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News | 26 May 2022 Press Release

Australian election update: National Fleet will boost Australia’s maritime industry

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has again congratulated the Australian Labor Party on its win in the country’s election, saying it will be...

News | 26 May 2022

Better future for transport workers under Australian Labor

The International Transport Workers' Federation has welcomed the election of a Federal Labor Government in Australia, describing it as an opportunity to lift...

News | 17 May 2022 Press Release

Pre-election national fleet tantrum shows it’s time for industry to abandon Shipping Australia Limited

Shipping experts have welcomed a ‘unity ticket’ on Australian jobs and fuel security ahead of the country’s election Saturday. But the ITF and its affiliates...

News | 10 May 2022

Unions around the world vow to stand together with South Korean transport workers as an anti-worker pro-deregulation government comes to power

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and our affiliates have vowed to take joint action this week in solidarity with South Korean transport...

News | 27 Apr 2022

'Too many killed on the job': ITF mourns the transport workers who died at work for #IWMD2022

Today we mark International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD). A day when we mourn for those who have been killed at work - taken from their friends, families and...

News | 25 Apr 2022

ITF intervenes to prevent ‘politically motivated’ arrest of South Korean trade union leaders

Bongju Lee, President of the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union Cargo Truckers’ Solidarity Division (KPTU-TruckSol) and Geon-yeong Kim,...

News | 19 Apr 2022 Press Release

ITF urges port safety inquiry after worker falls to death in Auckland

ITF President and ITF Dockers’ Section chair, Paddy Crumlin, today expressed condolences on behalf of the global union federation and its hundreds of dockers’...

News | 28 Mar 2022

Silent no more: overworked tugboat workers are reaching breaking point

29 March 2022, London / Brussels Last year, Troy Pearson and Charley Cragg died while towing a barge bound for a Rio Tinto power station in rough seas and strong,...