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News | 27 Feb 2020 Press Release

Major unions join high-level transport symposium in South Africa

A high-level transport symposium in Johannesburg, South Africa has brought together the leaders of eight major unions to discuss how to appeal to the 76 percent of...

News | 24 Feb 2020

Win for aviation workers in Paraguay

Working people at LATAM Airlines in Paraguay are celebrating after overturning years of poor behaviour by the company. Five years ago, LATAM cut the working...

News | 24 Feb 2020

Bus workers win back #OurPublicTransport for the people – #UnionWin

Things are getting back to normal at the Cinder Bed Road depot, one month after the longest strike in the history of the bus service in Washington, DC, USA, which...

News | 24 Feb 2020

The Esther Busser memorial prize

Do you know someone who has done outstanding work to promote social justice and decent work in the Global South? We are looking for nominations for the Esther...

News | 21 Feb 2020

Diamond Princess crew to fly home

Seventy crew on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Japan have been infected with the COVID-19 virus, the International Transport Workers’...

News | 20 Feb 2020

Cambodian port, aviation and road workers unite

Several transport unions in Cambodia have united to plan activities collectively and build power for working people in the country. Workers from the Cambodian...

News | 19 Feb 2020

ITF and ETF call upon ship operators to return lashing to shore-based dock workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) today call upon ship operators to return lashing to...

News | 14 Feb 2020 Press Release

Breaking news: working people form new rail and metro union in Bangkok

Bangkok has seen a historic moment today as a new workers’ union has been launched.  Working people on the city’s metro and rail system have come together to...