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Joint ETF-ECA press release: Across Europe…

Pilots and cabin crew across Europe will ring the alarm bell against the new European flight duty time rules. Under the motto ‘Walkout for Safety’ the action will include simultaneous demonstrations…


ITF unions show support for ILWU in grain dispute

ITF-affiliated unions around the world are showing support for their colleagues in the ILWU (International Longshore and Warehouse Union) in what could be a major labour showdown in the Pacific…


Joint ITF-UNI release: As German TV reveals…

Following a German TV report on Deutsche Post DHL’s treatment of its international workforce, the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and UNI global union have called on the company to…


ITF calls on Panama to help Iceberg 1 crew

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is calling on Panama to join the effort to help the recently released crew of the Iceberg 1 to recover from their hostage ordeal. The crew of…


ITF welcomes Shahabi release, but remains watchful

The ITF has welcomed the provisional five day release of sick Iranian prisoner Reza Shahabi, treasurer of the ITF’s affiliate the Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company.


ITF sounds aviation ‘flags of convenience’ warning

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is to deliver a warning about the growth of ‘flags of convenience’ in aviation to the sixth ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) Air…


Qatar Airways inclusion 'disgraces oneworld…

Qatar Airways’ imminent membership of world aviation grouping the oneworld alliance – which includes global giants such as British Airways and American Airlines – was today branded “a disgrace” by…


Canada makes its third MLC detention

The Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Kouyou was detained yesterday in the port of Quebec, Canada, after maritime labour officials determined that crew were owed more than USD51,000 in backpay.