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News | 12 Feb 2019 Press Release

ITF solidarity with Belgium strike

“On behalf of the 18 million transport workers of the ITF, I send support and solidarity to the workers of Belgium in their campaign to win a fair share of their...

News | 05 Feb 2019 Press Release

ITF and ETF welcome announcement that Ryanair chairman will step down

The announcement, which comes alongside the company’s poor quarterly results, follows a period in which Mr Bonderman has been heavily criticised by trade unions...

News | 18 Jan 2019

ITF to work more closely with federation representing air traffic services workers

On Monday 14 January, ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton and IFAIMA president Fernando Henriques Lopes signed the memorandum to bring the work of the two...

News | 16 Jan 2019

ITF supports air traffic controllers affected by US government shutdown

Air traffic controllers are among the thousands of US workers impacted by the stand-off between the President and Congress, resulting from disagreements on public...

News | 15 Jan 2019 Press Release

Transport in 2040: how automation and technology will impact the future of work

The forward-looking assessment, produced by WMU, investigates how the global transport industry will change as a result of automation and advanced technologies,...

News | 12 Dec 2018 Press Release

One year on, Ryanair still needs to stabilise its industrial relations

On 15 December 2017, under immense pressure from workers and facing looming challenges to its growth plans and corporate governance, Ryanair announced that it would...

News | 06 Dec 2018

Ryanair chief executive wins prize for world’s worst boss

The prize, whose shortlist also included Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Uber’s Dara Khosrowshahi, was open to a worldwide public vote in the lead-up to the ITUC...

News | 05 Dec 2018

ITF calls for good business practice at 7th UN business and human rights forum

Business representatives - who made up one third of the 2,500 delegates from governments, trade unions, civil society and international organisations – were...