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News | 12 May 2021

Stop the violence against civilians in Palestine

The ITF condemns all acts of violence committed against children and civilians in Palestine. The violence inside Al-Aqsa mosque, around Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif...

News | 01 May 2021

It’s time to end oppression and respect workers’ civil liberties

May Day is when workers of the world stop and reflect. We’re seeing so many human rights abuses — workers being denied their right to free association, free...

News | 20 Apr 2021 Press Release

Buyer beware: new FISH standard won’t stop abuse at sea

A new report by human rights, labour and environmental organisations has exposed the latest attempt by employers to satisfy consumer concerns on the welfare of...

News | 08 Mar 2021

IWD 2021: How to stand with women working in maritime

Today is International Women’s Day – 8 March. All across the globe, the ITF global family are celebrating the contribution of women transport workers 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 Press Release

From catcher to counter: new FAO declaration good news for fishers - IUF/ITF

Joint statement from the IUF and the ITF on the adoption of the 2021 Declaration for Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture by the FAO’s Committee on Fisheries...

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 | 29 Dec 2020

Undocumented migrant fishers left stranded by Brexit must be granted emergency payments, ITF urges McConalogue

The International Transport Workers’ Federation has written to Charlie McConalogue, Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, seeking an urgent meeting...