New ITF booklet to inspire airport organisers

Any union official or activist involved in airport organising can find inspiring new ideas in the ITF’s new booklet, based on a project in South Africa’s OR Tambo International Airport (ORT). ‘Investigating the workplace’ aims to stimulate discussion and provides a powerful, rank-and-file based and challenging approach to airport organising. Based on a participatory action […]

December 3, 2015

Barcelona’s Camp Nou sponsorship deal moves forward with Van Wagner partnership (

FC Barcelona’s efforts to secure a lucrative new sponsorship deal for the Camp Nou have taken a step forward after the club appointed Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment to help line up prospective brands. (…) In February this year reports emerged that the club was considering incorporating Qatar Airways into the stadium name as part […]

December 2, 2015

Lufthansa agrees pay deal with 30,000 ground staff (

German airline Lufthansa has agreed a pay deal with 30,000 ground staff as it looks to avoid further strikes. The agreement, struck with services sector union Verdi on Saturday, gives a one-off payment of €2,250 (£1,580) and a 2.2% pay rise. The deal covers Lufthansa airport staff as well as catering, IT, freight and maintenance […]

December 1, 2015