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Global union condemns Karachi airport shootings

Global union federation the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today condemned the killing of three Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) workers and the wounding of 12 others at…

ITF: raid on CSL Melbourne a ‘national error’

Commenting on the raid on the CSL Melbourne in Newcastle today, ITF seafarers’ section chair Dave Heindel said: “This raid was an error of truly national dimensions. The Australian government seems…

Joint press release. IDC and ITF meet to defend…

Representatives of the International Dockworkers’ Council (IDC) and International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) met in Barcelona, Spain, today to explore how to work together to defend…

ITF comment on today’s TPPA signing in New Zealand

Commenting on today’s planned TPPA trade agreement signing in New Zealand, ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) president Paddy Crumlin said: “We, like our fellow global unions and…

FKSU, KMSU and ITF meeting

The ITF held a series of meeting 25-27 January 2016 in London with Federation of Korean Seafarers’ Union (FKSU) and Federation of Korean Maritime Seafarers’ Union (KMSU), with an aim to create…

Dignity for Gdansk workers

Dockworkers will hold protests in locations across Europe over the next ten days to demonstrate their objection to the poor treatment of workers in the Port of Gdansk, Poland.

ITF probes Bayern Munich over Qatar deal

Global union body the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has asked Bayern Munich to reconsider its new sponsorship deal with Qatar’s Doha Airport.

ITF comment on latest Prestige ruling

Responding to the Spanish Supreme Court’s decision to sentence Captain Mangouras to two years imprisonment over the 2002 Prestige oil spill, ITF seafarers’ section chair Dave Heindel said: “This…

ITF backs Seaman Guard Ohio appeal

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is to pay for legal support for the court appeal of the ship’s crew members of the Seaman Guard Ohio.