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News | 03 Jul 2014

International protest for Korean workers’ rights continues

Representatives from the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT), Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA), Unison, the National...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Seafarers win minimum wage increase

ITF representatives met with maritime employer representatives from the International Shipping Federation (ISF) at the ILO last Thursday and Friday.The...

News | 03 Jul 2014

ITF launches powerful new resource for organising precarious workers

Organising precarious transport workers, available in English, Arabic, French, German and Spanish, defines and contextualises precarious work. The guide accompanies...

News | 03 Jul 2014

ITF condemns Korea worker treatment

Korean Railway Workers’ Union (KRWU) members went on strike against planned privatisation measures for 23 days in December 2013. Four union leaders were arrested...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Steering the future of women transport workers

The conference website, live now at, has all the information delegates need to participate – whether they can take part in person or not. The...

News | 03 Jul 2014

International team investigates IKEA dispute in Canada

An international fact-finding team is investigating a dispute at Swedish retail giant IKEA’s store in Richmond, Canada. The four-strong team arrived this week to...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Korea union leaders surrender despite police violence

13 Korean Railway Workers Union (KRWU) leaders surrendered to police on 14 January, charged with having led what was a legitimate and lawful industrial action....

News | 03 Jul 2014

Activists fight for their rights at European Parliament

If voted in, the fourth railway package could introduce competition to all public rail passenger services in every European Union (EU) state. This in turn could...