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News | 17 May 2022 Press Release

Pre-election national fleet tantrum shows it’s time for industry to abandon Shipping Australia Limited

Shipping experts have welcomed a ‘unity ticket’ on Australian jobs and fuel security ahead of the country’s election Saturday. But the ITF and its affiliates...

News | 16 May 2022 Press Release

Loopholes in UK law are allowing vessel owners to violate migrant fishers’ human rights

Migrant fishers are being subjected to systematic labour exploitation because the UK Government refuses to clarify and close loopholes in its immigration rules, a...

News | 28 Mar 2022

Silent no more: overworked tugboat workers are reaching breaking point

29 March 2022, London / Brussels Last year, Troy Pearson and Charley Cragg died while towing a barge bound for a Rio Tinto power station in rough seas and strong,...

News | 26 Jan 2022

ITF Photography Prize opens today

We are delighted to announce today the launch of the ITF’s first-ever Photography Prize. The prize aims to showcase the triumphs, challenges and sheer hard work...

News | 20 Jan 2022 Press Release

ITF warns Patrick Terminals’ approach will cause Australian consumers supply chain pain

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is warning that Patrick Terminals’ bid to terminate its long-standing workplace agreement with the...

News | 12 Oct 2021

Drivers’ court action wins US$30 million in XPO misclassification settlement

XPO Logistics is to pay a group of drivers US$30 million after it wrongly classified them as contractor companies rather than employees. A California federal...

News | 16 Apr 2021

ITF Statement in support of Amazon workers, Bessemer Alabama

Last week, the US Federal Government announced that Amazon workers in Alabama did not achieve a majority in the union election at its facility in...

News | 27 Nov 2020

#MakeAmazonPay: Workers and unions call Amazon to account on Black Friday

As customers around the world log on to make the most of Black Friday deals, workers and unions are mobilising to demand that Amazon and other e-commerce giants pay...