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News | 29 Nov 2022

ITF stands in solidarity with people of Palestine

On the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, 29 November 2022, the ITF calls on the Israel Government to stop the attacks on civilians and...

News | 28 Nov 2022 Press Release

UN & ILO must urgently intervene as South Korea weighs forcing striking drivers back to work

On day five of truck drivers’ strike in Korea, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) asks the ILO and UN for urgent intervention to halt...

News | 24 Nov 2022

Women transport workers have borne the brunt of the impact from Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns and restrictions wrought havoc on the livelihood of workers all over the world. The impacts of this are still...

News | 23 Nov 2022 Press Release

Free the Nigeria 26 — the seafarers who have been unfairly criminalised

Twenty-six seafarers who are held in Nigeria on charges of oil theft should be freed now, following confirmation from BP that their ship’s load was authorised,...

News | 23 Nov 2022 Press Release

Truck strike: South Korean government risks people’s lives and economic damage by reneging on safety law promise

At least 25,000 truckers are expected to join an indefinite strike over the government’s failure to live up to its promises on Safe Rates legislation An...

News | 21 Nov 2022

ITUC World Congress: P&O’s Peter Hebblethwaite wins worst boss poll

His award was announced at the 5th ITUC World Congress in Melbourne, Australia, where nearly 1,000 trade unionist from 122 countries are meeting. “First,...

News | 20 Nov 2022 Press Release

Breakthrough on loss and damage, attempts to sideline labour standards

The global climate summit, COP27, concluded today with a breakthrough on the Global South’s decades-long call for a fund to pay for climate-related loss and...

News | 19 Nov 2022

Decent sanitation is a vital right for workers

This World Toilet Day is a sobering reminder of how far there is still to go for workers’ access to decent, safe sanitation facilities. Across the world,...