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News | 26 Jun 2014

ITF delivers 'together we're stronger' message to world union leaders

Acting general secretary Steve Cotton told the 1,500 delegates: “I want to pay tribute to TUMTIS, a union with a flair for organising, true grit and...

News | 26 Jun 2014

ITF Africa gets set for digital congress

Union representatives from Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe gathered in Pretoria, South Africa, this week to...

News | 26 Jun 2014

ITF launches new HIV/AIDS manual for affiliates

This publication delivers further on the ITF’s Congress mandates in 2002 and 2006 to strengthen its work on HIV/AIDS and challenge the stigma and discrimination...

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;...