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International fact-finding mission to probe…

An international fact-finding team has arrived in Canada to examine an ongoing dispute at Swedish retail giant IKEA’s Richmond, British Columbia, store. The team is tasked with investigating the…

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ITF backs Norwegian dockers

The ITF has spoken out in support of dockworkers in Norway who have begun a boycott at Risavika terminal today (Friday1 November 2013). The action is over the reported refusal of management to sign…

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International delegation takes protest direct to…

A high level trade union delegation from several countries will gather in the small Swiss town of Châtel-St-Denis tomorrow, 26 September, in order to question the behaviour of a global company…

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ITF lobbies for ICAO action on Qatar/UAE rights…

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) will push ICAO (the International Civil Aviation Organization) in Canada today for action on flagrant abuses of aviation workers’ labour rights…

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ITF defends Honduran union leader after armed…

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has acted to defend a Honduran dockers’ trade union leader after armed assailants tried to batter their way into his home and kill him.

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ITF: ‘The struggle for container weights safety…

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today pledged to continue the struggle for container weight safety after what it described as a missed opportunity to reduce the risk of harm to…

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Advance notice to press: Handing over of letter…

Members of the press are invited to attend the public handing over of a letter of protest next Thursday 26 September at the headquarters of Swiss-based offshore pipeline installation and subsea…

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ITF urges action over container weights

The ITF is calling on governments and industry bodies to back a proposed amendment that will tackle the dangers posed by unweighed or mis-declared shipping containers. The amendment – to the…

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ITF applauds MLC detentions

The ITF today applauded port state control in Canada and Denmark for their action in detaining two vessels under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) – and pointed out how the detentions prove…

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