Young Workers Month

Today is the start of TUC Young Workers Month (YWM). The main purpose of YWM is to promote trade unions to young workers and to highlight the issues faced by young workers. This years activities, organised by the TUC and our affiliated unions are focused on key issues; jobs, pay, homes and voice inside and outside […]

November 3, 2014

COIN research shows current climate engagement strategies are failing to reach young people

Today COIN releases ‘Young Voices’, a major new report looking at young people’s attitudes to climate change. Supported by the Grantham Institute at the London School of Economics, it is the first study to ask young people themselves how to engage their peers more effectively, and to propose and test new climate change narratives specifically […]

October 30, 2014

ITF Young Workers in Thailand in fund raiser

The ITF-THAI’s young workers group organised their Bangkok fundraising activity to support Young Workers’ future activities on the occasion of the State Enterprise day on 20 September 2014. Some 22 Young Workers from 10 affiliates took part to prepare and organise this event in King Rama V Square, which featured exhibitions and activities hosted by affiliates such as the […]

September 25, 2014

Ni nos callamos NI nos resignamos – FSC-CCOO Young Workers

Here is a short film (in Spanish) about the young workers of FSC-CCOO, Spain.

August 7, 2014

“Know the past, own the future”, says the MUA Youth

Nick Pedler from the Maritime Union of Australia gives us his views and latest news on the MUA Young Workers Programme: The Maritime Union of Australia has a robust, active and organised youth membership underpinning the future of this great Union. The youth of today are well versed in the history, struggles and triumphs of their veteran comrades, […]

July 15, 2014

Report by Dominica Public Service

Please find attached a report presented by Nadia Rivere of the Dominica Public Service Union.  This was produced for their 75th Anniversary Magazine. In this report she highlights why it is important for young transport workers to be part of a union and have a voice in the labour movement.  She emphasis the main issues facing […]

July 14, 2014

Action by young postal workers in Frankfurt on 27 May 2014

The youth association (ver.di-Jugend) challenges Post Office management. 11.48 € starting pay is not too high – the training allocation needs to increase, not be reduced! On Tuesday 27 May ver.di-Jugend set out to put their view to the management of the Post Office. Young postal workers distributed flyers to shareholders outside the Century Hall […]

June 3, 2014

ITF Youth: side by side with our comrades in Palestine

Part of the meetings’ agenda also dealt with the situation of transport workers in Palestine. A detailed report was received about a “live” project at border crossing between Israel and Palestine (video below). In addition to that, however, a strong push was made for further concrete support of the labour movement in Palestine, and a […]

May 2, 2014

ITF youth: we are one family and we demand respect!

The second and third day of meetings in Amman brought together young transport workers from the global committee and the Arab region. After only a few moments of sharing experiences and stories, it became very clear that – in spite of regional aspects – challenges faced by young transport workers are comparable internationally. Youth unemployment […]

ITF Youth Engages Globally

As of today, the leadership of the ITF’s young transport workers movement comes together in Amman (Jordan) to further develop its global engagement programme. Designed to strengthen the movement both on the global, the regional level and to support national unions, it will reach out to affiliates worldwide and focus on strategic industrial. An additional […]

April 28, 2014