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News | 07 May 2021 Press Release

Victory for dockers in Liberia after titanic struggle for justice

Twenty-four dockworkers are today back at work after a struggle of epic proportions.   Members and leaders of ITF affiliate the Dock Workers’ Union of...

News | 05 Nov 2020

ITF Executive Board statement to members

The ITF reaffirms the critical role transport workers continue to play in keeping the world moving through the Covid-19 pandemic, and our solidarity with our...

News | 27 Jul 2020

Malaysia Airlines must renew negotiations with cabin crew union

The ITF-affiliated National Union of Flight Attendants of Malaysia (NUFAM) represents cabin crew at Malaysia Airlines. The company has long maintained that crew...

News | 20 Jul 2020

South-East Asian workers fight back against aviation job losses

On 13 July in Indonesia, workers at regional low-cost airline Lion Air joined a demonstration outside the company’s head office to protest against the loss of...

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