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News | 29 Mar 2019

Organisers plan building workers' power worldwide

ITF and our affiliates receive funding from trade union solidarity support organisations (TUSSOs) to run organising projects in key locations around the world. From...

News | 27 Mar 2019

Fair transport is safe transport

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton spoke to thousands of transport workers rallying in Brussels to demand #FairTransport for Europe. He addressed the rally...

News | 13 Mar 2019

ITF welcomes Romanian ruling against Wizz Air

In 2014, shortly after informing Wizz that they had formed a trade union to represent the airline’s workers, 19 employees were dismissed from their positions....

News | 27 Feb 2019

Tanzania informal transport workers boost union membership

An ITF affiliate in Tanzania has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a bodaboda (motorbike taxi) association in Dar es salaam, boosting its membership...

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