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News | 21 Oct 2020

Indonesia’s Omnibus Bill will only make things worse for ordinary workers

ITF recently spoke to Suria, an activist in Jakarta, Indonesia, about the Omnibus Bill on Job Creation. He tells us in his own words why the bill is a bad deal for...

News | 21 Oct 2020 Press Release

Sentencing of Thai railway workers is brazen attack on union work and freedom of association: ITF/ITUC

Today’s guilty verdict handed down to 13 leaders of the State Railway Workers’ Union of Thailand (SRUT) is a gross miscarriage of justice and a brazen attack on...

News | 14 Oct 2020

ITF’s new Norwegian Inspector gets crew home, paid stolen wages

In August the Panama-flagged towing vessel ‘Diavlos Force’ left Piereus, Greece on a contract to transport a hull from a Romanian shipyard in the Black Sea to...

News | 13 Oct 2020

Gendered lens on new technology and Covid-19’s impact on the public transport sector needed: ITF Forum

Covid-19 is exacerbating longstanding issues for women working in the transport industry and a gendered analysis of the pandemic’s impact on the public transport...

News | 07 Oct 2020

World Day for Decent Work 2020: Raising youth voices

On the World Day for Decent Work, young transport workers are speaking out about the urgent need to confront youth unemployment and job insecurity. The effects of...

News | 07 Oct 2020 Press Release

Report: XPO exposed for unsafe Covid-19 response, global worker abuses

Workers at XPO Logistics report unsafe working conditions, wage theft, misclassification and dangerous pandemic response in analysis of company’s operations in...

News | 06 Oct 2020

ITF railway section supports public ownership and democratic control for UK railways

The ITF’s railway section supports calls by British unions for the government to go further still. The UK must end its 26-year failed experiment with rail...

News | 05 Oct 2020

ITF and JNG Joint Statement: On Seafarers’ Rights and the Present Crew Change Crisis

Our industry is responsible for 90% of global trade. Historically, we have been critical to the development of national economies and global prosperity. We remain...