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News | 05 Mar 2021

Pandemic support for Australian aviation has been woeful and is about to get worse

Australia’s economy is absolutely reliant on aviation but the Morrison Government is yet to consider continuing support past March. The nation’s JobKeeper...

News | 04 Mar 2021

ITF, IndustriALL and TUAC urge action on export credit to revive global economy

Airline passenger demand fell 65 per cent in 2020 compared to the previous year and the demand for commercial aerospace products have also fallen dramatically. As a...

News | 04 Mar 2021 Press Release

Arresting trade unionists is a threat to workers’ rights everywhere, global unions call for the immediate release of Hong Kong activists

Global unions have extended their solidarity to the 47 activists from Hong Kong arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit subversion under the new National...

News | 02 Mar 2021

“Can you hear us? This is our final warning!” – Schiphol Airport workers strike for quality jobs

Cleaners, ground crew and security workers at Schiphol Airport are striking today to send a final warning to airport management to end the race to the bottom in...

News | 24 Feb 2021

Crossroads for the OECD

The imminent choice of the next Secretary General of the OECD will be a marker for a more inclusive economic future or for greater inequality, anger and despair for...

News | 24 Feb 2021 Press Release

Fiji government must step in over ferries scam, rights violations

Seafarers have been made homeless and left stranded thousands of kilometres from their loved ones after a major Fijian ferry company scammed and underpaid them, and...

News | 22 Feb 2021

ITF family secures tanker crew release in Iran

More than a dozen seafarers from South Korea, Myanmar, Vietnam and Indonesia are now making their way home after the International Transport Workers’ Federation...

News | 19 Feb 2021

After UK Supreme Court defeat, Uber should abandon its predatory business model globally

Following this morning’s UK Supreme Court ruling that Uber drivers are workers, not self-employed contractors, global union federation representing 20 million...