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News | 11 Jun 2019

Statement on the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining in the seafood industry

Worker voice or welfare committee models are not an incremental step toward recognising workers’ right to organise. These mechanisms, generally established with...

News | 22 May 2019

Live: Stephen Cotton at the International Transport Forum

Ending exploitation in supply chains, sharing ownership of data and public ownership of public transport - just three of the issues ITF general secretary Stephen...

News | 17 May 2019

Standing up for justice on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

The 17 May is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. The ITF young transport workers committee agreed unanimously to support the...

News | 27 Apr 2019

International Workers’ Memorial Day: making technology work for us, not against us

By Victor Figueroa, ITF strategic researcher Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) are crucial issues for workers everywhere in the world. Over decades workers in...

News | 23 Apr 2019 Press Release

ITF secures major agreement to protect migrant workers in the Irish fishing industry

Johnny Hansen, ITF Fisheries’ Section Chair today welcomed the settlement: “The agreement with the Irish government is welcome progress that has real potential...

News | 03 Apr 2019 Press Release

Global unions condemn Brunei’s homophobic laws

The world’s global union federations have come together to unequivocally condemn new laws in Brunei that punish homosexual sex with death by stoning. Today, a...

News | 27 Mar 2019

Fair transport is safe transport

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton spoke to thousands of transport workers rallying in Brussels to demand #FairTransport for Europe. He addressed the rally...

News | 18 Feb 2019 Press Release

UN criticism of Irish fishers’ scheme ‘a vindication’

In an unprecedented move, four United Nations (UN) special rapporteurs have signed a joint letter damning the Irish government’s work permit scheme for...