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News | 03 Apr 2020 Press Release

Australian Prime Minister urged to do the “right thing” for thousands of stranded seafarers

 On March 29, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that that it was, “important that Australia does the right thing about those who have fallen into our care to...

News | 03 Apr 2020

International solidarity unlocks key agreement for South Korean workers

After nine months of organising, workers at UPS in South Korea have won their first ever collective bargaining agreement at the company. As part of the agreement,...

News | 03 Apr 2020 Press Release

Brave decisions will define the future of aviation

Aviation is fighting for its survival during the Covid-19 pandemic. It cannot win this fight on its own. We must make bold decisions today that will define the...

News | 03 Apr 2020

ITF Aviation demands action to address the impact of COVID-19

Aviation is fighting for its survival during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. It cannot win this fight on its own. We must make bold decisions today that will...

News | 01 Apr 2020

Covid-19: urban transport workers key to response and long-term recovery

As both a health and economic crisis, the Covid-19 pandemic is the largest global challenge of our lifetimes. Over 30 percent of the world’s population is now...

News | 30 Mar 2020

Key workers can only protect us if we protect them

As the coronavirus pandemic has deepened, we have seen images on news reports across the globe of empty shelves in supermarkets as ‘panic buying’ has sparked...

News | 29 Mar 2020

US maritime unions playing essential role in the Covid-19 fight

Last week, the government activated its two military hospital ships, the USNS Mercy and the USNS Comfort, which will be docked in Los Angeles and New York...

News | 24 Mar 2020

Imagine a world if you can

The life of a seafarer: the “invisible” workforce that keeps world trade moving. Ninety per cent of the world’s goods are transported by sea. On any given...