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News | 30 Sep 2021

Australian workers strike against FedEx shift to unfair and unsafe outsourcing

Road transport workers at FedEx yards in Australia are striking today [Thursday 30 September 2021] after management’s repeated refusal to address job security and...

News | 29 Sep 2021 Press Release

Global Transport Chiefs urge UN to end humanitarian crisis for supply chain workers

Global road, air and sea organisations and unions have today called on the world’s heads of government gathering at this week’s UN General Assembly to end a...

News | 28 Sep 2021

Know a hero at sea? Time to nominate the world’s bravest seafarers!

What are the IMO Bravery at Sea awards? Officially called the ‘IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea’, the important Award and its associated letters and...

News | 27 Sep 2021

World Tourism Day a reminder for governments to double down on Covid recovery

The Covid-19 pandemic has destroyed almost 20 percent of travel and tourism jobs worldwide, a sobering reminder on World Tourism Day this year, and a stark reminder...

News | 20 Sep 2021 Press Release

‘Be ambitious, but be positive’: new union voice delivers UN Global Compact climate message

A newly-appointed labour representative on the board of the United Nations Global Compact has delivered a positive message on the benefits of tackling climate...

News | 20 Sep 2021

Shipwreck survivor secures compensation with union’s support

In September 2019, a tug supply vessel sank in the middle of the central Atlantic Ocean. The ‘Bourbon Rhode’ was travelling from the Canary Islands to Guyana in...

News | 15 Sep 2021 Press Release

Global Unions Statement on the Global Day of Action on Myanmar, 15 September 2021

The Global Unions are calling on affiliates worldwide to support the Global Day of Action on Myanmar set for 15 September, which is also the International Day of...

News | 14 Sep 2021

LGBTI+ transport workers can benefit from new inclusivity resource

Transport workers who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI+) stand to benefit from a new resource Fighting for equality: Trade Unions...