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News | 22 Oct 2015 Press Release

ITF backs Air France unions

Executive board member and federal secretary of the FEETS-FO union, Zainil Nizaraly, commented: “The resolution adopted today by the executive committee of the...

News | 22 Oct 2015

ITF urges unions to sign petition for sacked union aviation workers

BWFS Karamchari Union (BWFSKU) was formed in August 2013 by employees of BWFS – one of the largest ramp handling companies in the city – and represents most...

News | 21 Oct 2015 Press Release

Advance notice: protest outside FC Barcelona shareholders’ meeting on Sunday

The event will take place at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Av. Diagonal, 661-671, 08028 Barcelona (www.pcongresos.com/en/index.php). Press and photographers...

News | 21 Oct 2015

LabourStart appeal backs Estonian activist sacked for speaking out

Sergey Mastepan – a union representative for ITF affiliate the Estonian Independent Seamen’s Union (EISU) – has been dismissed by Transiidikeskus AS, a...

News | 21 Oct 2015

ITF inspectors march against attacks on transport workers in Panama

Over 100 ITF inspectors have joined a march in Panama City against government attacks on the rights of Panamanian transport workers and the Panama Canal...

News | 21 Oct 2015

Northern corridor unions lobby for truckers’ rights

In September, the corridor unions produced the Northern Corridor Workers Memorandum, with support from the ITF Africa regional office. Its key demands include...

News | 20 Oct 2015

ITF affiliates support Air France unions’ fight against dismissal plans

Air France plans to cut 2,900 jobs – 1,700 ground staff, 900 cabin crew and 300 pilots – in 2016. ITF civil aviation secretary Gabriel Mocho said: “We...

News | 20 Oct 2015

ITF heralds successful road, rail action week

A snapshot of activities during the week, including on Climate Justice Day on 5 October, is below but you can read about all the events here.  The railway section...