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News | 12 Aug 2022 Press Release

Seafarers ‘sitting ducks’ as Port of Dakar leaves them without warning lights

The Port of Dakar in Senegal has said it is too busy to rescue a cargo ship at its anchorage which has been without electricity and sidelights for months, putting...

News | 11 Aug 2022 Press Release

Without change, corporate greed will force millions of workers into poverty, unions tell Pope’s advisors

Global markets are failing society and need to be fundamentally restructured, unions told the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences at a meeting hosted by the...

News | 11 Aug 2022

Unions warn global recession driven by the greed of corporations and so-called “great powers” will push millions of workers into poverty

An international meeting convened by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences and the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) hosted by the Vatican has...

News | 09 Aug 2022 Press Release

Deutsche Post DHL Group adopts a new OECD Protocol together with the global union federations ITF and UNI and presents a joint work plan for the first time

Bonn, August 9, 2022: The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), UNI Global Union (UNI) and Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) Group have reviewed and...

News | 02 Aug 2022 Press Release

Filipino authorities suspend recruitment agency after ITF red list warning over illegal fees

A Philippines-based recruitment agency that unlawfully charged seafarers placement fees has had its licence suspended after the International Transport Workers’...

News | 29 Jul 2022

ITF hails new international human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment

In a landmark vote, the United Nations General Assembly has recognised a new human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment. This decision, taken at an...

News | 27 Jul 2022

Statement on the platform economy from the ITF Youth Summer School

Read this statement in Spanish, French, or Italian. ITF Youth Summer School Statement We are young transport workers and platform workers from 6 countries...

News | 27 Jul 2022

More ambition needed from asset managers on fundamental labour rights

Sharan Burrow general secretary of the ITUC and Paddy Crumlin, president of the International Transport Workers’ Federation outline the recently released baseline...