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News | 04 May 2021

Covid hits India like no other natural disaster, all workers are fighting back

We stand in solidarity with the people of India, as the second wave of Covid-19 devastates the country. What is happening in India concerns us all - hospitals are...

News | 23 Apr 2021

Lodging of new appeal sparks renewed pledge for global solidarity for SRUT 13

Global transport unions today renewed their support for leaders of the State Railway Workers’ Union of Thailand (SRUT) following the lodging of a new appeal to...

News | 31 Mar 2021 Press Release

‘Did the ship shrink?’ – Red flags raised over Goundar ship registered in Fiji 14 metres shorter than in Canada

Fijian authorities are being called to urgently investigate Goundar’s MV Lomaiviti Princess III amid allegations of falsified safety documentation and concerns...

News | 24 Mar 2021 Press Release

Half of blacklisted Aswan fleet in hot water as Australia detains two ships

Australian maritime authorities have detained two vessels owned by controversial a Qatari shipping company for serious labour rights breaches just weeks after the...

News | 24 Mar 2021

Myanmar military must be held accountable for violence against women

The ITF has joined 181 global women’s rights organisations in urging the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to hold the Myanmar military junta to account. In...

News | 24 Mar 2021

Bangkok’s airport workers still waiting on rights

Ten days since Thailand’s Labour Minister promised to address labour abuse of workers at Bangkok airport, little progress has been made. Hundreds of security...

News | 23 Mar 2021

Maersk praised over pandemic, but unions urge follow-through on labour standards

Workers have just handed the world’s the largest container shipping company a report card for the last year – and there’s room for improvement. The...

News | 16 Mar 2021

NZ unions call for action over alleged Fiji trafficking scam

New Zealand transport workers’ unions are calling on their government to put Fiji on notice after Police launched an investigation into the potential human...