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News | 17 Oct 2019 Press Release

The right to strike is a fundamental human right

On the 16-17 October 2019, representatives from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) attended a hearing at the Canadian Industrial Labor...

News | 17 Oct 2019 Press Release

Solidarity with Canada’s transport workers in upcoming election

As the Executive Board of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) gathers in Montreal, Quebec, Canada for its general meeting, workers across the...

News | 16 Oct 2019

Seafarers repatriated home from Iran and Syria after notorious cases of modern slavery and abandonment

In one of the most notorious cases of human slavery that the ITF has encountered in years, three Pakistani seafarers onboard the Iranian-flagged MV Borhan 3 spent...

News | 16 Oct 2019

ITF Contacts Network expands into Asia Pacific

The ITF has established its latest Contacts Network, covering Bangladesh, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and...

News | 16 Oct 2019

Building the riders’ Roovolution

Recently, the ITF highlighted the news of a historic agreement for food delivery workers, and now the Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT) are building the...

News | 14 Oct 2019

ITF joins unions demanding that search continue for Bourbon Rhode crew

The Luxembourg-flagged Bourbon Rhode – crewed by 14 Ukrainian, Russian, South African, Filipino and Croatian seafarers – sank on September 28 after it was hit...

News | 09 Oct 2019 Press Release

Lufthansa to profit from LSG Sky Chefs sale while its US workers protest poverty wages

The Lufthansa leadership refuses to meet with US workers even after they took strike authorisation votes over the summer, protesting poor working conditions...

News | 08 Oct 2019

Unions sign major agreement to improve terms and conditions

Around 8,000 maritime workers in Nigeria will benefit from a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) signed by two unions. The Nigerian Merchant Officers and...