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News | 19 Oct 2018 Press Release

ICTSI’s Australian terminal declared Port of Convenience at ITF Congress

ITF President Paddy Crumlin said unions believe a fatal accident could be imminent at the VICT Terminal in Melbourne, with a number of serious safety-related...

News | 16 Oct 2018

Historic 44th ITF Congress, the first in Southeast Asia

The ITF Congress will include participants from around 140 countries, representing over 600 transport unions with more than 19 million members. It is set to be the...

News | 13 Oct 2018 Press Release

Historic 44th ITF Congress, the first in Southeast Asia

The ITF Congress will include participants from around 140 countries, representing over 600 transport unions with more than 19 million members. It is set to be the...

News | 12 Oct 2018 Press Release

ITF denounces Iran’s threat of death penalty in truck strike

“The death penalty for striking is the most serious of violations of workers’ rights, it’s inhumane and unthinkable”, said ITF general secretary Stephen...

News | 12 Oct 2018

ITF: governments should back binding UN treaty on business and human rights

A “zero draft” of the Treaty will be the basis for a further round of talks starting on 15 October in Geneva, Switzerland. Stephen Cotton, ITF general...

News | 09 Oct 2018 Press Release

Statement: ITF Dockers’ Section reaffirms campaign to stop the industrial abuses by stevedoring operators seeking to automate

“Over many decades the ITF Dockers’ Section position has been consistent with terminal operators and ship owners: if you make capital investments in...

News | 08 Oct 2018 Press Release

ITF, ADLSA and ILO agree to work towards safeguarding transport workers’ rights

The parties agreed on steps to implement activities outlined in the TCP, specifically focusing on transport workers. This breakthrough follows the recent...

News | 05 Oct 2018

ITF to sign ground-breaking agreement at 44th Congress on the future of work and training for workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) will sign an important agreement at its 44th Congress in Singapore to research the future of work in every...