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News | 12 Sep 2019 Press Release

California AB 5 law: now we need a global law for ‘gig’ workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is calling for the new AB 5 law in California to be the inspiration for global rules that protect ‘gig’...

News | 12 Sep 2019

Outsourced drivers take fight for rights to Rio Tinto

NFI supplies road transport and warehousing services to a range of clients in the Los Angeles area. Notorious for its abysmal labour standards, the company has...

News | 11 Sep 2019 Press Release

British Airways pilots strike for workers’ fair share of profits

Pilots took strike action yesterday and on Monday after a breakdown in pay negotiations between BA management and the ITF-affiliated British Airline Pilots...

News | 10 Sep 2019

ITF welcomes release of seven Stena Impero seafarers, fate of the remaining crew remains unclear

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) welcomes the Iranian authorities release of seven members of crew from the detained British flagged tanker...

News | 10 Sep 2019

ITF continues to build relationship with global pilots’ federation

Addressing a meeting of IFALPA’s professional and government affairs committee hosted in ITF House in London, Mr Cotton highlighted the organisations’ shared...

News | 06 Sep 2019 Press Release

Unions take transatlantic action to end poverty wages and uncertainty at Lufthansa subsidiary

Owned by Lufthansa, LSG supplies catering services to a range of major transport providers, most notably American Airlines in all three countries, which has made...

News | 06 Sep 2019

Bulk carrier detained in Australia, crew owed $64,000

An inspector from the International Transport Workers' Federation boarded the Panama-flagged Fortune Genius when it docked in Gladstone yesterday (September 5),...

News | 05 Sep 2019

ITF praises leadership of Nigerian union

An ITF delegation has attended the ninth quadrennial conference of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) of Nigeria, praising the reforms of its...