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In memory

Remembering the lives and contributions of those who have fought to improve the working conditions of transport workers around the world.

In memory

news 08 Nov 2020

Juan Villalón Jones

It is with great shock and sadness that the ITF reports the death of Juan Villalón Jones, our ITF Inspector in Valparaiso, Chile. Juan passed away in the early hours of the morning on Sunday, 8
news 22 Sep 2020

Graham Stevenson

Message from ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton: It is my sad duty to inform you that Graham Stevenson left us on International Workers’ Day, on May 1 at age 70. Graham was the ITF’s European vice
news 09 Apr 2020

Janina Malinovska

It is with deep regret that our sister, Janina Malinovska, passed away on 7 April 2020 after her battle with a long-standing illness. Janina has been the assistant secretary of Inland Transport for
news 18 Mar 2020

Wesley ‘Wes’ Furtado

Statement from ITF President and ITF Dockers’ Section chair Paddy Crumlin. On behalf of the members, affiliates and officers of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) we extend our
news 21 Nov 2019

Dave Morgan

The ITF Seafarers’ and Dockers’ sections today paid tribute to former national president of the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) who died 4 November 2019 with family and loved ones by his side
news 01 Nov 2019

Tabudi Abner Ramakgolo

The ITF has paid tribute to Tabudi Abner Ramakgolo, a founding member of South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) and former ITF regional chair for Africa, who has died. Brother
news 30 Aug 2019

Jim Hunter

It is with both deep sadness and fond memories that we have learned of the passing of former ITF president Jim Hunter. On behalf of the entire ITF family, and especially our affiliates in the railway
news 09 May 2019

Morgan Tsvangirai

The ITF has paid tribute to Dr Morgan Tsvangirai, who has died aged 65. Dr Tsvangirai was the founder of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU). In a letter to the ZCTU, ITF general secretary
news 09 May 2019

Mchafu Chakoma

We are sad to announce the sudden and unexpected death in Dar es salaam of Mchafu Chakoma, general secretary of the Tanzania Seafarers’ Union. In a letter to Mchafu’s colleagues and friends, ITF
news 06 Feb 2019

Dave Arian

It is with sadness that today we learnt of the passing of our brother, Dave Arian. To Dave’s family, friends, and to all of our brothers, sisters and friends in the International Longshore and
news 28 Sep 2018

Pat Geraghty

The ITF is sad to announce the death of Pat Geraghty, lifelong trade unionist and campaigner, and SUA (Seamen's Union of Australia) national secretary from 1978 to 1993. The SUA and Waterside Workers'
news 21 Jul 2018

Everett Cummings

It is with great sadness that the ITF sends our deepest sympathies and condolences together with our sincerest solidarity to the family and friends of ILWU Brother Everett Cummings, killed in a tragic