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News | 15 May 2023

ITF and Palestinian unions demand that transport workers from both sides are given equal rights

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has joined other international unions and groups in calling for an immediate end to the deadly violence in...

News | 28 Apr 2023

Organising for safer workplaces this International Workers’ Memorial Day

Unions remember workers lost to negligent employers and safety standards Today, the 28th of April, marks International Workers’ Memorial Day, when trade unions...

News | 23 Mar 2023 Press Release

Governments obliged to learn pandemic supply chain lessons – maritime report

Governments should learn lessons from the pandemic and its aftermath to secure reliable maritime supply chains for their citizens and the climate, the International...

News | 02 Mar 2023

Council of Global Unions expresses its solidarity with the UGTT in Tunisia

We, the Council of Global Unions (CGU), on behalf of 200 million workers around the world, expresses its support and solidarity with the UGTT and its affiliates in...

News | 21 Feb 2023 Press Release

Transport unions around the globe condemn crackdown on Tunisian workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation and the European Transport Workers’ Federation, representing 20 million transport workers around the world,...

News | 06 Feb 2023

After devastating earthquakes hit Türkiye and Syria, ITF and affiliates stand ready to help

A 7.8 magnitude quake with its epicentre near Gaziantep in south-west Türkiye reverberated across the region in the early hours. A second quake, registering...

News | 26 Jan 2023

Dubai ship explosion captain forced to give up home, but wins freedom thanks to ITF

The master of a ship on which a container exploded during loading at the Jebel Ali Port in Dubai in July 2021 has finally been allowed home to India thanks to...

News | 11 Dec 2022 Press Release

‘Diverse in our work, united for change’ - inland navigation unions hold successful conference in Amsterdam

Unions representing more than 180,000 tug, towage, river cruise, other inland waterways and ferry workers globally met in Amsterdam this week for the Inland...