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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 | 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 | 02 Sep 2019

Airport workers mark the start of a season of action

Yesterday, in Canada, the Toronto Airports Workers Council celebrated Labor Day by hosting a cross-party group of politicians ahead of upcoming elections. In an...

News | 27 Aug 2019 Press Release

Seafarers used as patsies by governments

A recent message from the US State Department to the maritime industry, stating that it will invoke anti-terrorism legislation to deny seafarers a US visa if they...

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 | 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 | 02 Aug 2019

South American rail unions make plan to unite

Activists at an ITF railway unions’ workshop in Chile have agreed to look at ways to unite to build workers’ power. Participants at the gathering agreed that...