ITUC Youth Organising Activities

Second part of the ITUC Youth Committee meeting in Accra, 2 – 4 December was devoted to practical organising activities.  ITUC Organising Academy has previously given training on approaching young workers to start conversation on organising and to get contact details for follow up. ITUC organizer with the help of TUC Ghana organisers, put the training into practice with […]


January 21, 2016

9th ITUC Youth Committee Meeting

9th ITUC Youth Committee meeting was held in Accra, Ghana on 30 Nov -1 Dec 2015, with Youth coordinators and Committee members from ITUC PERC, TUCA, ITUC AP, ITUC Africa and TUC Ghana Youth representatives. ITF Young worker liaison was invited to participate, observe and identify link up on young workers’ work between ITF and ITUC. Meeting started with […]


January 20, 2016

REPORT: IndustriALL youth projects in Latin America

IndustriALL is a Global Union representing 50 million workers in 140 countries in the mining, energy and manufacturing sectors. This is an interesting article on their website; that is relevant to you, ITF Young Workers. The article is a summary of their two youth projects; IndustiALL – FES and IndustriALL – SASK. The projects promote greater […]


January 15, 2016

Communication and Organising Young Transport Workers in Africa

Video produced by ITF Africa during the ITF young transport workers’ Communication, Campaigning and Organising workshop in South Africa —————————————- “Communication, Campaigning and Organising” Workshop in South Africa, Johannesburg on November 9-11, 2015. Eighteen young worker participants from seventeen countries; Niger, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal, Mauritania, Namibia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Congo Brazzaville, Kenya, Benin, Togo, Liberia, Malawi, Democratic […]


December 11, 2015

UN day for the elimination of violence against women

Young Workers! Wednesday 25 November is UN day for the elimination of violence against women. Reports of physical, emotional and sexual violence against women are rising. As trade unionists we have to take action to be part of the solution to this global issue. Get info and inspiration on 25 November activities at www.endviolence2015.org Send […]


November 24, 2015

ITF Affiliated Unions in Bangladesh take steps to form a Young Transport Workers’ Committee

Brother Golam Mohammed Musa (GM Musa) is Assistant Secretary General of the ITF affiliated union Bangladesh Biman Officers Association. He is nominated by his union leaders to represent Young Workers in the Asia Pacific Young Transport Workers Network (AP YTWN) and attend the inaugural meeting in Delhi, 17-18 October 2015. There are 13 ITF affiliated […]


November 13, 2015

BWU Youth Arm Activities

Serena Browne (ITF Young Transport Workers Committee – Americas Representative) is the Youth Coordinator for the ITF affiliated Barbados Workers Union (BWU). She highlights some activities of BWU Youth Arms; Brightening up Thelma Vaughn Memorial Home Barbados Workers’ Union Youth Arm’s outreach programme the committee endeavoured to brighten up our adopted home, the Thelma Vaughn Memorial Home on Saturday […]


November 4, 2015

Meeting the Palestine Young Workers

Sharon Li (Co Chair of ITF Young Transport Workers Committee) from ITF affiliated union Singapore Organisation of Seamen (SOS), visited Palestine and Israel on 14-18 September 2015 as part of ITF delegation representing the ITF Youth. She reports on her meeting with the Young Workers in Palestine and their activities. Activities for the Young Workers […]


November 2, 2015

YOUNG TRANSPORT WORKERS IN ASIA PACIFIC

Seema Premlal Kahar, Youth Representative for All India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF) and its affiliate Northern Railway Men’s Union (NRMU), participated in the ITF’s Inaugural Asia Pacific Young Transport Workers Network (AP YTWN) Workshop in Delhi, 17-18 October 2015. She writes on the challenges for youth in the region, need for young workers to be organised and to […]


October 29, 2015

Asia Pacific Young Transport Workers Network (AP YTWN)

17-18 October, Delhi, India, ITF Asia Pacific Regional Office and ITF Young Transport Workers Committee’s Asia Pacific Representatives, organised an inaugural meeting of young leaders nominated by their union leaders to represent in AP YTWN. 25 young leaders from various Asian countries attended the first meeting.   The young leaders worked together to brain storm […]


October 23, 2015