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News | 17 Jun 2019

Urgent need for global and regional cooperation to fight piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

In the Gulf of Guinea, piracy and armed robbery have been long-standing problems, but in recent years the frequency of attacks is increasing in this region. The...

News | 10 Jun 2019

Ending violence and harassment against women in the world of work

The fight to end violence against women transport workers reaches a critical point this week with the world’s governments, employer and worker representatives due...

News | 07 Jun 2019

Activists agree ambitious action for public transport 

Strengthening women’s employment, campaigning for decent sanitary facilities for all, championing informal workers' issues at the ILO - just part of an ambitious...

News | 16 May 2019

ITF backs Senegalese workers in BRT project 

The ITF has hosted an event in Dakar, Senegal, 13-15 May, to help prepare workers and their unions for the city’s planned bus rapid transit (BRT)...

News | 10 May 2019

Global union delegation attends National Express AGM 

A delegation of union activists from around the world have attended the annual general meeting (AGM) of the National Express group to question the company about...

News | 02 May 2019

ITF unions out in force for International Workers’ Day

ITF-affiliated unions around the world have taken to the streets to mark May Day 2019.   #MayDay - Sydney, AustraliaThousands of union members marched in...

News | 09 Apr 2019

Four crew members kidnapped by pirates off Cameroon

The incident involving Contship Oak occurred on March 30, 2019, is the latest abduction in the Gulf of Guinea, which has become a global hotspot for modern piracy...

News | 29 Mar 2019

Organisers plan building workers' power worldwide

ITF and our affiliates receive funding from trade union solidarity support organisations (TUSSOs) to run organising projects in key locations around the world. From...