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News | 26 Jun 2019

ITF mission states revival of DBF activity essential to West African prosperity

Chair of the Railway Section Steering Committee David Gobé has led a mission to Mali and Senegal, where railway workers are facing enormous difficulties following...

News | 26 Jun 2019

ILO renews social contract with centenary declaration

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton has delivered a clear message to the International Labour Organisation (ILO): now is the time to assert authority as the...

News | 22 Jun 2019

ITF hails historic convention

The first ever international standard on violence and harassment in the world of work has been adopted at the centenary International Labour Conference (ILC) of the...

News | 21 Jun 2019

Belgian Deliveroo riders demand justice

Following on from the ITF riders’ forum, 28 -29 May in London, the Belgium group Collectif des coursier-e-s / KoeriersCollectief has taken to the streets...

News | 20 Jun 2019 Press Release

Irish government’s failure to tackle human trafficking is causing severe harm to vulnerable individuals

The US State Department has criticised the Irish Government’s failure to tackle modern slavery, yet again. For the second year in a row, in its Trafficking in...

News | 19 Jun 2019 Press Release

ITF calls on Thai government to implement and enforce C188 and take further steps to ratify ILO Conventions 87 and 98

Thailand voted to ratify the International Labour Organization (ILO) Work in Fishing Convention (C188) on 29 December 2018, following years of campaigning from the...

News | 18 Jun 2019

Passing the torch of solidarity: ILWU Canada back Montreal dockers fight for collective agreement

ILWU Canada pledged solidarity last week to fellow dockers in Montreal with a gesture unmistakeable in its strength: a raised fist of support from workers fresh...

News | 17 Jun 2019

'Anywhere there are transport workers, we'll be there'

Despite the name, the National Union of Seafarers Sri Lanka (NUSS) is not just for seafarers. Since 2018 the NUSS has been organising informal dockworkers and...