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News | 24 Feb 2021 Press Release

Fiji government must step in over ferries scam, rights violations

Seafarers have been made homeless and left stranded thousands of kilometres from their loved ones after a major Fijian ferry company scammed and underpaid them, and...

News | 15 Feb 2021 Press Release

Companies can step up to save seafarers stranded off China

'It’s expensive, but it’s the right thing to do’ – that’s the message from the global union body for seafarers as the ITF calls on shipping companies to...

News | 15 Feb 2021 Press Release

ITF condemns military coup; solidarity with Burmese seafarers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) condemns in the strongest possible terms the attempted military takeover of Myanmar’s fragile democracy...

News | 09 Feb 2021

ITF statement on the murder of ICTSI union leader Leonardo Escala

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is outraged and dismayed at the murder of Leonardo Escala, the president of the union for dock workers at...

News | 09 Feb 2021

Global unions ramp up pressure on governments and corporations to isolate Myanmar military junta

Ten Global Unions representing more than 200 million workers from across the world call on unions globally to ramp up pressure on governments and corporations to...

News | 03 Feb 2021

Deliveroo must act after another rider killed on the job - ITF and ETF

Romulo Sta Ana, a Filipino father of two, is the latest food delivery rider to be killed on the job. He was killed while collecting an order in...

News | 06 Jan 2021 Press Release

ITF calls for the immediate release of 53 activists arrested in Hong Kong

The International Transport Workers’ Federation demands the immediate release of 53 activists arrested this morning in Hong Kong under the National Security Law...

News | 23 Dec 2020 Press Release

Governments must seize on satellite tech in fisheries forced labour fight

Fisheries representatives from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), a global voice for the world’s millions of fishers, say that a new study...