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News | 07 May 2021

Shocking police violence and repression in Colombia must stop

The Colombian government must respect its people and their right to protest peacefully. The ITF joins the international community in expressing profound shock at...

News | 04 May 2021

Authorities warned of accident waiting to happen on Mexico City metro

People living near the site of the fatal overpass collapse that happened in Mexico City on Monday warned authorities of bulges in the walls of the underpass and...

News | 29 Apr 2021 Press Release

Trudeau’s anti-strike law is an illegal assault on human rights

Unions across the world are outraged to learn that Justin Trudeau’s Liberal minority government had teamed up with Canada’s Conservative opposition in the early...

News | 29 Apr 2021

The crackdown on supply-chain bullies who pit worker against worker

A new tie-up to strengthen union influence along the US West Coast forms a major plank in the fight against global companies who exploit the chain of...

News | 17 Mar 2021

Dockers union wins outsourced entitlements fight after three-month hunger strike

After a long legal battle and unconditional solidarity from the ITF Americas regional office and ITF Dockers’ Section, UNISITRAPOSPA (Union of Panama Dock...

News | 15 Mar 2021

Argentina limits aircrew exposure to cosmic radiation for the first time

Aviation workers who exceed 6mSv a year of exposure to cosmic radiation are recommended to stop flying under new guidance issued by the government of Argentina, its...

News | 06 Mar 2021

Global Unions appeal to stop the breakdown of democracy in Haiti

Global Unions Joint Statement The dictatorship of the Duvaliers (1957-1986), one of the darkest chapters in the history of the Americas, was marked by thousands...

News | 28 Jan 2021 Press Release

Biden commended for reiterating support for Jones Act

United States President Joe Biden’s announcement this week reiterating support for the Jones Act has been applauded by the International Transport Workers’...