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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 | 22 Oct 2019

The Chilean people have spoken, now the government must listen

The ITF has called for the immediate end to the state of emergency in Chile, the opening of a genuine dialogue with the unions and civil society groups, and sent...

News | 17 Oct 2019 Press Release

The right to strike is a fundamental human right

On the 16-17 October 2019, representatives from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) attended a hearing at the Canadian Industrial Labor...

News | 17 Oct 2019 Press Release

Solidarity with Canada’s transport workers in upcoming election

As the Executive Board of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) gathers in Montreal, Quebec, Canada for its general meeting, workers across the...

News | 09 Oct 2019 Press Release

Lufthansa to profit from LSG Sky Chefs sale while its US workers protest poverty wages

The Lufthansa leadership refuses to meet with US workers even after they took strike authorisation votes over the summer, protesting poor working conditions...

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