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News | 22 Jan 2021 Press Release

Seafarers on hunger strike, hospitalised in Kuwait

Indian, Turkish, Azerbaijaniani and Bangladeshi seafarers are in the third week of a hunger strike in the port of Shuaiba, Kuwait. The abandoned crew of the bulk...

News | 24 Dec 2020

Stranded truck drivers in need of urgent assistance risk spending Christmas in cabs

The hopes of thousands of truck drivers stranded in southeast England spending Christmas with their families have been dashed after UK Transport Secretary Grant...

News | 22 Dec 2020

Aviation workers should be given priority for COVID-19 vaccines

The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) welcome progress in the...

News | 18 Dec 2020

Unions celebrate victory for French XPO workers

XPO had subjected workers at the Labastide-Saint-Pierre site to constant and dangerous pressure to fulfil the contract of its client, Action. According to CGT...

News | 17 Dec 2020

UN Agency finds governments in breach of international law

Landmark ruling from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) finds that governments have breached seafarers’ rights and failed to comply with several...

News | 03 Dec 2020

ITF wins back $1.7 million in owed wages as more seafarers abandoned

Amid a concerning rise in cases of shipowners abandoning their vessels and crew, unions have helped recover more than USD$1.7 million in wages owed to...

News | 01 Dec 2020

Stop Heathrow’s great British rip off and support striking Unite members

Heathrow Airport Ltd, the company that owns one of the world’s busiest airports is trying to rip off thousands of their workers with a devious plan to let them go...

News | 30 Nov 2020

ITF Statement on food rider deaths

“The ITF and its affiliates have been shaken by the tragic news of five food delivery riders dying on the roads of Sydney, Australia, in the past few weeks. We...