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News | 24 May 2019

US unions join forces to back IAM Delta campaign

Following endorsements from ITF affiliates in North America, earlier this week the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) became the latest union to publicly support...

News | 23 May 2019 Press Release

ITF calls on Transport Canada to stop ships lashing on the St Lawrence River after seafarer’s death

The Sri Lankan second officer, Ravindu Lakmal Pieris Telge, fell overboard the Maersk containership Patras at approximately 9:30am and despite an extensive search...

News | 23 May 2019 Press Release

Seafarers forced to collect rainwater to survive on board Blumenthal’s LITA

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today released an appalling photograph onboard the Liberian-registered bulk carrier raising fresh concerns...

News | 22 May 2019

Live: Stephen Cotton at the International Transport Forum

Ending exploitation in supply chains, sharing ownership of data and public ownership of public transport - just three of the issues ITF general secretary Stephen...

News | 22 May 2019

Global solidarity for port strikes in Italy

Following the break-down in national negotiations, the ITF and ETF are supporting Italian affiliates in taking strike action. All dockers deserve safe conditions,...

News | 22 May 2019

Jordanian union signs major agreement for decent jobs with APM terminals 

The General Union of Workers in Seaports and Clearance, Jordan, has successfully agreed a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with APM Terminals, winning...

News | 22 May 2019

Union win! New Zealand railway workers gain big concessions 

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) in Auckland, New Zealand have secured a provisional agreement with multinational employer Construcciones...

News | 20 May 2019 Press Release

ITF condemns suspension of union members in Auckland

As part of a campaign for fairer wages, members of the ITF-affiliated Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) had planned partial strike action that intended to...