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News | 22 May 2020 Press Release

UN must persuade governments to adopt crew change protocols or risk ‘humanitarian disaster’

In a joint letter to António Guterres, the leaders of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and International...

News | 22 May 2020 Press Release

Covid-19 is not an excuse to strip workers' rights in India

At least six Indian states have passed laws extending working hours from the currently mandated eight hours per day to 12 hours per day, which will allow companies...

News | 21 May 2020

IFAIMA, IFATCA, IFATSEA and ITF joint statement on Air Navigation Services

During these trying times our four organisations would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of those who lost a loved one to the pandemic. We...

News | 21 May 2020

Canadian dockers honour lost second officer of Maersk Patras

This week marks a year since Ravindu Telge, 2nd  Officer of the Maersk Patras, fell overboard while lashing underway along the Saint Lawrence Seaway, in Quebec,...

News | 20 May 2020

Women transport workers’ rights and COVID-19

Transport workers together for a gender equal new normal The transport industry is highly gendered, and whilst all transport workers are being severely impacted by...

News | 20 May 2020

TUI cruises begin repatriation of seafarers aided by unions and German Government

After passengers disembarked the cruise ship Mein Schiff 3 on March 23, the company transferred seafarers from several of their other ships onto the Mein Schiff 3...

News | 19 May 2020

ITF demands safe airports for workers and passengers

The COVID-19 pandemic has exaggerated, not created the issues airport workers are facing today, such as the fragmentation of the industry, subcontracting and...

News | 17 May 2020

LGBT+ rights are a union issue

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT). The Council of Global Unions, a group of independent trade...