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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...

News | 12 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Urgent economic stimulus and workplace measures required

The ITF and global union federations have urged governments and employers to urgently act to protect workers, and the global economy and society that depends upon...

News | 03 Mar 2020

Indonesian cabin crew declare victory against union-busting

Last August, ITF affiliate Ikatan Awak Kabin Garuda Indonesia (IKAGI) was faced with a serious freedom of association violation when the airline unilaterally ended...

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