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News | 17 Jun 2019

'Anywhere there are transport workers, we'll be there'

Despite the name, the National Union of Seafarers Sri Lanka (NUSS) is not just for seafarers. Since 2018 the NUSS has been organising informal dockworkers and...

News | 11 Jun 2019

Statement on the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining in the seafood industry

Worker voice or welfare committee models are not an incremental step toward recognising workers’ right to organise. These mechanisms, generally established with...

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 | 07 Jun 2019

Union campaign wins full contracts for 400+ Bangladeshi airline workers

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has handed over contractual appointment letters to 438 casual workers at the airline. Some of these workers had been on casual and...

News | 03 Jun 2019 Press Release

ITF calls for immediate reinstatement of sacked union leaders at Hutchison Ports Pakistan

ITF president and Dockers’ Section chair Paddy Crumlin denounced the treatment and targeting of the leaders of the federation’s newest dockers union: “The...

News | 30 May 2019

Delivery riders forum plans on cleaning up the gig economy

Companies such as Deliveroo, Foodora and Uber Eats have expanded rapidly over the last few years as to meet the increased demand for food delivery. However, this...

News | 28 May 2019

Activist climbs Everest in ILO convention campaign 

An activist from the ITF-affiliated Union of Trekking, Travel, Rafting and Airlines Workers Nepal (UNITRAV), has climbed Mount Everest to...