Transport unions commit to World AIDS Day

For the fourth year running the ITF is calling on its’ affiliates to mark World AIDS Day on 1st December.  Due to the nature of their work in some areas, transport workers have been shown to be at higher risk of contracting HIV/AIDS.   As transport unions our challenge is to address this problem which fundamentally […]

November 30, 2009

Unions come together for the ITF African Region Young Workers Conference

During the African Regional Conference, the Young Workers Conference took place in Senegal on 22 November 2009. From the conference, it was raised that unions need to spread the message to young people, and that participants needed basic tools and policies to help young people to join unions and translate ideas into reality. It was […]

November 25, 2009

Giving Young Workers a Voice in Unions

Young workers face specific issues, and the Transport and Communication Workers Trade Union Industrial Federation, (TCWTUIF), Ethiopia strongly believes these concerns should be included in union organising and campaigning.  Young workers are valued contributors and partners. Zerihun Alemu, a member of the ITF Young Workers Steering Committee and the General   Secretary of TCWTUIF highlights that […]

November 11, 2009

CAW Youth Conference endorses ITF Young Workers Declaration

At the 4th CAW Youth Conference held August 2009, participants unanimously endorsed the ITF Young Workers Brussels Declaration. The revised declaration that was endorsed is as follows: Brussels Declaration As adopted by the ITF Youth Conference Delegates October 6-7th 2008, Brussels, Belgium We the young workers of the CAW, in support of ITF Young Workers, hereby […]

November 6, 2009