International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF)
Fédération internationale des ouvriers du transport
Federación Internacional de los Trabajadores del Transporte
30 Jun 1896, as International Federation of Ship, Dock and River Workers, meetings having been held previously in: 1893, Paris (France); 1894, Zurich (Switzerland); 1895, Milan (Italy); 1896, London (UK). Also referred to as International Association of Dock, Wharf and Riverside Workers -- Fédération internationale des dockers et marins. Present name adopted 1898. Current Constitution adopted Nov 1998.
Help and support affiliated unions and transport workers worldwide; fight for social justice, against unemployment and poverty, for decent wages and working conditions and for a safe and healthy working environment; foster the advancement of democratic trade unionism; promote and defend fundamental human and trade union rights; promote development of efficient public transport offering a quality service to users and safe working conditions to transport employees; provide research and information services to affiliates and general assistance to transport workers in difficulty.
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Congress (every 4 years). Executive Board comprises 41 members and Secretary General. Management Committee of 13 members designated by the Board from among its members. Secretariat, headed by Secretary General. Regional Offices (7): Africa; African Francophone; Asia Pacific; Asian Sub-Region; Europe; Europe Sub-Region; Inter-American. Congresses open; other meetings and conferences closed. 'ITF Seafarers Trust' funds projects which benefit the seafarers and their families.
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