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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 | 17 Mar 2021

Dockers union wins outsourced entitlements fight after three-month hunger strike

After a long legal battle and unconditional solidarity from the ITF Americas regional office and ITF Dockers’ Section, UNISITRAPOSPA (Union of Panama Dock...

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

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 | 28 Jan 2021 Press Release

Biden commended for reiterating support for Jones Act

United States President Joe Biden’s announcement this week reiterating support for the Jones Act has been applauded by the International Transport Workers’...

News | 15 Dec 2020

ITF Fair Practices Committee Steering Group (FPC SG) statement on IMEC Circular (20)123 “ILO minimum basic wage for an AB and IBF basic wages – Difference explained”

The FPC SG met on 10 December 2020 and discussed the IMEC Circular (20)123 “ILO minimum basic wage for an AB and IBF basic wages – Difference explained”,...