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News | 03 Jun 2020

Racial justice is union business, ITF stands committed to the struggle

The murder of George Floyd on 25 May 2020 is the most recent manifestation of the systemic racism, violence and inequality that has oppressed people of colour...

News | 30 May 2020

ITF affiliates in US, Ukraine up pressure on national governments over crew change crisis

The trade union movement is increasing its pressure on governments to address the escalating crew change crisis affecting an estimated 200,000 seafarers is stepping...

News | 28 May 2020

ILO, IMO and ICAO urge governments to act on crew change, ‘key worker’ status

The leaders of the world’s highest maritime, aviation and labour authorities have issued a joint statement calling on governments to facilitate maritime crew...

News | 27 May 2020

ITF demands safe and sustainable railways for all

Rail has the potential to be one of the most powerful tools to reverse the crises of inequality, climate change and COVID-19, whilst keeping the global economy...

News | 27 May 2020 Press Release

XPO AGM: Unions demand action on health and safety to save lives

Tomorrow (28 May) logistics giant XPO will hold the 2020 AGM for its European division. This comes soon after news that at least six workers across France, Italy,...

News | 27 May 2020

Young transport workers and Covid-19

Our members, the present and the future of the trade union movement Young workers are at the sharp end of the devastating economic consequences brought on by the...

News | 22 May 2020 Press Release

UN must persuade governments to adopt crew change protocols or risk ‘humanitarian disaster’

In a joint letter to António Guterres, the leaders of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and International...

News | 22 May 2020 Press Release

Covid-19 is not an excuse to strip workers' rights in India

At least six Indian states have passed laws extending working hours from the currently mandated eight hours per day to 12 hours per day, which will allow companies...