ITF: Urgent industry response needed to curb aviation crisis

Following today’s announcement by Gatwick airport that it will reduce its summer capacity, transport workers unions have called on the aviation industry to take urgent measures to address worker shortages.  The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) called on corporations across the aviation industry to take urgent measures to work more collaboratively with governments and unions […]

June 17, 2022

World union meeting unites against TiSA and CETA

Global trade union leaders meeting in Panama have united in condemnation of TiSA (the Trade in Services Agreement and CETA (the Comprehensive Economic & Trade Agreement). The representatives, who were attending a key ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) meeting, highlighted the risks that both trade agreements pose to jobs and job security. The two-day event […]

October 24, 2016

JAL recruit cabin crew on a permanent basis (a news story from Kohkuren, Japan)

In December 2015, Japan Airlines (JAL) announced a change to the employment practices it has had since 1994, and will now recruit cabin crew members on a permanent employment basis starting from April 2016. This is a great achievement in our long fight over 20 years since the company went ahead with its employment practice […]

May 9, 2016