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News | 09 Jan 2020

Dockers’ Clause: A deal is a deal – and we are defending it!

Dockers unions, shop stewards and legal advisors from ten countries gathered in Rotterdam yesterday and pledged to take action to ensure that the new “Dockers’...

News | 01 Jan 2020

#LashingIsDockersWork: ITF Dockers’ Clause comes into force

The ITF “Dockers’ Clause” comes into force in Canada and Europe today. A lot has been said about what is commonly called the Dockers Clause, but it’s worth...

News | 18 Dec 2019 Press Release

Unions unite to demand release of jailed Indonesian trade unionist Rio Wijaya

The ITF, alongside Indonesian dockers federation FPPI and Rio’s union SP JICT, are calling on all affiliates and their members to help fight for Rio’s...

News | 16 Dec 2019

International trade unions bring spotlight to Port of Auckland automation plans

An ITF delegation has met with New Zealand’s ministers of transport and labour, as well as the Auckland’s Mayor and city council, to voice first-hand the impact...

News | 29 Nov 2019

High level ITF delegation signs enhanced MoU in China 

An ITF delegation, led by the general secretary Stephen Cotton, has visited China this week to enhance cooperation and understanding with the country’s labour...

News | 19 Nov 2019

ITF Dockers joins international cargo handling association ICHCA

“Nearly every day we learn of a serious workplace accident causing death and serious injury, and dockers around the world know how dangerous our ports are. This...

News | 19 Nov 2019

Toilet rights are human rights: Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter

On World Toilet Day, 19 November 2019, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is launching a Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter, because...

News | 15 Nov 2019

Capacity building in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia

The ITF has held a training session in Algiers, Algeria 10-12 November in partnership with the Fédération Nationale des Travailleurs des Transports - Union...