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ITF and BOURBON sign co-operation agreement

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is pleased to announce the signing of a co-operation agreement with BOURBON, a major provider of marine services to the oil and gas industries…

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Port unions resolve to organise campaign against…

ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) dockers’ union representatives meeting in Chicago, USA, resolved this week to organise a global campaign highlighting the need for global network…

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ITF statement: Asiana Airlines flight 214 tragedy

Asiana Airlines flight 214 crashed dramatically on arrival at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday. Footage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 showed the full horror of the crash, and the…

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ITF launches resource pack for tackling HIV/AIDS…

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) will release a new tool for unions fighting the negative effects of HIV/AIDS in the world’s ports today. The official launch will take place at…

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Second East Asia maritime action week begins…

Seafarers, dockers and ITF inspectors will launch the year’s second East Asia maritime action week at major ports in Japan, Korea, Russia and Taiwan from 1 to 5 July.

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ITF/IndustriALL press release: Global unions put…

Global union federations the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and IndustriALL Global Union have put Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS) – a major coal exporter based in Australia’s…

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Unions shame Turkish PM with worldwide actions

British trade unions, the TUC (Trades Union Congress) and Turkish community groups will be among those joining the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) in London tomorrow to protest at…

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Advance notice: London demonstration in support…

A demonstration will be held outside the Turkish Embassy in London, UK, on Friday 21 June to support the protestors in Turkey currently facing severe violence. British trade unions, the TUC (Trades…

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ITF’s continued backing for protesters in Turkey

The ITF today made the following statement to the Day-Mer Turkish community organisation in London, UK: On behalf of the 4.5 million transport workers it represents worldwide, the International…

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First container port health and safety study is…

The first ever major international study of health and safety in global network terminals is being published today. Conducted by Cardiff University and commissioned by the ITF (International…

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