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News | 17 Apr 2023

ITF Tourism Services Conference brings international unions to Antigua & Barbuda

St John’s, Antigua — The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) ― the democratic, global union federation of 670 transport unions in 147...

News | 17 Apr 2023 Press Release

ITF secures freedom for 13 abandoned Filipino seafarers stuck in Singapore for 5 months; $1m in backpay won for crews

Thirteen Filipino seafarers have made it home after more than five months aboard an abandoned livestock carrier ship, the Yangtze Harmony, thanks to the...

News | 14 Apr 2023 Press Release

Unions welcome 50,000 Filipino jobs saved as EU makes right call on seafarer training certificates

Unions are welcoming a decision from the EU maritime watchdog which avoids up to 50,000 Philippines-certified crew being barred from working aboard European-owned...

News | 12 Apr 2023 Press Release

Major global brands implicated in blatant violation of drivers’ rights as wildcat strike continues

London, Brussels — Major multinationals and the European Commission can no longer ignore the widespread rights violations and profiteering from cheap...

News | 12 Apr 2023 Press Release

Solidarity statement for cross-border drivers striking at Gräfenhausen in Germany

ITF & ETF joint solidarity statement Transport workers across Europe and around the world have been inspired by the courage and willingness to fight of the...

News | 05 Apr 2023

Seafarers, fishers to benefit from new medical guide onboard thanks to shipowners and unions

“Crew are often hundreds of miles from shore when illness, accident or injury takes place onboard – leaving them without internet and dangerously far from the...

News | 31 Mar 2023

Trans rights are workers’ rights: ITF statement on Trans Day of Visibility 2023

The ITF stands in solidarity with our trans comrades, friends, siblings and members around the world - today, and all days year-round. “As the labour movement,...

News | 31 Mar 2023

Investment in transport infrastructure and workers can transform Mexico into global transport hub

MEXICO CITY — The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has this week called on Mexico’s Obrador Government to join forces with transport unions...