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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...

News | 20 Oct 2015

Transport workers hold twin rallies for peace

The dual demonstrations were the concrete outcome of a commitment made by both countries’ transport workers last month, when they met in Brazil to support a...

News | 19 Oct 2015 Press Release

Global unions welcome Oz union merger move

ITF affiliated union the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and IndustriALL affiliated union the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) have announced...

News | 16 Oct 2015 Press Release

UN agency agrees ride-sharing and road safety action plans

The announcement comes after an ILO meeting agreed proposals submitted by the IRU, representing taxi, bus, coach and truck companies worldwide, and the...

News | 16 Oct 2015 Press Release

Global unions gather in Scotland for seminar on uniting workers across industrial sectors

The programme is designed to bring together workers who are linked by the same geographical industrial hub - and part of the same supply chain - to give their...