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News | 26 Jun 2014

Civil aviation unions demand rights agreement or risk World Cup flights

With less than a month to go before the World Cup starts, representatives of LATAM network trade unions met at the ITF office in Rio, Brazil last week to demand...

News | 26 Jun 2014

US workers demand investment in urban public transport

At the rally, leaders of two ITF affiliates – the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)and the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) – joined their members, legislators in...

News | 26 Jun 2014

ITF Abuja delegation condemns kidnap of schoolgirls and attacks on workers

The group has also claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on the central bus station in the Nigerian capital Abuja which killed more than 300 people on 14 April,...

News | 26 Jun 2014

Action challenges 'Black Sea of shame'

The action by inspectors and union members in Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine came as the ITF published an updated version of its 2012...

News | 26 Jun 2014

ITF reports crewing agents to Interpol for suspected human trafficking

It is alleged that the agents withheld the fishers’ wages, in some cases for over a year; produced counterfeit documents relating to crew members’ employment;...

News | 26 Jun 2014

Nigerian workers build union power

Global delivery companies are already active in Nigeria, and with the country’s economy booming, this trend is set to continue. The workshop, which ran from May...

News | 26 Jun 2014

Pay increase victory for seafarers

The announcement was made as the first round of negotiations on the new IBF framework agreement were concluded in Indonesia today – eight months after they...

News | 26 Jun 2014

Drivers win after month-long dispute

Negotiations for better conditions for drivers at Toll, a trucking subsidiary of Australia’s Toll Holdings working in the north of New Zealand, broke down at the...