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Modern slavery in UK waters “cannot be tolerated”

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has successfully supported the crew in three ship abandonment cases in UK waters that show a culture close to modern day slavery in some parts…

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Australian Senate Inquiry Finds Flag of…

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says Australia's Turnbull Government can no longer ignore its national security responsibilities in the wake of damning findings today by the…

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International unions back Gate Gourmet workers…

ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) unions representing Gate Gourmet workers are lobbying the company today in support of the company’s drivers and logistics workers in Argentina who…

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ITF applauds Thai Union and Greenpeace agreement…

Greenpeace and Thai Union have demonstrated that environmentalists and corporations can commit to working together to protect our oceans and the men and women who work on them. Transshipment at sea…

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Joint press release: Report from IBF talks, Tokyo

The ITF and JNG met in Tokyo on 4 and 5 July 2017 to continue discussions aimed at agreeing a new IBF Framework TCC Agreement following the opening round of discussions held in London in January…

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In memoriam, Hanafi Rustandi

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) sadly announces the death of Hanafi Rustandi, its Asia Pacific region chair and president of Indonesian seafarers’ union the KPI (Kesatuan…

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ITF unions meet to shape the #futureofwork

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) unions from around the world are gathering in Stockholm, Sweden for the first meeting of the federation’s new automation working group.

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International workshop champions fair treatment…

Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Permanent Secretaries, Director Generals, Ambassadors and other government representatives as well as non-governmental organizations and professional individuals from…

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Australian unions take up ICTSI dockworkers case…

The Indonesian Government is coming under pressure to intervene in a major industrial dispute developing with port operator ICTSI after Australian unions protested and delivered a joint letter to…

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