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News | 17 Mar 2019

The ITF stands in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in New Zealand

As a global organization uniting workers across the world, ITF’s core mission is to strengthen bonds between all cultures and all faiths, and we lend our voice to...

News | 15 Mar 2019

Arab World steering committee meet in Beirut to plan for future

The ITF Arab World steering committee, representing 40 unions from 13 countries, came together in Beirut, Lebanon on 12-13 March 2019. The unions agreed to...

News | 14 Mar 2019

ITF rail unions join national protest

The ITF-affiliated AIRF and NFIR unions joined a day of protest by central government employees in India on 13 March. The demonstration was about problems with...

News | 13 Mar 2019

SIU of Canada calls for global day of action in support of Australian seafarers

President Given’s visit comes on the heels of Canadian seafarers demonstrating solidarity with their Australian brothers and sisters. In February, over 100 SIU of...

News | 13 Mar 2019

ITF welcomes Romanian ruling against Wizz Air

In 2014, shortly after informing Wizz that they had formed a trade union to represent the airline’s workers, 19 employees were dismissed from their positions....

News | 13 Mar 2019

Kenyan workers march for inclusion in BRT implementation

Workers from ITF-affiliated transport unions in Kenya marched through Nairobi on 8 March - International Womens' Day - to present to the transport ministry a...

News | 12 Mar 2019 Press Release

ITF calls for civil aviation authorities worldwide to ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

The recent tragedy in Ethiopia is the second incident in the past six months where a Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed in similar circumstances. Serious questions are...

News | 11 Mar 2019

Asleep at the wheel

The Panama Canal has the unenviable history of being the world’s deadliest construction project. Over 32 years, 30,609 workers died – more than the prisoners of...