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News | 20 Dec 2022 Press Release

ILO complaint: it’s time to halt South Korea’s authoritarian approach to striking truckers

Global unions have taken legal action against the South Korean government for its extreme response to a truckers’ strike in the country, which ended on 9...

News | 19 Dec 2022

What happened at COP27? Transport workers at the global climate summit

ITF delegates were at this year’s COP27 conference, putting the voices of our affiliates and transport workers around the world at the heart of discussions on our...

News | 19 Dec 2022

'Abandoned' livestock carrier ship to be auctioned in Victoria but stranded crew yet to receive wages

An international livestock carrier ship, the Yangtze Fortune, has been arrested in Portland, Victoria by the Australian Federal Court. In the meantime, the...

News | 14 Dec 2022 Press Release

Shipping industry, unions welcome action from President Marcos Jr on key seafarer issues

JOINT ITF-ICS-IMEC MEDIA RELEASE Yesterday, global leaders from organisations representing seafarers, shipowners and other maritime employers, met with His...

News | 11 Dec 2022 Press Release

‘Diverse in our work, united for change’ - inland navigation unions hold successful conference in Amsterdam

Unions representing more than 180,000 tug, towage, river cruise, other inland waterways and ferry workers globally met in Amsterdam this week for the Inland...

News | 10 Dec 2022

Global unions take action for Human Rights Day 2022

Workers stand united against gender-based violence Human Rights Day is observed on 10th December each year, and follows the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence...

News | 09 Dec 2022 Press Release

The public backs laws to protect transport workers' right to strike and share beliefs that governments should protect transport workers' employment rights

The public overwhelmingly supports union demands on transport and a larger percentage share believes governments are failing their citizens in handling transport...

News | 08 Dec 2022 Press Release

Bangladesh: global solidarity shines spotlight on 200,000 striking waterway workers

Over 200,000 river boat workers, the beating heart of Bangladesh’s critical inland waterways, have vowed to continue their campaign of industrial action until all...