ITF Young Transport Workers’ Committee Meeting – Day two

“Open Session” meeting American affiliates YTWC engaged with North American’s affiliates; NATCA, APFA, UAW, IAMAW, as well as North American Committee representatives from AFA-CWA, TWU, MEBA and UNIFOR. This is a historic first time for so many ITF North American affiliates’ engagement with YTWC and long may it continue. Groups are welcomed and lots of […]

July 23, 2015

ITF Young Transport Workers’ Committee Meeting – Day One

ITF Young Transport Workers’ Committee (YTWC) Meeting, 14 -16 July 2015,  AFA-CWA, Washington DC First day of the ITF young workers committee meeting, of which quite a few of the ITF summer school 2015 participants are members. YTWC reported from different ITF regions and sectors with updates since Poland, December 2014. Also updates on ITF’s […]

July 22, 2015

ITF Young Transport Workers support United Flight Attendants

  ITF Young Transport Workers’ Committee meeting in Washington DC, USA (14 -16 July 2015) participated in the global action day by US cabin crew union Association of Flight Attendants-Communication Workers Association (AFA-CWA) for a fair contract at United Airlines. United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the AFA-CWA calls on United Airlines to negotiate a fair contract […]

July 21, 2015

ILWU Young Workers remembering the old battles and casting new tools

Canada’s National Day of Mourning “The National Day of Mourning, or Workers’ Mourning Day is observed in Canada on 28 April. It commemorates workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace related hazards and incidents.”  The ILWU Young Workers Committee worked with the ILWU Canada education committee to bring as much […]

June 24, 2015

CAW encourage young workers to get involved

Members of the Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Association CAW Local  5454 have produced their own film encouraging young members to get involved in their local’s triennial convention. You can see it here When letting Angelo di Caro, the CAW’s  communications/national young workers liaison know about it ahead of the CAW’s Youth Conference last weekend […]

May 9, 2013


The Echo is a publication that highlights the work of young CAW members from across Canada. The latest issue of CAW Youth Echo Newsletter is now available on the CAW website. Visit: In this issue:   ·        Who we are… ·        Redirect Oil Subsidies to New Green Economy, Young Activists say ·        Local 4534 […]

December 20, 2012

CAW Youth Discuss the Economy

Around 100 young workers from across Canada met in September to attend the Canadian Auto Workers Youth Conference.  The conference theme was Where’s Our Recovery? Young Worker Dialogues, Responses and Actions in response to the current economic climate and government response.  The conference was surrounding the topic of the impact of Canada’s economic crisis on […]

October 24, 2011

AFL-CIO Summit Day 4

Young workers support Occupy Wall Street and get the farewell charge to never give up, never back down.

October 5, 2011

AFL-CIO Next Up Young Workers Summit: Jobs Rally

More than 800 participants at the Sept. 29-Oct. 2 AFL-CIO Next Up Young Workers Summit in Minneapolis marched through the streets Sept. 30 demanding an end to economic inequality.

AFL-CIO Next Up Young Workers Summit: Day 3