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News | 20 Jan 2022 Press Release

ITF warns Patrick Terminals’ approach will cause Australian consumers supply chain pain

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is warning that Patrick Terminals’ bid terminate its long-standing workplace agreement with the Maritime...

News | 16 Dec 2021 Press Release

Shipping industry, unions launch fresh quarantine programme to combat Omicron crew crunch

Joint Press Release - ITF/IMEC/ICS 16 December 2021, London Shipowners, seafarers’ unions and maritime employer groups are establishing their own approved...

News | 15 Dec 2021

US Customs and Border Protection agency asked to investigate forced labour links to Irish seafood

Liberty Shared, a US non-governmental organisation, has petitioned the United States Customs and Border Protection agency to investigate the possibility that...

News | 13 Dec 2021 Press Release

WHO and ILO form Action Group with global transport bodies to protect workers’ rights and ease supply chain congestion

  World Health Organization and International Labour Organization agree to form an Action Group to ensure implementation of COVID-19 protocols for transport...

News | 09 Dec 2021 Press Release

New EU Directive says enough is enough on gig worker abuse

New EU Directive announced today includes a presumption that gig workers will be treated as employees. More than five million workers, including ride-hail...

News | 08 Dec 2021

Global transport chiefs reject ‘baseless’ Morrison government port congestion claims

Transport workers’ unions reject claims made by the Australian federal government that Australia’s current supply chain challenges are unique to that country,...

News | 07 Dec 2021

New aviation gloom is a result of neglecting poor countries in vaccine roll out

We should be looking ahead, this International Civil Aviation Day, to the challenges of economic recovery and climate change. Instead, we’re still gripped by the...

News | 03 Dec 2021

Migrant documentation scheme welcome but major anomalies must be addressed before launch to avoid unjust exclusions

Responding to Irish Minister of Justice, Helen McEntee’s announcement today of the terms of a scheme for the country's estimated 17,000 undocumented workers,...