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News | 29 Apr 2021 Press Release

Trudeau’s anti-strike law is an illegal assault on human rights

Unions across the world are outraged to learn that Justin Trudeau’s Liberal minority government had teamed up with Canada’s Conservative opposition in the early...

News | 29 Apr 2021

The crackdown on supply-chain bullies who pit worker against worker

A new tie-up to strengthen union influence along the US West Coast forms a major plank in the fight against global companies who exploit the chain of...

News | 28 Apr 2021 Press Release

‘A total own goal’: Shipowners’ wage cuts plan a slap in the face for pandemic heroes

The world’s seafarers yesterday took the extraordinary decision to shut down negotiations over the future of seafarers’ minimum wages with national shipowners...

News | 28 Apr 2021

Accelerating vaccines for transport workers is a humanitarian and economic imperative

There are many heroes in this pandemic. Frontline health workers and scientists have worked around the clock throughout Covid-19 in the trenches. But transport...

News | 23 Apr 2021

Lodging of new appeal sparks renewed pledge for global solidarity for SRUT 13

Global transport unions today renewed their support for leaders of the State Railway Workers’ Union of Thailand (SRUT) following the lodging of a new appeal to...

News | 22 Apr 2021 Press Release

Seafarer Mohammad Aisha is going home thanks to ITF, ending four years on abandoned ship

Seafarer Mohammad Aisha is tonight boarding an airplane to return to his native Syria, ending a four-year battle where he was forced to live on an abandoned ship in...

News | 21 Apr 2021 Press Release

ITF Dockers union victory at Liberian APMT

After a long and bitter struggle with APM Terminals Monrovia in Liberia, ITF affiliate the Dock Workers’ Union of Liberia (DOWUL) today won their struggle to...

News | 21 Apr 2021

The Ever Given showed the importance of tug and towage workers, but their industry continues to cut dangerous corners

The six-day blockage of the Suez Canal and its welcomed refloating has shed new light on the critical job done by tug and towage workers. But unless industry...