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News | 21 Nov 2019

ITF tourism unions launch Caribbean digital movement

Last week the National Workers Union of St Lucia hosted a major step in a new era of organising. The Caribbean tourism organising project - which is a joint venture...

News | 20 Nov 2019 Press Release

Solidarity with the people of Colombia

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today backed the national strike called by workers, unions and civil organisations in Colombia, to protest...

News | 19 Nov 2019

ITF Dockers joins international cargo handling association ICHCA

“Nearly every day we learn of a serious workplace accident causing death and serious injury, and dockers around the world know how dangerous our ports are. This...

News | 19 Nov 2019

Toilet rights are human rights: Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter

On World Toilet Day, 19 November 2019, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is launching a Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter, because...

News | 15 Nov 2019

Capacity building in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia

The ITF has held a training session in Algiers, Algeria 10-12 November in partnership with the Fédération Nationale des Travailleurs des Transports - Union...

News | 14 Nov 2019 Press Release

ITF condemns coup d’état in Bolivia

The pair resigned on Sunday after senior army and police chiefs called on Morales to do so following weeks of unrest and violence in the wake of his October 20...

News | 11 Nov 2019

Colombian air traffic controllers warn of staff shortages

The ITF affiliate ACDECTA - Asociación Colombiana de Controladores Aéreos - is demanding the government hire and train more air traffic controllers, due to the...

News | 11 Nov 2019

Urgent regional cooperation needed to tackle rising piracy attacks in Gulf of Guinea

On November 2, Pirates kidnapped nine crew members from the Norwegian-flagged MV Bonita while the vessel was at anchor off the coast of Benin in West Africa, and...