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News | 09 Jul 2020 Press Release

Governments must bring in exemptions for seafarers following summit

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called on the world’s governments to act swiftly to give seafarers visa, border and quarantine...

News | 09 Jul 2020 Press Release

ITF calls out Berejiklian Government's “smokescreen” Ruby Princess inquiry

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today branded the New South Wales Government’s inquiry into the Ruby Princess as a ‘smokescreen’ for...

News | 08 Jul 2020

Unite safeguards cabin crew jobs at Ryanair

In May, Ryanair announced that it would cut 3,000 jobs across Europe as a result of the continued disruption to the aviation sector. Since then, unions have been in...

News | 08 Jul 2020

ITF podcast: Domestic violence in the light of Covid-19

In the latest episode of the ITF podcast, alongside our invited guests, we were discussing devastating spikes in the cases of domestic violence due to the...

News | 07 Jul 2020

Mauritian seafarers faced with fines, cockroaches in ordeal to get home

The Mauritian government recently announced it would finally open its doors to the thousands of its own seafarers trapped around the world – but only by a slight...

News | 07 Jul 2020 Press Release

ITF affiliates stand for crew change

Seafarers in their unions are putting more pressure on the world’s governments to allow for crew changes, as more than 200,000 seafarers are now trapped aboard...

News | 07 Jul 2020

Open message from major labour providing unions affiliated to the ITF to global seafarers and the international community

The race to develop a Covid-19 response that controls the virus, protects people and provides relief for battered economies is an urgent priority. However, as...

News | 06 Jul 2020

ITF Young Aviation Workers' Summer School

Join us for this year’s ITF Young Aviation Workers' Summer School. At this unprecedented time for civil aviation, we need to ensure young voices are...