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News | 14 Feb 2020 Press Release

Breaking news: working people form new rail and metro union in Bangkok

Bangkok has seen a historic moment today as a new workers’ union has been launched.  Working people on the city’s metro and rail system have come together to...

News | 10 Jan 2020

Pakistani rail union to protest in multiple cities

ITF-affiliate, the Railway Workers Union of Pakistan (RWU Open Line), is to hold simultaneous protests in eight cities to force the railway administration to...

News | 10 Jan 2020

ITF backs unions against ‘slavery law’ in Ukraine

The ITF has joined with global unions and its Ukrainian affiliates to oppose a draft labour law that will severely undermine workers’ rights and contravene...

News | 10 Jan 2020

ITF rescues Kenyan seafarers from Mozambique

The ITF has come to the rescue of 10 Kenyan seafarers who had travelled to Pemba, Mozambique through Tanzania in August 2019, to work on an EU-bound vessel, MV...

News | 07 Jan 2020 Press Release

XPO issues ‘unacceptable’ response to formal legal notice

On 1 October 2019, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and a global alliance of national...

News | 05 Dec 2019

French rail strike: ITF pledges support

The eight million workers from 142 unions in 78 countries of the ITF railway section family have pledged support for the four French unions starting an...

News | 28 Nov 2019

#UnionWin – Canadian rail workers reach tentative agreement after massive support

The Teamsters Canada union has reached a tentative agreement with Canadian National (CN) to renew the collective agreement for over 3,000 conductors, train workers...

News | 26 Nov 2019

International young workers camp organises new union members in Uganda

Nearly 500 workers have signed up to their local union as part of a young workers’ camp in Jinja, Uganda, backed by the ITF. Over 100 young workers are...

News | 26 Nov 2019

Union win! Kuwaiti union thanks ITF for support

A civil aviation union in Kuwait has postponed all forthcoming industrial action after winning concessions from the government. Members of the Civil Aviation Labor...

News | 19 Nov 2019

Toilet rights are human rights: Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter

On World Toilet Day, 19 November 2019, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is launching a Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter, because...