Posts Tagged ‘ITUC’

ITF and ITUC give guarded welcome to Iran releases

ITF and ITUC give guarded welcome to Iran releases
The ITF HQ’s in London The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation) have given a guarded welcome to the news that Iranian trade unionists Davood Razavi and Ebrahim Madadi have been released on bail. The men had been imprisoned earlier...
May 21st, 2015 | ITF, Labour Disputes, Legal | Read More

Union action protects right to strike

Union action protects right to strike
Worldwide action organised by the ITF and Public Services International (PSI), in concert with other global unions, the ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation) and trade unions worldwide, has helped thwart an attempt to remove the right to strike at the International Labour Organization (ILO). 26/02/2015 Union...
February 26th, 2015 | Associations, ILO, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Organisations, Strikes | Read More

Unions act to eliminate workplace violence against women

Unions act to eliminate workplace violence against women
ITF trade unions worldwide acted in unison to back the ITUC’s call for an ILO convention on gender-based violence at work on 25 November, the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. 28/11/2014 – Workers said NO to violence against women on every continent, with...
November 28th, 2014 | Health and Safety, ITF, Safety and Security | Read More

ITF to send Mission to Gaza, West Bank and Israel

ITF to send Mission to Gaza, West Bank and Israel
The ITF HQ’s in London 17 August 2014 – The ITF, supported by the ITUC is to send an Executive Board Mission to Gaza, the West Bank and Israel. The mission will be the start of a four year programme to support the ITF’s affiliates and contribute to long term peace and justice for Palestine....
August 18th, 2014 | ITF | Read More

ITF congress vows to keep track of Amazon

ITF congress vows to keep track of Amazon
The ITF HQ’s in London 15 August 2014 – The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has vowed to keep a close eye on the online retailer Amazon due to its ongoing failure to provide better working conditions and collective agreements. The ITF will work with UNI Global Union to...
August 15th, 2014 | ITF, Strikes | Read More

ITF backs ITUC’s call for world action on Gaza

ITF backs ITUC’s call for world action on Gaza
31 July 2014 – The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is backing the call by the ITUC for immediate world action to secure a ceasefire and negotiated settlement in Gaza. In a hard hitting statement (available at www.ituc-csi.org/ituc-call-to-action-on-gaza) the ITUC (International...
July 31st, 2014 | ITF | Read More

ITF delivers vital aid to Gaza

ITF delivers vital aid to Gaza
The ITF today (Monday) delivered a first shipment of medical supplies to Gaza – where hundreds of civilians have been killed – and called for an immediate ceasefire there. The federation is organising a trade union relief effort to get desperately-needed supplies to the area. Today’s cargo is expected...
July 28th, 2014 | ITF, Medical | Read More

Union aid supplies on way to Gaza

Union aid supplies on way to Gaza
As its first lorryload of medical supplies begins its journey to Gaza, the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation), again backed calls for an immediate ceasefire there. The ITF has organised a programme to help trade unions send food and medicines to Gaza. The federation’s office in Amman,...
July 23rd, 2014 | ITF, Medical | Read More

ITF condemns Gaza airstrikes and launches appeal to aid victims

ITF condemns Gaza airstrikes and launches appeal to aid victims
The ITF HQ’s in London 14 July 2014 – The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has condemned the growing number of deaths resulting from Israeli military strikes against Gaza in the last few days and launched an appeal to assist those affected. The air strikes have been in...
July 14th, 2014 | ITF | Read More

ITF and ITUC present Qatar Airways case to ILO

ITF and ITUC present Qatar Airways case to ILO
Steve Cotton The ITF and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) have today submitted to the International Labor Organization (ILO) a case against Qatar for allowing its national airline, Qatar Airways, to violate ILO Convention 111, which covers discrimination in the workplace. Qatar signed...
June 5th, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More