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News | 28 Jan 2021 Press Release

Biden commended for reiterating support for Jones Act

United States President Joe Biden’s announcement this week reiterating support for the Jones Act has been applauded by the International Transport Workers’...

News | 15 Jan 2021

Reinstatement of ATC workers is a major achievement for public safety

ITF affiliate Asociación Dominicana de Controladores de Tránsito Aéreo (ADCA) has won a legal battle to reinstate workers who were unfairly dismissed for...

News | 15 Jan 2021

Chilean Senate debates new law for crew conditions on emergency flights, ITF weighs in support

ITF leaders have participated in a session in the Labour and Social Welfare Commission of the Chilean Senate bringing their expertise and experience at ICAO into a...

News | 23 Dec 2020 Press Release

Governments must seize on satellite tech in fisheries forced labour fight

Fisheries representatives from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), a global voice for the world’s millions of fishers, say that a new study...

News | 17 Dec 2020

Decent sanitation still eludes many transport workers: ITF forum

On World Toilet Day, 19 November, the ITF held a virtual sanitation forum to discuss issues on sanitation for transport workers in road, rail, urban transport and...

News | 18 Nov 2020

Fisheries death, attempted cover up, sparks Uruguayan union fury

The tragic death of a Peruvian fisher off the coast of Uruguay has angered the country’s Transport Workers' Union, who say the international industry’s...

News | 17 Nov 2020

Canada continues its maritime leadership with new Seafarers’ Welfare Board - ITF

The International Transport Workers’ Federation commends the Federal Government and maritime industry of Canada for continuing their cooperative leadership to...

News | 12 Nov 2020

Argentina’s decision to ratify C190 is a victory in the struggle against gender inequality

The ITF applauds the Argentine Chamber of Deputies vote in favour of ratifying the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Convention 190 (C190) on Violence and...