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

ITF urges action over Dominican Republic arrest and workers’ persecution

The ITF is urging unions to demonstrate their solidarity with persecuted air traffic controllers in the Dominican Republic after its regional secretary was arrested on 9 February just hours before he was due to give a joint press conference with the national trade union centre CNTD. Antonio Fritz was in the country on a fact-finding […]

February 13, 2015

Wizz air: Stop union busting now! The campaign continues!

Our blog on the 27 November 2014 brought you news of the sacking of the leadership and 19 cabin crew members by Wizzair Bucharest (Romania) and our Labour Start Campaign to support them. To date a total of 9,100 have supported the dismissed workers by signing the petition! Join the campaign now and let Wizzair know […]

January 8, 2015

Wizz Air: Stop union-busting now!

Wizz Air is a low-cost airline based in Central and Eastern Europe that proudly says on its website “we believe that people make all the difference”. They add that the company “believes in high ethical standards driven by an excellent team-player approach”. But that “ethical” approach doesn’t include trade unions. Earlier this year, a couple […]

November 27, 2014