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News | 03 Jul 2014

Freight handlers strike for better conditions

Workers at Aviapartner Cargo (APC) are facing longer hours and have little control over their schedule. Workers say they can end up having just one day’s rest per...

News | 03 Jul 2014

ITF affiliates battle tube cuts

Unions say that, despite their efforts to meet with London mayor Boris Johnson, he refuses to discuss their concerns over the impact of his planned cuts. Both...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Swazi union leader finally free

ITF affiliate STAWU has been fighting to free Thwala since 2012, when he was arrested and charged on a picket line protest. Swaziland is one of the world’s last...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Victor Crespo’s father murdered

Victor Crespo was moved to safety following an attempt in September on his life. He has been continuing his work as president of the ITF-affiliated Sindicato...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Investigation promised into abuses against dockers’ union in Honduras

Victor Crespo, leader of the Sindicato Gremial de Trabajadores del Muelle (SGTM), joined ITF president and chair of the dockers’ section Paddy Crumlin, acting...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

Australian activists visit USA to consult on Chevron logjam

Trade unionists from the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and the MUA (Maritime Union of Australia) have arrived in the USA for an eight day...

News | 03 Jul 2014

ITF women agree pathway for change at 2014 conference

The conference, held once every four years, gives women transport workers the chance to build an action programme for 2014-18. Major themes discussed and debated...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

Activists take concerns direct to Chevron hometowns

Australian trade unionists challenging the record of oil giant Chevron in its US home state have been welcomed by local activists, groups and politicians who share...