Press Release

ABWU Hosts ITF Executive Board Meetings

Published On: Apr 21, 2023

The Antigua and Barbuda Workers’ Union, for the second time this week, is the host of a major international union event – the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) Executive Board Meetings.

The meetings, which began this morning, follow the just concluded ITF Tourism Services Conference that brought together trade unions from around the world to discuss and debate strategies to address the challenges facing the tourism industry.

The Executive Board of the ITF is the governing body of the global union federation and comprises elected board members from affiliated unions around the world. The Board consists of elected regional board members, chairs of the industrial sections, chairs of the Women Transport Workers’ Committee and the Young Transport Workers’ Committee.

ABWU General Secretary, Sen. David Massiah, currently serves as the Tourism Services Section Chair.

The ITF is the democratic, global union federation of 670 transport unions in 147 countries, representing over 18 million transport workers across the globe.