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News | 29 Nov 2019

MTWTU hold union awareness-raising seminar for Ukrainian seafarers

The ITF-supported event, Union Week - New Generation, is the fourth awareness-raising seminar hosted by MTWTU in four years in Odessa, Ukraine, which attracted...

News | 29 Nov 2019

High level ITF delegation signs enhanced MoU in China 

An ITF delegation, led by the general secretary Stephen Cotton, has visited China this week to enhance cooperation and understanding with the country’s labour...

News | 29 Nov 2019

Bangkok workshop prepares women for new technology

Women public transport workers in Bangkok, Thailand, have attended an ITF workshop aimed at preparing them for the impact of new technology on the future of work....

News | 29 Nov 2019

ITF congratulates new ICAO Council president

The ITF general secretary has written to the new president of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to congratulate him on his election and looking...

News | 28 Nov 2019

#UnionWin – Canadian rail workers reach tentative agreement after massive support

The Teamsters Canada union has reached a tentative agreement with Canadian National (CN) to renew the collective agreement for over 3,000 conductors, train workers...

News | 28 Nov 2019 Press Release

Colombia: Respect the people’s right to protest

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today expressed its growing concerns over the escalation of pre-emptive action by armed forces against...

News | 27 Nov 2019

Mental stress levels at sea dangerously high, study finds

A wide-ranging study by Yale University – commissioned by the ITF Seafarers Trust – has found dangerously high levels of mental stress among seafarers, and...

News | 27 Nov 2019

ITF supports Finnish Post and Logistical Workers’ Union strike

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the 18 million transport workers worldwide that the federation represents pledge support for the 10,000...