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News | 11 Mar 2019

Asleep at the wheel

The Panama Canal has the unenviable history of being the world’s deadliest construction project. Over 32 years, 30,609 workers died – more than the prisoners of...

News | 08 Mar 2019

International Women's Day message

International Women’s Day 2019 is a momentous day for women transport workers around the world for many reasons. Today, the ITF and the International Association...

News | 08 Mar 2019

International call for release of Kenyan trade union leaders

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), representing 18 million workers in 147 countries, is calling for the immediate release of Moses Ndiema,...

News | 07 Mar 2019 Press Release

Women in public transport – ground-breaking agreement

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) representing 18 million transport workers and UITP (International Association of Public Transport) have...

News | 06 Mar 2019 Press Release

ITF takes fight for social, economic and environmental justice to the Vatican

Addressing the transport union and manufacturers summit at the Vatican City, ITF president Paddy Crumlin said that globalisation has failed working people in some...

News | 04 Mar 2019 Press Release

Careers mapped out for young and women seafarers

The meeting convened in Geneva, Switzerland was attended by more than 40 countries in addition to social partners from 25 February to 1 March 2019 at the...

News | 04 Mar 2019

ITF president takes fight for justice and equity to the Vatican

Thank you for that very important and moving introduction Monsignor. I know we’ve got a few people coming, we wouldn’t want them to miss anything important,...

News | 01 Mar 2019

ITF affiliates aim for better jobs in the civil aviation sector

Affiliates met for the first time since the ITF Congress in Singapore last October, under the chairmanship of Joseph Tiberi from the International Association of...