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News | 11 Feb 2023

Two years on, heartache remains but lessons still to be learned from Ingenika tug tragedy

Two years on from the sinking of the Ingenika and tragic loss of two of the mariners onboard, cost pressures are still putting tug crews’ lives in danger, the...

News | 10 Feb 2023 Press Release

‘Crew have fewer rights than fish’: Ireland’s failure to ratify C188 lets Spanish trawler off the hook as ITF exposes labour abuses

The recent arrest and detention by the Irish Naval Service of a Spanish owned, German flagged fishing vessel, and subsequent prosecution of its skipper over 12...

News | 08 Feb 2023

New evidence that South Korean Government behaved illegally in suppressing ‘road safety’ strike

Evidence of striking truck drivers being unreasonably treated as criminals and trumped-up investigations being used against bona fide unions in a recent dispute in...

News | 08 Feb 2023

"President Zelenskyy must scrap and repeal these laws immediately.” - Unions call for end to anti-worker laws in Ukraine

Between the 18th and 20th of January 2023, a delegation from the ITF and ETF visited Ukraine to meet workers in the railway and maritime sectors. The solidarity...

News | 08 Feb 2023 agreement proves e-commerce companies can strengthen workers’ rights

Delivery drivers working for Danish online e-commerce retailer will receive vastly improved pay and working conditions thanks to a collective bargaining...

News | 07 Feb 2023

In Memoriam - Shane Enright

The ITF is saddened to mark the death of Shane Enright, a lifelong fighter for the rights of transport workers and LGBT+ people. Shane worked for many years in the...

News | 06 Feb 2023

After devastating earthquakes hit Türkiye and Syria, ITF and affiliates stand ready to help

A 7.8 magnitude quake with its epicentre near Gaziantep in south-west Türkiye reverberated across the region in the early hours. A second quake, registering...

News | 06 Feb 2023 Press Release

Seafarers seize ship over owed wages and owner neglect, as Senegal shirks obligations to crew

Four seafarers, with assistance from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), have seized a cargo ship off the port of Dakar in Senegal after months...