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News | 18 Nov 2020

Fisheries death, attempted cover up, sparks Uruguayan union fury

The tragic death of a Peruvian fisher off the coast of Uruguay has angered the country’s Transport Workers' Union, who say the international industry’s...

News | 17 Nov 2020

Canada continues its maritime leadership with new Seafarers’ Welfare Board - ITF

The International Transport Workers’ Federation commends the Federal Government and maritime industry of Canada for continuing their cooperative leadership to...

News | 12 Nov 2020

Argentina’s decision to ratify C190 is a victory in the struggle against gender inequality

The ITF applauds the Argentine Chamber of Deputies vote in favour of ratifying the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Convention 190 (C190) on Violence and...

News | 02 Nov 2020

ITF launch gig economy employer principles before landmark Prop 22 vote in California

On the eve of the landmark vote on Proposition 22 in California, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has launched 10 gig economy employer...

News | 13 Oct 2020

Gendered lens on new technology and Covid-19’s impact on the public transport sector needed: ITF Forum

Covid-19 is exacerbating longstanding issues for women working in the transport industry and a gendered analysis of the pandemic’s impact on the public transport...

News | 12 Sep 2020

ITF helps Philippine, Turkish crews fly home via Brazil

Eight seafarers return to the Philippines after more than a year at sea The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) intervened to ensure a seafarer...

News | 21 Aug 2020

By refusing to work, more over-contract seafarers get off via Panama

After recent success in helping the crew of the MV Contamines get off their vessel and be repatriated via Panama, the ITF has helped more seafarers get home to...

News | 19 Aug 2020

Stranded seafarers fly home from Brazil

Eight weeks in limbo, without pay and facing starvation, far from home in the Bay of São Sebastião, Brazil, 14 seafarers from Ukraine and Montenegro are finally...