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News | 18 Mar 2023

ITF condemns attacks on Argentinian railway workers

The ITF is appalled by recent attacks on Argentinian railway workers and the reckless and irresponsible actions of the employers which led to them. Cancellations...

News | 17 Mar 2023

ITF pledges support for French unions against President Macron's anti-democratic push to raise the retirement age

The struggle of the French people concerning pension reform in France has now entered a new phase. Yesterday, 16 March 2023, President Emmanuel Macron moved to...

News | 16 Mar 2023 Press Release

Global rail, road and urban transport unions commit to transformative change

Transport unions from around the world are meeting this week in Johannesburg in the largest global meeting of transport workers’ representatives from the rail,...

News | 13 Mar 2023

ITF rail, road and urban transport conferences start today in Johannesburg

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the democratic, global union federation of 670 transport unions in 147 countries, representing over 18...

News | 01 Mar 2023

Sanitation rights: Mabu’s story

“My supervisor said you need to carry a plastic container and then use paper. I thought it was a joke until I found no toilets inside the train.” Mabu...

News | 24 Feb 2023 Press Release

Ukraine’s 400,000 transport workers kept the country moving, they deserve peace

Unions call for peace, urge Russia and Ukraine to reopen talks Transport workers raised $0.6m to support refugees, children Concern at attacks on workers’...

News | 08 Feb 2023

"President Zelenskyy must scrap and repeal these laws immediately.” - Unions call for end to anti-worker laws in Ukraine

Between the 18th and 20th of January 2023, a delegation from the ITF and ETF visited Ukraine to meet workers in the railway and maritime sectors. The solidarity...

News | 25 Jan 2023

Ukraine: Solidarity strengthened by conflict

On the 24 February 2022, the world was shocked and saddened when the Russian Federation attacked Ukraine. While defences were mobilised, and women and children fled...