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News | 27 Feb 2020 Press Release

Major unions join high-level transport symposium in South Africa

A high-level transport symposium in Johannesburg, South Africa has brought together the leaders of eight major unions to discuss how to appeal to the 76 percent of...

News | 26 Nov 2019

ITF project in Palestine sees impressive growth

An ITF team has been to Palestine to evaluate the progress of a major project to strengthen the Palestine General Transport Workers Union, supported by Union to...

News | 15 Nov 2019

Capacity building in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia

The ITF has held a training session in Algiers, Algeria 10-12 November in partnership with the Fédération Nationale des Travailleurs des Transports - Union...

News | 28 Oct 2019

Women’s Advocate Programme expands

The ITF women’s department has joined with affiliates in Bogotá and Buenos Aires to plan the expansion of the ITF Women’s Advocate Programme to Colombia and...

News | 24 Oct 2019

Rail unions in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan organise for new challenges 

Over forty railway union activists from Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan have come together to share strategies on organising in restructured railway companies. The...

News | 02 Oct 2019

The future is public transport in Mexico

#OurPublicTransport was the theme when 25 participants from five public transport unions from Mexico City and Guadalajara, Mexico got together.  The activists...

News | 23 Aug 2019

ITF affiliates in Brazil set strategy for growth and advancing workers' rights

Building a strategy to empower Brazilian workers was the question being addressed in a high level leadership meeting in Rio yesterday.  As an outcome, the leaders...

News | 19 Mar 2019

Young workers in the Philippines building power in four steps

Young ITF activists have come together in the Philippines, as part of a workshop to develop tactics and skills to increase the role of young workers in their...

Training & Education | 13 Mar 2019

ITF youth pack: helping unions to organise young workers

To build strong unions now and for the future it is crucial that the labour movement reaches out to groups of workers that have traditionally fallen through the...

News | 27 Feb 2019

Tanzania informal transport workers boost union membership

An ITF affiliate in Tanzania has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a bodaboda (motorbike taxi) association in Dar es salaam, boosting its membership...