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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 | 21 Aug 2019 Press Release

Trade-unionist assaulted by Hutchison port security in Jakarta

Rio Wijaya reported to the port security post at around 16:30 local time on Tuesday 20 August, having heard that a security guard, Yaser Arafat, was searching for...

News | 19 Aug 2019

Dockers’ unions in Peru commit to unite and fight under the ITF flag

Representatives from the ITF Dockers’ Section and ITF Americas regional office have been on the ground over the past week working shoulder to shoulder to...

News | 17 Aug 2019 Press Release

Seventh workplace death on the Irish docks in the last two years sparks calls for urgent action

The tragic death of Nicholas 'Nick' Collier marks the seventh death of a worker in an Irish port in the past two years. Published reports indicate a refrigeration...

News | 01 Aug 2019 Press Release

International unions throw support behind Australian wharfies as dispute with DP World escalates

Unions representing millions of workers across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America and the Pacific have written to Dubai-based port...

News | 30 Jul 2019 Press Release

Hutchison’s appalling safety record worsens as another worker is killed in Pakistan

Muhammad Imran Ali, a 23 year old truck driver passed away at approximately 4:00am on July 21, 2019, after he was crushed when a container was lowered on top of him...

News | 08 Jul 2019

ITF and UAE step up cooperation

The ITF has continued its cooperation with the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a high-level meeting in Dubai. ITF general secretary Stephen...

News | 22 Jun 2019

ITF hails historic convention

The first ever international standard on violence and harassment in the world of work has been adopted at the centenary International Labour Conference (ILC) of the...