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News | 24 Feb 2021

Crossroads for the OECD

The imminent choice of the next Secretary General of the OECD will be a marker for a more inclusive economic future or for greater inequality, anger and despair for...

News | 24 Feb 2021 Press Release

Fiji government must step in over ferries scam, rights violations

Seafarers have been made homeless and left stranded thousands of kilometres from their loved ones after a major Fijian ferry company scammed and underpaid them, and...

News | 22 Feb 2021

ITF family secures tanker crew release in Iran

More than a dozen seafarers from South Korea, Myanmar, Vietnam and Indonesia are now making their way home after the International Transport Workers’ Federation...

News | 19 Feb 2021

After UK Supreme Court defeat, Uber should abandon its predatory business model globally

Following this morning’s UK Supreme Court ruling that Uber drivers are workers, not self-employed contractors, global union federation representing 20 million...

News | 19 Feb 2021

Deliveroo riders win employment status case in Dutch court

In another ruling against the misclassification of food delivery riders’ employment status, the verdict from the Amsterdam Court of Appeal has confirmed that...

News | 18 Feb 2021

Gig economy companies, legislators must level the playing field for gig workers

Regulation for workers’ rights being considered in the European Union and by courts in the United Kingdom have the potential to level the playing field for...

News | 18 Feb 2021

FEATURE: Abandoned Palmali crew are caught in an inhumane trap that Turkey can release

The humanitarian effort to feed, repatriate and fight for the seafarers’ outstanding wages has been spearheaded by the International Transport Workers’...

News | 17 Feb 2021 Press Release

FedEx – Time to deliver for your workers!

FedEx-TNT workers have been left reeling in shock after the multi-billion dollar company announced in January plans to fire 6,000 of its European workforce who have...