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Strong unions need women

Directed by the ITF women’s committee, the ITF women’s department works with affiliates, helping them to organise more women transport workers and maximise their workplace power.
Our aim is to strengthen the collective voice and win better conditions for women transport workers around the world. Key issues include access to decent pay and jobs, and the right to work free from violence.

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News | 24 Nov 2021 Press Release

Domestic violence is a workplace issue and a men’s issue, unions tell employers

A new report calls on transport employers to do more to tackle domestic violence amongst its predominantly male staff with key recommendations for how to do...

News | 02 Nov 2021

Maritime must be safe for women: ITF calls for industry to work with seafarers as assault case reverberates

A brave female cadet recently published the horrific experiences of sexual assault she endured on board a vessel while attending the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy....

News | 30 Aug 2021

Public transport workers to set new agenda at International Labour Organization

An ILO technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services is taking place this week, with some delegates travelling to...

News | 30 Jun 2021

LGBT+ transport workers need solidarity, not ‘rainbow capitalism’

Attitudes to sexual orientation and gender identity have changed for the better all over the world in the last two decades, towards openness and acceptance. For the...

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