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News | 24 Jan 2019 Press Release

Turkish union wins important agreement with DHL Express

Stephen Cotton, ITF general secretary, said: Signing the CLA today is a big achievement that Tümtis has fought hard to get. The acknowledgement of trade union...

News | 22 Jan 2019

Rail unions organise at the ITF

The officials met at ITF House, London, to discuss tactics for organising in private rail companies. The aim of the workshop was to explore possible solidarity...

News | 21 Jan 2019

Metro workers win in ownership battle

Line 9 has been operated by the French companies RATP Dev and Transdev, making it the only privately-run main Seoul metro line. However, last week Seoul city...

News | 21 Jan 2019

ITF unions take action for Thai union leaders

Activists in India, France, South Korea, the UK, Japan, and Turkey took solidarity action and delivered messages to their country’s Thai embassies. The seven...

News | 18 Jan 2019

ITF to work more closely with federation representing air traffic services workers

On Monday 14 January, ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton and IFAIMA president Fernando Henriques Lopes signed the memorandum to bring the work of the two...

News | 18 Jan 2019 Press Release

Persecution of union leaders ‘shames Thailand’

However, the mission has welcomed positive meetings it has had with government officials in the last two days about the long-running case. The seven SRUT leaders...

News | 17 Jan 2019 Press Release

ITF opposes BHP’s decision to end 100 years of Australian shipping

The decision will see 80 Australian seafarers lose their jobs, ending more than 100 years of Australian-crewed iron ore shipping servicing BHP and BlueScope...

News | 17 Jan 2019 Press Release

Media advisory: global union in Bangkok to support persecuted rail workers

The workers have been fined, sacked and had their pay docked just for exposing safety failings on the rail system. The ITF delegation will hold a media conference...