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News | 07 Nov 2019 Press Release

‘A serious violation of treaties’: ITF warns Kuwait of potential breach of international law

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has written to the prime minister of Kuwait to warn him that plans to use the military to break a planned...

News | 01 Nov 2019

ITF and Saudi Arabia commit to work closer together to support seafarers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have committed to work closer together to support seafarers calling in all...

News | 16 Oct 2019

Seafarers repatriated home from Iran and Syria after notorious cases of modern slavery and abandonment

In one of the most notorious cases of human slavery that the ITF has encountered in years, three Pakistani seafarers onboard the Iranian-flagged MV Borhan 3 spent...

News | 16 Oct 2019

ITF Contacts Network expands into Asia Pacific

The ITF has established its latest Contacts Network, covering Bangladesh, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and...

News | 08 Oct 2019

ITF hails success at aviation summit

The ITF civil aviation section has hailed the participation of experts from ITF unions at the 40th assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)...

News | 02 Oct 2019

ITF launches global news app

The ITF has a launched a new app to deliver the latest news from the ITF directly to smartphones.  The app includes: news alerts from the ITF  personalised...

News | 12 Sep 2019 Press Release

California AB 5 law: now we need a global law for ‘gig’ workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is calling for the new AB 5 law in California to be the inspiration for global rules that protect ‘gig’...

News | 10 Sep 2019

ITF welcomes release of seven Stena Impero seafarers, fate of the remaining crew remains unclear

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) welcomes the Iranian authorities release of seven members of crew from the detained British flagged tanker...