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News | 19 Sep 2019 Press Release

Global maritime unions call on Sri Lankan government to expedite release of Captain Gennadiy Gavryloy

Capt. Gavrylov, a Ukrainian seafarer, has been prevented from leaving Sri Lanka since his arrest on 23 June 2016 in connection with an ongoing police investigation...

News | 17 Sep 2019

Global climate strike 20-27 September 2019

Climate strikes: A Statement from the Young Transport workers' committee   Following on from the ITF Congress in October 2018 there has been a renewed call from...

News | 17 Sep 2019 Press Release

New OECD-ITF report: Subsidies in European shipping industry are failing European taxpayers and workers

A new study released by the OECD and the International Transport Forum (ITF) on the current effect of direct and indirect maritime subsidies on the European...

News | 16 Sep 2019

ITF represents transport workers worldwide at ILWU Canada youth conference

The ITF was represented by Dorotea Zec, Croatian seafarer and co-chair of the ITF youth committee, Viri Gómez, Canadian docker and youth representative on the...

News | 12 Sep 2019 Press Release

California AB 5 law: now we need a global law for ‘gig’ workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is calling for the new AB 5 law in California to be the inspiration for global rules that protect ‘gig’...

News | 12 Sep 2019

Outsourced drivers take fight for rights to Rio Tinto

NFI supplies road transport and warehousing services to a range of clients in the Los Angeles area. Notorious for its abysmal labour standards, the company has...

News | 11 Sep 2019 Press Release

British Airways pilots strike for workers’ fair share of profits

Pilots took strike action yesterday and on Monday after a breakdown in pay negotiations between BA management and the ITF-affiliated British Airline Pilots...

News | 10 Sep 2019

ITF welcomes release of seven Stena Impero seafarers, fate of the remaining crew remains unclear

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) welcomes the Iranian authorities release of seven members of crew from the detained British flagged tanker...