Skip to main content

Union building

Our purpose is to build transport workers’ power

Union Building aims at building strong, democratic unions with sustainable institutional capacity as well as organising, bargaining and campaigning capacity to underpin the ITF’s overall goal of building workers power.

Subscribe to Union building

Union building News

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...

News | 26 Nov 2019

ITF project in Palestine sees impressive growth

An ITF team has been to Palestine to evaluate the progress of a major project to strengthen the Palestine General Transport Workers Union, supported by Union to...

News | 02 Sep 2019

Airport workers mark the start of a season of action

Yesterday, in Canada, the Toronto Airports Workers Council celebrated Labor Day by hosting a cross-party group of politicians ahead of upcoming elections. In an...

See more

Resources

See more

Join the solidarity network

The ITF co-ordinates practical solidarity for transport unions around the world. By bringing unions together, we can ensure better working conditions, improve workers’ rights, and create a just and fair society for everyone.

Join now