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News | 15 Nov 2019

Capacity building in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia

The ITF has held a training session in Algiers, Algeria 10-12 November in partnership with the Fédération Nationale des Travailleurs des Transports - Union...

News | 14 Nov 2019 Press Release

ITF condemns coup d’état in Bolivia

The pair resigned on Sunday after senior army and police chiefs called on Morales to do so following weeks of unrest and violence in the wake of his October 20...

News | 11 Nov 2019

Colombian air traffic controllers warn of staff shortages

The ITF affiliate ACDECTA - Asociación Colombiana de Controladores Aéreos - is demanding the government hire and train more air traffic controllers, due to the...

News | 11 Nov 2019

Urgent regional cooperation needed to tackle rising piracy attacks in Gulf of Guinea

On November 2, Pirates kidnapped nine crew members from the Norwegian-flagged MV Bonita while the vessel was at anchor off the coast of Benin in West Africa, and...

News | 08 Nov 2019

Global action for victimised Thai rail workers

Activists from trade unions around the world took action on 7 November 2019 in support of a group of Thai union leaders. SATAWU Rail Sector members descended on...

News | 07 Nov 2019 Press Release

‘A serious violation of treaties’: ITF warns Kuwait of potential breach of international law

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has written to the prime minister of Kuwait to warn him that plans to use the military to break a planned...

News | 05 Nov 2019

Indian seafarers plant trees at root of environmental campaign

The National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI) has begun a drive to plant thousands of trees. It began with all officers, petty officers and ratings being asked...

News | 01 Nov 2019

Record vote against deportations at Qantas AGM

Qantas is one of several Australian airlines which deports asylum seekers on behalf of the country’s immigration authorities. Unions and activist groups alike...