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News | 29 Sep 2022

Make Safe Rates laws permanent unions and academics tell South Korean lawmakers

There is overwhelming evidence for the link between road safety and driver pay, international experts and global union leaders told South Korean lawmakers this...

News | 29 Sep 2022

Maritime Workers' Survey

An opportunity to have your say on the big issues facing our maritime industries.

News | 31 Aug 2022

Who is the ITF? A response to the Fijian Government

On August 23rd, the Attorney General of the Fijian Government launched a public attack on the ITF's legitimacy. This came after we, together with the Fiji Trades...

News | 23 Aug 2022

South Korean truck drivers call out alcohol giant from the rooftops as strike continues

Image caption: The ITF’s Noel Coard (pictured right with KPTU’s Wol-San Lim) said 20 million workers stood behind demands for Hite-Jinro to reinstate sacked...

News | 18 Aug 2022

Fijian Government accused of misusing country’s pension fund putting hundreds of thousands of workers’ futures at risk

Joint press release from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC). The Bainimarama government has been...

News | 02 Aug 2022 Press Release

Filipino authorities suspend recruitment agency after ITF red list warning over illegal fees

A Philippines-based recruitment agency that unlawfully charged seafarers placement fees has had its licence suspended after the International Transport Workers’...

News | 28 Jun 2022

Australian union charter with Uber shows that respect for gig workers can pay off

Uber and Uber Eats have signed a Charter with the Transport Workers Union (TWU) of Australia to set minimum standards and benefits for Uber workers. The...

News | 25 Jun 2022

Seafarers' unions celebrate #DayoftheSeafarer 2022

Saturday 25 June is the official IMO Day of the Seafarer and today, the ITF global family of seafarers' unions celebrated online and all across the world. Here...