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News | 01 Feb 2023

Global Unions statement on the second anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar

1 February 2023 On the second anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar, the Global Unions, representing 200 million workers worldwide, call for renewed global...

News | 29 Jan 2023 Press Release

ITF to back legal action against UK’s unworkable anti-strike bill

International transport unions have added their voice to growing condemnation of the UK Government’s ruthless attack on workers’ right to strike and called on...

News | 26 Jan 2023

Dubai ship explosion captain forced to give up home, but wins freedom thanks to ITF

The master of a ship on which a container exploded during loading at the Jebel Ali Port in Dubai in July 2021 has finally been allowed home to India thanks to...

News | 25 Jan 2023

Ukraine: Solidarity Strengthened by Conflict

On the 24 February 2022, the world was shocked and saddened when the Russian Federation attacked Ukraine. While defences were mobilised, and women and children fled...

News | 16 Jan 2023 Press Release

New advisory committee launched to address major maritime issues impacting Filipino seafarers

JOINT PRESS RELEASE Shipping industry leaders form part of newly created advisory board, the ‘International Advisory Committee on Global Maritime Affairs’...

News | 12 Jan 2023

ITF condemns storming of government buildings in Brazil and calls for the perpetrators to be brought to justice

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) condemns the storming of Brazil’s Presidential Palace, Supreme Court and National Congress by neo-fascist...

News | 04 Jan 2023 Press Release

ITF welcomes liberation of migrant fishers from restrictive visa conditions by Irish Department of Justice

The dramatic announcement yesterday by the Irish Department of Justice that all Non-EEA migrant fishers enrolled in the now abolished Atypical Work Permit Scheme...

News | 21 Dec 2022

Transport unions welcome European Parliament progress on Platform Work Directive

The European Parliament has fought off platform industry attempts to weaken a proposed law giving their workers decent rights.  A vote last week in favour of...