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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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New ITF Singapore office opens

The new Singapore office of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is officially opening tomorrow (Wednesday 6 September).

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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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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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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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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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ITF comment: International Women's Day

Speaking today, International Women’s Day, Diana Holland, chair of the ITF’s (International Transport Workers’ Federation’s) women transport workers’ committee, said: “The 8th of March isn’t just an…

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