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ITF warmly welcomes Ryder ILO renewal

The ITF has warmly welcomed the news that Guy Ryder has been re-elected as ILO (International Labour Organization) director-general for a further five years.


Global union organisations welcome UK Uber ruling

The ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation) and ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) have welcomed the latest ruling that Uber drivers in the UK are workers rather than…


Mistreatment of crew on sub-standard ship leads…

A vessel which had already been detained following a Port State Control inspection by MCA (Maritime and Coastguard Agency) surveyors in Cardiff, Wales, has been issued with a further detainable…


World union meeting unites against TiSA and CETA

Global trade union leaders meeting in Panama have united in condemnation of TiSA (the Trade in Services Agreement and CETA (the Comprehensive Economic & Trade Agreement). The representatives, who…


ITF sounds new alarm over privatisation and…

Global union federation the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) raised fresh concerns about the safety of the new locks on the Panama Canal and a growing threat of privatisation of its…


World union meeting commences today in Panama

The global union federation for the world’s transport workers begins a top-level meeting in Panama today. The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has chosen the country as venue for…


ITF applauds granting of shore leave to Hanjin…

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today applauded the granting of shore leave to the crew of the Hanjin Seattle on its arrival at the port of Seattle, USA.


ITF and ETF say stop TISA

ITF and ETF are blasting the EU for exporting transport privatisation & deregulation