ITF urges unions to step up fight for ILO convention on workplace violence

The ITF is urging all its unions to participate in two major initiatives to promote gender equality and eliminate violence against women in the workplace, which the federation launched on International Women’s Day (8 March). Unions are being asked to participate in the ITF’s equality testing in transport research, and to help fight for the […]

March 10, 2017

International mission’s ‘reinstate Jimena’ call backed by Ecuador government

An international delegation of trade unionists visiting Ecuador to protest the unjust sacking of cabin crew member Jimena Lopez has won assurances of government backing for their call for justice. Jimena Lopez is the general secretary and founder of the SITA (Sindicato de Trabajadores de Aerolane) union. She was sacked by LAN Ecuador – part of […]

March 11, 2015

ITF unions celebrate International Womens’ Day

ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) affiliated unions celebrating International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March will be helping support a victimised trade unionist. Jimena Lopez is a cabin crew member and founder of Ecuador’s SITA (Sindicato de Trabajadores de Aerolane) union. She was unjustly sacked by the LAN Ecuador airline. The ITF is making her […]

March 6, 2015

This International Women’s Day, join the fight for Jimena Lopez

For more than 100 years, we in the trade union movement have celebrated March 8th as International Working Women’s Day. This year, let’s turn that celebration into a global act of solidarity. Trade union leader Jimena Lopez was sacked from her cabin crew job after a successful organising drive at her workplace. This week, let’s […]

March 4, 2015