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News | 21 Feb 2020

Diamond Princess crew to fly home

Seventy crew on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Japan have been infected with the COVID-19 virus, the International Transport Workers’...

News | 20 Feb 2020

Cambodian port, aviation and road workers unite

Several transport unions in Cambodia have united to plan activities collectively and build power for working people in the country. Workers from the Cambodian...

News | 19 Feb 2020

ITF and ETF call upon ship operators to return lashing to shore-based dock workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) today call upon ship operators to return lashing to...

News | 14 Feb 2020 Press Release

Breaking news: working people form new rail and metro union in Bangkok

Bangkok has seen a historic moment today as a new workers’ union has been launched.  Working people on the city’s metro and rail system have come together to...

News | 13 Feb 2020

Workers’ unions unite in Papua New Guinea

Workers’ unions affiliated to the ITF have formed a new group in Papua New Guinea to cooperate more closely together. The national coordinating committee...

News | 07 Feb 2020

Message of solidarity with locked out Unifor Members at the Regina Co-op Refinery

The ITF Offshore Task Force, representing maritime workers worldwide in the offshore oil, gas and windfarm industries, pledges its full support to Unifor Local 594...

News | 07 Feb 2020 Press Release

International maritime unions urge Australian government to save Australian shipping before senate inquiry

International maritime unions have urged the Morrison government to reverse the decline of the Australian shipping industry and invest in the creation of a new...

News | 05 Feb 2020

Australian bushfire crisis prompt calls for more emergency response vessels

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) have launched a petition calling on the Australian government to purchase the Aurora Australis – a multi-purpose research...