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News | 21 Oct 2021 Press Release

Red listing Philippines-based manning agent ‘Able Maritime’ first step to stopping seafarer exploitation

The Inspectorate of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has red listed Able Maritime Seafarers Inc after the crewing agent failed to respond to...

News | 21 Oct 2021

ITF week of action highlights dire conditions in road transport industry and offers solutions

Accountability at the top of supply chains and improvements in driver pay, terms and security can solve shortages and safety problems in one stroke Action...

News | 20 Oct 2021

Wise heads must prevail in air traffic control changes ITF says

Air traffic controllers and their unions should be actively involved in decision-making about the future of the air traffic services sector in this time of intense...

News | 19 Oct 2021 Press Release

New research confirms Irish Atypical Work Permit Scheme needs urgent overhaul to protect fishers

The official publication today of Experiences of Non-EEA Workers in the Irish Fishing Industry by Maynooth University Department of Law is confirmation that the...

News | 18 Oct 2021

ITF condemns assault on inspector, calls for zero-tolerance towards violence in maritime

An ITF inspector was physically assaulted by a ship’s Master in an unprecedented attack which the Federation says must be condemned. The assault happened onboard...

News | 15 Oct 2021 Press Release

Filipino seafarers exploited by Fiji’s Goundar finally make it home

Two Filipino seafarers exploited by one of Fiji’s main ferry operators have made it home thanks to the unstinting efforts of the ITF’s inspectors and...

News | 14 Oct 2021 Press Release

UK, Germany, Switzerland, and EU prolonging supply chain misery by opposing vaccine waiver, global transport unions tell governments

Over 375 trade unions, representing over 12 million transport workers from 118 countries around the world submit letter to heads of governments Letter submitted...

News | 12 Oct 2021

Drivers’ court action wins US$30 million in XPO misclassification settlement

XPO Logistics is to pay a group of drivers US$30 million after it wrongly classified them as contractor companies rather than employees. A California federal...