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News | 07 May 2021 Press Release

Victory for dockers in Liberia after titanic struggle for justice

Twenty-four dockworkers are today back at work after a struggle of epic proportions.   Members and leaders of ITF affiliate the Dock Workers’ Union of...

News | 21 Apr 2021 Press Release

ITF Dockers union victory at Liberian APMT

After a long and bitter struggle with APM Terminals Monrovia in Liberia, ITF affiliate the Dock Workers’ Union of Liberia (DOWUL) today won their struggle to...

News | 15 Feb 2021

Update: Amin Shipping trick Onda crew in attempted wage coverup

Since the ITF brought you the story of the crew of the MV Onda, it seems Mohamed Amin has plunged to new depths in his exploitation of the seafarers. The ITF has...

News | 08 Feb 2021

The success of Dakar’s BRT system depends on the inclusion of informal workers

Professor Papa Sakho, Laboratory of Human Geography, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar When Covid-19 restrictions were introduced last year, public transport...

News | 05 Feb 2021

Include informal workers in development of Dakar BRT system or up to 10,000 jobs could be at risk, ITF report urges

Up to 10,000 jobs in Dakar’s informal sector could be at risk unless more is done to include informal workers in the city’s upcoming Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)...

News | 04 Feb 2021

Wage theft, forgery and crew abuse on the MV Onda - Amin Shipping at it again

Luis Alberto Veloso is one of four abandoned seafarers on board the Togo-flagged MV Onda who has gone one year without pay. The ship and its crew are abandoned in...

News | 28 Jan 2021 Press Release

Seafarer killed in horrific piracy attack: governments urged to act, or risk more deaths

Pirates in the Gulf of Guinea killed a seafarer and took another 15 seafarers hostage in an attack on Saturday. “Governments must take immediate action to...

News | 23 Dec 2020 Press Release

Governments must seize on satellite tech in fisheries forced labour fight

Fisheries representatives from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), a global voice for the world’s millions of fishers, say that a new study...