Tag Archive for ITF

Global union hails Histadrut win in ports

According to the website of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), “News that unnecessary reform in the ports of Israel has been delayed is being welcomed by the ITF. Plans were announced earlier this year to open two new ports…

Israeli railway workers win big pay rise and a bonus

According to this report on the website of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), Israeli railway workers – like the nurses – have won big gains recently. The global union federation, which represents 4.5 million transport workers in over 700…

Palestinian truckers’ project goes operational

An innovative new initiative designed to provide truck drivers in Palestine with basic services at the border crossing with Israel began operations last week. A ceremony to mark the start of the ITF-funded project, one in a series of programmes…

Norway: Dockers to blockade Israeli ships

Reports are beginning to come in of one of the first examples of a trade union responding to the call by some Palestinian unions (and the World Federation of Trade Unions) to refuse to load and unload Israeli ships.  Norwegian…

Transport worker solidarity in Palestine and Israel

The International Transport Workers Federation has just posted onto YouTube this short video about the Histadrut-PGFTU joint project for Transport Workers. The project – mentored by the ITF – supports professional Palestinian truckers needing to get through military checkpoints. Click…