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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 | 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...

News | 01 Aug 2019

ITF union RTBU starts campaign to keep #OurPublicTransport for the people

Leaders and activists at the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) have started a campaign to keep public transport in South Australia in public hands. The state...

News | 01 Aug 2019 Press Release

International unions throw support behind Australian wharfies as dispute with DP World escalates

Unions representing millions of workers across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America and the Pacific have written to Dubai-based port...

News | 29 Jul 2019 Press Release

Celebration of World Maritime Day leaves Australian seafarers out in the cold again

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has been accused of running a political and ideological agenda after excluding worker representatives from a forum...

News | 25 Jul 2019

Striking Korean Air cleaners have the full support of the ITF

The cleaners, represented by the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union (KPTU), have been engaged in a campaign of intermittent work to rule and...

News | 09 Jul 2019

Thai union takes big step to building aviation workers’ power

Members of the Wingspan Workers' Union (WWU) have voted to admit workers from any aviation company across Thailand, not just those working for Wingspan. This is a...

News | 09 Jul 2019 Press Release

ITF calls on Sri Lankan government to release Ukrainian seafarer after three years of detention

“For over three years, Gennadiy Gavrylov has been stranded in Sri Lanka desperate to go home, while Sri Lankan authorities refuse to grant him permission to leave...