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News | 06 Aug 2019

Blumenthal ship detained for nine days in Belgium port finally released

“The proper maintenance of ships’ equipment is just as important as the proper treatment of seafarers - a failure in either system can lead to serious...

News | 03 Aug 2019 Press Release

Unions call foul play on Ryanair’s threatened job cuts

Ryanair said this week that it would cut up to 900 jobs, blaming the late delivery of malfunctioning Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, rising fuel prices, lower fares and...

News | 02 Aug 2019

South American rail unions make plan to unite

Activists at an ITF railway unions’ workshop in Chile have agreed to look at ways to unite to build workers’ power. Participants at the gathering agreed that...

News | 01 Aug 2019

ITF union RTBU starts campaign to keep #OurPublicTransport for the people

Leaders and activists at the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) have started a campaign to keep public transport in South Australia in public hands. The state...

News | 01 Aug 2019 Press Release

International unions throw support behind Australian wharfies as dispute with DP World escalates

Unions representing millions of workers across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America and the Pacific have written to Dubai-based port...

News | 30 Jul 2019

Argentinian aviation workers back airline catering workers in the USA

The ITF-affiliated Argentinian aviation union, Asociación Del Personal Aeronáutico (APA), organised a strong solidarity action on 23 July, Buenos Aires, to...

News | 30 Jul 2019 Press Release

Hutchison’s appalling safety record worsens as another worker is killed in Pakistan

Muhammad Imran Ali, a 23 year old truck driver passed away at approximately 4:00am on July 21, 2019, after he was crushed when a container was lowered on top of him...

News | 29 Jul 2019 Press Release

Celebration of World Maritime Day leaves Australian seafarers out in the cold again

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has been accused of running a political and ideological agenda after excluding worker representatives from a forum...