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News | 25 Sep 2023 Press Release

The callous shipowner who drives seafarers to despair while the world looks on

It has taken the attempted suicide of a seafarer to get Sea Lion Shipping Co to respond to repeated and urgent warnings about the welfare of its crews from the...

News | 16 Sep 2023

In wake of Libya flooding, ITF reiterates call for urgent investment in Africa’s infrastructure

As the people of North Africa are hit by a second devastating disaster in as many weeks, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has issued a stark...

News | 12 Sep 2023

Global Unions condemn the escalating violations of human and labour rights and civil liberties in Iran

The Council of Global Unions (CGU), representing over 200 million workers through the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), the Global Union Federations...

News | 09 Sep 2023

Powerful earthquake hits Morocco, ITF pledges solidarity

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake has hit Morocco, with the epicentre 75km west of Marrakesh, killing at least 820 people, injuring hundreds, damaging buildings and...

News | 27 Jun 2023

Tunisia is sliding into totalitarianism, warn the Global Unions

A combination of unconstitutional legislation signed by the Tunisian President and administrative orders pushed by the Speaker of the Parliament and the judicial...

News | 15 May 2023

ITF and Palestinian unions demand that transport workers from both sides are given equal rights

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has joined other international unions and groups in calling for an immediate end to the deadly violence in...

News | 28 Apr 2023

Organising for safer workplaces this International Workers’ Memorial Day

Unions remember workers lost to negligent employers and safety standards Today, the 28th of April, marks International Workers’ Memorial Day, when trade unions...

News | 23 Mar 2023 Press Release

Governments obliged to learn pandemic supply chain lessons – maritime report

Governments should learn lessons from the pandemic and its aftermath to secure reliable maritime supply chains for their citizens and the climate, the International...