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News | 03 Dec 2021 Press Release

Major transport organisations warn governments’ knee-jerk reaction to Omicron variant puts supply chain at greater risk

World leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant are putting transport workers and the global supply chain at greater risk of collapse, warn...

News | 02 Dec 2021 Press Release

Transport workers not to blame for supply chain congestion, holiday shipping delays

Dockers, seafarers, and road transport workers are challenging the narrative from capital that they are the cause of supply chain disruption and potential delays...

News | 22 Nov 2021 Press Release

Egyptian fisher nets €20,000 award after being underpaid, overworked - but deficiencies in Irish law persist for migrant workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), which has been running a campaign to improve migrant fishers’ working lives in Ireland for a decade has...

News | 10 Nov 2021 Press Release

Public transport must double in cities over next decade to meet 1.5°C target

Public transport usage must double in global cities over the next decade, requiring $208 billion USD each year across C40 cities and creating 4.6m new jobs, show...

News | 05 Nov 2021

Transport workers and their unions are showing up at COP: We demand climate action and decent work

The COP26 Summit is underway in Glasgow and trade unionists and activists are in the thick of the proceedings. This week is our opportunity to drive home the...

News | 29 Oct 2021 Press Release

Seafarers call for shipping to set ambitious climate targets now if its future is to be sustainable

The shipping industry needs to set ambitious targets to help prevent global climate catastrophe, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) cautions in...

News | 28 Oct 2021

Somalia: Mogadishu port authority must act to save the lives of abandoned crew

Eleven seafarers trapped aboard the Haj Abdulla (IMO 7702114) are at extreme risk, with the ship taking on water off Mogadishu, Somalia. The International...

News | 19 Oct 2021 Press Release

New research confirms Irish Atypical Work Permit Scheme needs urgent overhaul to protect fishers

The official publication today of Experiences of Non-EEA Workers in the Irish Fishing Industry by Maynooth University Department of Law is confirmation that the...