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News | 23 Aug 2019

ITF affiliates in Brazil set strategy for growth and advancing workers' rights

Building a strategy to empower Brazilian workers was the question being addressed in a high level leadership meeting in Rio yesterday.  As an outcome, the leaders...

News | 21 Aug 2019 Press Release

Trade-unionist assaulted by Hutchison port security in Jakarta

Rio Wijaya reported to the port security post at around 16:30 local time on Tuesday 20 August, having heard that a security guard, Yaser Arafat, was searching for...

News | 19 Aug 2019

Dockers’ unions in Peru commit to unite and fight under the ITF flag

Representatives from the ITF Dockers’ Section and ITF Americas regional office have been on the ground over the past week working shoulder to shoulder to...

News | 17 Aug 2019 Press Release

Seventh workplace death on the Irish docks in the last two years sparks calls for urgent action

The tragic death of Nicholas 'Nick' Collier marks the seventh death of a worker in an Irish port in the past two years. Published reports indicate a refrigeration...

News | 15 Aug 2019

Unions plan Eurasian railway cooperation 

An ITF delegation has been in South Korea as rail unions in the region plan to work closely across a key transport corridor.  The ITF railway section chair, David...

News | 13 Aug 2019 Press Release

IBF Agrees a Temporary Extended Risk Zone in the Strait of Hormuz

Following the incidents in the Gulf of Oman, and specifically the Strait of Hormuz, over the past 12 weeks, the International Bargaining Forum (IBF) this morning...

News | 12 Aug 2019

International Youth Day 2019

Today we celebrate the power of young workers around the world. Young people are at the forefront of every movement that is transforming work, politics, the...

News | 08 Aug 2019

ITF welcomes Pakistani rail union

The Railway Workers Union (open line) (RWU) of Pakistan has joined the ITF.  Despite political turmoil in the country, the RWU has campaigned hard to keep...