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ITF seafarers back Spanish dockers

The seafarers section of the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has made the following statement:

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Spanish ports decision “a betrayal of Spain’s…

Commenting on the adoption of the royal decree to ‘reform’ port labour that has just been adopted by the Spanish parliament (with 174 votes in favour, 165 against and eight abstentions),…

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Transition to driverless trucks: Release of new…

What: Automation has the potential to make trucking greener and safer, but also to cost jobs. This report: * spells out scenarios for how the transition could happen * contains numbers on…

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Campaign reveals TiSA threat to jobs and rights

A new campaign to be launched tomorrow by the ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) reveals the threat to jobs and workers’ rights posed by the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA).

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ITF calls for tuna transshipment moratorium

The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) is calling for a moratorium on high seas transshipment by tuna long-line vessels in the Indian Ocean, Gulf of Thailand and South China Sea until…

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May Day is Our Public Transport Day

May Day, 1 May, the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) will be marking campaigns around the world that are strengthening and improving public transport for everyone, as part of the…

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ITF statement: Workers’ Memorial Day

Commenting on Workers’ Memorial Day, which takes place tomorrow 28 April, ITF president Paddy Crumlin said: “This is the day we remember all those, known and unknown, friends and strangers, who have…

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Research probes responsible investment successes…

A new report examines whether European pension funds – built to provide a decent retirement for working people – are also acting to protect those workers’ rights ahead of retirement. Authored by Tom…

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Levi’s drawn into growing Madagascan dockworkers…

International clothing company Levi Strauss and Co. is under pressure to help end the exploitation of Madagascan dockworkers as the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) calls on the…

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Drivers asked for stories of IKEA abuses

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is calling for truck drivers to continue coming forward with accounts of exploitation while moving goods for IKEA, as it launches a new film…

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