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News | 11 Dec 2018 Press Release

Statement: Panama Canal Authority on course to undermine reputation of Panama’s most vital national asset

The study was discussed during the Plenary Session of the International Maritime Organization’s 100th Maritime Safety Committee last week and was well received as...

News | 05 Dec 2018

ITF calls for good business practice at 7th UN business and human rights forum

Business representatives - who made up one third of the 2,500 delegates from governments, trade unions, civil society and international organisations – were...

News | 05 Dec 2018 Press Release

Fatigue of Panama Canal tugboat captains a disaster waiting to happen

The ITF, and affiliate Union de Capitanes y Oficiales de Cubierta (UCOC), have been locked in a protracted struggle with the Panama Canal Authority (PCA) over...

News | 26 Nov 2018

ITF unions take action for World Toilet Day

Workers from dozens of countries go involved, including Nepal, India, Brazil and Argentina, covering road, rail, aviation and maritime. In Nepal, Kathmandu...

News | 02 Nov 2018

ITF Congress: Paddy Crumlin and Stephen Cotton re-elected

Mr Cotton’s selection was welcomed by a standing ovation from the 2,400 participants from 140 countries at the 44th ITF Congress in Singapore, 14-20 October...

News | 16 Oct 2018

Historic 44th ITF Congress, the first in Southeast Asia

The ITF Congress will include participants from around 140 countries, representing over 600 transport unions with more than 19 million members. It is set to be the...

News | 13 Oct 2018 Press Release

Historic 44th ITF Congress, the first in Southeast Asia

The ITF Congress will include participants from around 140 countries, representing over 600 transport unions with more than 19 million members. It is set to be the...

News | 05 Oct 2018

ITF to sign ground-breaking agreement at 44th Congress on the future of work and training for workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) will sign an important agreement at its 44th Congress in Singapore to research the future of work in every...