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News | 13 Mar 2019

SIU of Canada calls for global day of action in support of Australian seafarers

President Given’s visit comes on the heels of Canadian seafarers demonstrating solidarity with their Australian brothers and sisters. In February, over 100 SIU of...

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 | 13 Mar 2019

Kenyan workers march for inclusion in BRT implementation

Workers from ITF-affiliated transport unions in Kenya marched through Nairobi on 8 March - International Womens' Day - to present to the transport ministry a...

News | 12 Mar 2019 Press Release

ITF calls for civil aviation authorities worldwide to ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

The recent tragedy in Ethiopia is the second incident in the past six months where a Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed in similar circumstances. Serious questions are...

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...