global union federation the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) raised fresh concerns about the safety of the new locks on the Panama Canal and a growing threat of privatisation of its…