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News | 15 Feb 2021 Press Release

Companies can step up to save seafarers stranded off China

'It’s expensive, but it’s the right thing to do’ – that’s the message from the global union body for seafarers as the ITF calls on shipping companies to...

News | 15 Feb 2021

Update: Amin Shipping trick Onda crew in attempted wage coverup

Since the ITF brought you the story of the crew of the MV Onda, it seems Mohamed Amin has plunged to new depths in his exploitation of the seafarers. The ITF has...

News | 15 Feb 2021 Press Release

ITF condemns military coup; solidarity with Burmese seafarers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) condemns in the strongest possible terms the attempted military takeover of Myanmar’s fragile democracy...

News | 09 Feb 2021 Press Release

From catcher to counter: new FAO declaration good news for fishers - IUF/ITF

Joint statement from the IUF and the ITF on the adoption of the 2021 Declaration for Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture by the FAO’s Committee on Fisheries...

News | 09 Feb 2021

ITF statement on the murder of ICTSI union leader Leonardo Escala

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is outraged and dismayed at the murder of Leonardo Escala, the president of the union for dock workers at...

News | 09 Feb 2021

Global unions ramp up pressure on governments and corporations to isolate Myanmar military junta

Ten Global Unions representing more than 200 million workers from across the world call on unions globally to ramp up pressure on governments and corporations to...

News | 08 Feb 2021

The success of Dakar’s BRT system depends on the inclusion of informal workers

Professor Papa Sakho, Laboratory of Human Geography, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar When Covid-19 restrictions were introduced last year, public transport...

News | 05 Feb 2021

Include informal workers in development of Dakar BRT system or up to 10,000 jobs could be at risk, ITF report urges

Up to 10,000 jobs in Dakar’s informal sector could be at risk unless more is done to include informal workers in the city’s upcoming Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)...