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News | 18 Jun 2020

Lifting Covid-19 measures early could harm Panama canal workers

The world’s busiest canal and the lives of the thousands of workers who keep it running are at risk, says ITF affiliate UCOC (Unión de Capitanes y Oficiales de...

News | 20 May 2020

Women transport workers’ rights and COVID-19

Transport workers together for a gender equal new normal The transport industry is highly gendered, and whilst all transport workers are being severely impacted by...

News | 04 May 2020

Podcast: Covid-19 and the ILO

In a fourth special show about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on working people, ITF legal director Ruwan Subasinghe has spoken to Maria Helena Andre, director...

News | 01 May 2020

#MayDay2020: The system is broken, together we will build a new normal

International Workers’ Day message from ITF president Paddy Crumlin and ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton This year for the first time, we can’t march on...

News | 29 Apr 2020

Covid-19 cannot be used to lower wages and standards for ferry workers

Seafarers are vital employees because they keep the global supply chains moving. Seafarers, including those on ferries, transport around 90 percent of the world’s...

News | 28 Apr 2020

#IWMD20: ITF demands urgent protections for transport workers

ITF Management Committee statement on protecting workers during and after the Covid-19 pandemic The battle against Covid-19 will not be won without transport...

News | 27 Apr 2020

Recognition of COVID-19 as an occupational disease

On the occasion of International Workers Memorial Day 2020[1], the global trade union movement calls upon governments and occupational health and safety bodies...

News | 16 Apr 2020

Podcast: women's advocacy and Covid-19

The latest, special ITF podcast looking at the Covid-19 crisis has heard about the particular effects on working women. ITF project specialist (ending violence...