Young workers on the agenda in Curitiba

The ITF is keeping young workers in focus by putting us on the agenda at the upcoming Rail conference in Curitiba, Brazil: Following the discussions at the recent ITF Executive Board meeting, we are submitting a motion to the forthcoming ITF Railway Workers’ Section Conference on 10 – 12 December 2008. The motion has now […]

November 5, 2008

ITF executive board gives young workers project the go-ahead

Just a message to let you know that the ITF’s executive board endorsed the federation’s work with young people last Friday. Ingo Marowsky, who is responsible for the ITF’s work with young people, gave a presentation to the board, outlining what the ITF has done so far. He said: “Young workers are not the future, […]

October 27, 2008

A different kind of ITF event

Sixty-five representatives from ITF unions globally met in Brussels, Belgium, today and yesterday to plan for the future. That perhaps doesn’t sound that unusual. But what was different about this group was that they were young transport workers. Ranging from dockworkers to travel agents, bus mechanics to cabin crew, these young workers (and by that […]

October 8, 2008

New Precarious Work Booklet

The ITF has produced a new booklet focusing on the issue of young workers and precarious work. The booklet raises a number of issues that young workers face every day. The booklet uses a conversational style to be accessible, and interesting. To download you own copy, or order copies for your workplace visit: ITF Publications

September 25, 2008