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PNG dockworkers still out in the cold at the…

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is still seeking assurances for local jobs at the Port of Lae in Papua New Guinea (PNG) despite a new agreement between International Container…


Seaman Guard Ohio ruling: ITF comment

The court in Madurai, India, has delivered its judgment in the appeal case by the crew and guards of the Seaman Guard Ohio. It decided to lift the sentence of five years’ imprisonment against the 35…


Call for action for Libyan trade unionist

A fresh appeal to protect the freedom and safety of a Libyan trade unionist has been launched by the ITF this week via online platform LabourStart.


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…


ITF applauds GMB court victory over Uber

The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) has applauded Friday’s victory for workers represented by the GMB union at the Employment Tribunal in London, which threw out Uber’s appeal…


ITF supports challenge to Boskalis over crew…

The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) is standing ready to support its Dutch affiliate Nautilus NL/FNV Waterbouw as it resists plans by marine services and dredging company Boskalis…


Tragedy Strikes As Port Worker Killed At ICTSI…

The international dockworkers’ community is in mourning following the death of an Indonesian worker who was killed on the job at the International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) facility in…


#ITFwomen call for action on climate change

A global meeting of women transport workers is calling for the urgent development of public transport policies that promote gender equality and contribute to the fight against climate change.