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ITF Americas

Solidarity with American transport unions

ITF Americas is our Inter-American regional office, representing more than 100 unions in Latin America and the Caribbean.
We fight for the trade union rights of transport workers and build solidarity. We assist unions to run successful campaigns and oppose transport privatisations.

We aim to

  • Help ITF unions build strong structures that are vigilant and can take action against the negative influence of large corporations.
  • Move unions away from company-based unions to national industrial unions
  • Promote co-operation and mergers to give transport unions more power.

 The ITF Americas office is in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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ITF Americas News

News | 17 Mar 2021

Dockers union wins outsourced entitlements fight after three-month hunger strike

After a long legal battle and unconditional solidarity from the ITF Americas regional office and ITF Dockers’ Section, UNISITRAPOSPA (Union of Panama Dock...

News | 15 Mar 2021

Argentina limits aircrew exposure to cosmic radiation for the first time

Aviation workers who exceed 6mSv a year of exposure to cosmic radiation are recommended to stop flying under new guidance issued by the government of Argentina, its...

News | 06 Mar 2021

Global Unions appeal to stop the breakdown of democracy in Haiti

Global Unions Joint Statement The dictatorship of the Duvaliers (1957-1986), one of the darkest chapters in the history of the Americas, was marked by thousands...

News | 28 Jan 2021 Press Release

Biden commended for reiterating support for Jones Act

United States President Joe Biden’s announcement this week reiterating support for the Jones Act has been applauded by the International Transport Workers’...

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