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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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Arab World regional conference

The impact of the Arab Spring on trade union rights, and global support for the freedom of workers in Palestine are high on the agenda of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) Arab…

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James Hoffa tells global union leaders: “Trade…

Brussels. 8 December 2016: James Hoffa, president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) will tell representatives of the world’s road and rail workforce gathered in Brussels, Belgium,…

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Asia Pacific unions meet to reinforce agenda for…

Trade union delegates representing transport workers from across the Asia Pacific region will meet in Tokyo, Japan this week for their regional International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)…

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ITF transport activists begin training in Morocco

Activists from eight countries begin an ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) training programme today (Monday 10 October) in Marrakesh, Morocco, designed to develop their campaigning…

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ITF condemns Thai sentencing of British labour…

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has condemned the sentencing of British labour rights researcher Andy Hall to three years’ imprisonment, suspended for two years, by the Bangkok…

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Statement by the ITF on the death of Philando…

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton said: “On behalf of the five million workers we represent in 150 countries, we are deeply saddened by the loss of our union brother Philando Castile.

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