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News | 26 Aug 2022

Airlines used pandemic to erode working conditions for thousands of staff, report finds 

Major airlines used pandemic as an excuse to force workers into contracts with worse terms, new research shows.   Employers including Qantas, Ryanair...

News | 19 Aug 2022 Press Release

ITF inspectors recover USD$37.6m in unpaid wages for seafarers, despite Covid restrictions

Last year, union ship inspectors recovered more than USD $37 million in unpaid wages owed to seafarers, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has...

News | 15 Mar 2022 Press Release

Pandemic delivers Maersk record profit, but shipping giant is leaving tug workers behind

15 March 2022, Copenhagen Record profits being announced today by AP Moller-Maersk risk not being shared fairly with workers who delivered the company its...

News | 07 Feb 2022

The Dockcast: ITF Young Dockers Podcast has now launched

ITF Young Dockers have launched a podcast called the Dockcast, which highlights the latest news, views, and attitudes in the world of dockers. Nick Loridan from...

News | 30 Jan 2022 Press Release

Svitzer termination bid could risk Australian supply chains, harm Maersk reputation

An application by A.P. Møller–Mærsk’s towage subsidiary, Svitzer, to terminate its collective agreement with its entire Australian workforce could further...

News | 20 Jan 2022 Press Release

ITF warns Patrick Terminals’ approach will cause Australian consumers supply chain pain

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is warning that Patrick Terminals’ bid to terminate its long-standing workplace agreement with the...

News | 16 Dec 2021 Press Release

Shipping industry, unions launch fresh quarantine programme to combat Omicron crew crunch

Joint Press Release - ITF/IMEC/ICS 16 December 2021, London Shipowners, seafarers’ unions and maritime employer groups are establishing their own approved...

News | 03 Dec 2021 Press Release

Major transport organisations warn governments’ knee-jerk reaction to Omicron variant puts supply chain at greater risk

World leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant are putting transport workers and the global supply chain at greater risk of collapse, warn...