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News | 14 Jun 2019

Landmark ruling in favour of Ryanair crew

The ruling marks the latest episode in a legal saga involving the Irish low-cost carrier, which traditionally employed all its pan-European crew on Irish or British...

News | 14 Jun 2019 Press Release

ITF and JNG respond to potential attacks on two tankers in Gulf of Oman

Two marine tankers, the Marshall Islands-flagged Front Altair and the Panamanian-flagged Kokuka Courageous, were left abandoned and adrift after what appear to be...

News | 11 Jun 2019

Statement on the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining in the seafood industry

Worker voice or welfare committee models are not an incremental step toward recognising workers’ right to organise. These mechanisms, generally established with...

News | 10 Jun 2019

Ending violence and harassment against women in the world of work

The fight to end violence against women transport workers reaches a critical point this week with the world’s governments, employer and worker representatives due...

News | 07 Jun 2019

Abandoned at sea: crew sent home after 13 months marooned off Tunisia

This is the latest instalment in one of most notorious cases of abandonment that the ITF has seen in years, and the third crew onboard the UAE-flagged tanker that...

News | 07 Jun 2019

Activists agree ambitious action for public transport 

Strengthening women’s employment, campaigning for decent sanitary facilities for all, championing informal workers' issues at the ILO - just part of an ambitious...

News | 07 Jun 2019

Union campaign wins full contracts for 400+ Bangladeshi airline workers

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has handed over contractual appointment letters to 438 casual workers at the airline. Some of these workers had been on casual and...

News | 07 Jun 2019 Press Release

New “Dockers Clause” in the International Bargaining Forum agreements to come into force in 6 months

The Joint Negotiating Group (JNG) of maritime employers and the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) strongly urge companies to ensure that they are in...