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Thai government ratification of C188 step…

The International Transport Workers’ Federation welcomed the long-awaited announcement that the Thailand National Assembly today voted to approve the ratification of the International Labor…

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Historic 44th ITF Congress

The 44th Congress of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) will be held in Singapore, 14-20 October 2018. This is the first time the ITF congress will be held in Southeast Asia in…

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Joint statement to Royal Thai government on ILO…

Joint statement from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations…

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Media invite: register for the 44th ITF Congress…

The 44th Congress of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) will be held in Singapore, 14-20 October 2018. This is the first time the ITF congress will be held in Southeast Asia in…

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Ireland downgraded in the US State Department's…

Ireland has been downgraded by the US State Department's Trafficking In Persons (TIP) Report from a Tier One country to Tier Two, putting it on a par with states such as India and Indonesia.

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Independent, democratic fishers’ union…

Today the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) officially launched the Fishers’ Rights Network (FRN) to combat abuse and exploitation in the Thai fishing industry.

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ITF: Trump Jerusalem Announcement

Progress towards a just and sustainable peace between Israel and Palestine has long been a goal supported by the ITF and wider global trade union movement. 

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ITF: ‘new era for fishers begins’

The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) has described the coming into force of the ILO Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 – ILO188 – tomorrow, 16 November as having the potential to open…

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ITF applauds ‘historic breakthrough’ on Qatar…

The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) has backed what it describes as “a historic breakthrough” on eliminating Qatar’s kafala system, which has allowed the exploitation of migrant…

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ITF welcomes ILO meeting’s decision on migrant…

The ITF (International Transport Workers Federation) has welcomed today’s adoption by the ILO (International Labour Organization) tripartite meeting on issues relating to migrant fishers of a…

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