Paddy Crumlin is new ITF President

Com. Umraomal Purohit was ex Prez of ITF not attended this AGM but Com. Shivgopal Mishra our General Secretary of AIRF India attended it.

Paddy Crumlin, National Secretary of the MUA (Maritime Union of Australia) has just been elected President of the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) at the global union federation’s world congress in Mexico City.

The ITF represents over 4.6 million members of 760 trade unions worldwide and its President is tasked with helping hold the organisation to account between these congresses, which set its policy for the next four years. Paddy Crumlin, age, is the twenty-second person to take on the post.

Speaking from Mexico, Crumlin said: “I’m excited to be able to take on this new role and play my part in moving the work of the ITF, its hundreds of affiliated unions and their millions of members forward through the implementation of a comprehensive organising programme focused on trade union regeneration and revitalisation.”

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