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News | 03 Jul 2014

Tube workers win cuts consultation promise

The National Union for Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) and Transport Salaried Staffs Association (TSSA) went on strike from 4 to 6 February. The strike...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

East Asia maritime week begins

ITF inspectors and dockers’ and seafarers’ union members began an East Asian maritime action week today in ports in Japan, Korea, Russia and Taiwan. The event...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Dispute escalates in Belgium as attack on EU dockers continues

The ETF and ITF are supporting affiliated unions throughout the region as they deal with attacks via European Union and national legislation, and direct through...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

AFA ETF ITF press statement

Brussels, 23 May 2014                   The world’s largest Flight Attendant union, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), was joined...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Beaten for union activities – Reza Shahabi still in prison

Police beat Shahabi, treasurer of the ITF-affiliated Syndicate of Workers of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company, following his arrest in 2010. The beatings...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Victory for Portuguese dockers following widespread solidarity

A dispute involving the the Sindicato des Estivadores, trabalhadores do Tráfego e Conferentes Maritimos do Centro e Sul du Portugal (SETC) has been ongoing since...

News | 03 Jul 2014

SuperShuttle drivers fight for their jobs

The drivers, represented by ITF affiliate the Communications Workers of America (CWA), were told they had to re-apply for their own jobs earlier this month. The...

News | 03 Jul 2014

ITF demands investigation into Norwegian airline

Norway’s ITF-affiliated Parat union has long campaigned against NAS working practices. The airline has a track record of seeking to avoid Nordic working...