South African aviation workers take action at Airlink

Hundreds of workers have taken action against a culture of attacking the rights of working people at Airlink. The aviation company is guilty of rampant unfair dismissals, is refusing to amend the current collective agreement and wants to exclude ground and ramp staff from the agreement, according to the South African Transport and Allied Workers’ […]

March 1, 2020

Major unions join high-level transport symposium in South Africa

A high-level transport symposium in Johannesburg, South Africa has brought together the leaders of eight major unions to discuss how to appeal to the 76 percent of transport workers in the country that are unorganised. Also participating at the event were the general secretaries of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and IndustriALL global union. […]

February 28, 2020

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