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News | 20 Oct 2021

Wise heads must prevail in air traffic control changes ITF says

Air traffic controllers and their unions should be actively involved in decision-making about the future of the air traffic services sector in this time of intense...

News | 19 Oct 2021 Press Release

New research confirms Irish Atypical Work Permit Scheme needs urgent overhaul to protect fishers

The official publication today of Experiences of Non-EEA Workers in the Irish Fishing Industry by Maynooth University Department of Law is confirmation that the...

News | 18 Oct 2021

ITF condemns assault on inspector, calls for zero-tolerance towards violence in maritime

An ITF inspector was physically assaulted by a ship’s Master in an unprecedented attack which the Federation says must be condemned. The assault happened onboard...

News | 15 Oct 2021 Press Release

Filipino seafarers exploited by Fiji’s Goundar finally make it home

Two Filipino seafarers exploited by one of Fiji’s main ferry operators have made it home thanks to the unstinting efforts of the ITF’s inspectors and...

News | 14 Oct 2021

UK, Germany, Switzerland, and EU prolonging supply chain misery by opposing vaccine waiver, global transport unions tell governments

Over 375 trade unions, representing over 12 million transport workers from 118 countries around the world submit letter to heads of governments Letter submitted...

News | 12 Oct 2021

Drivers’ court action wins US$30 million in XPO misclassification settlement

XPO Logistics is to pay a group of drivers US$30 million after it wrongly classified them as contractor companies rather than employees. A California federal...

News | 10 Oct 2021

Time for change: mental health is a collective responsibility

On World Mental Health Day (Sunday 10 October 2021) the ITF is urging stakeholders across the transport sector to come together and recognise their collective...

News | 07 Oct 2021

#WDDW21: Make platform companies respect the rules

Today on the World Day for Decent Work, trade unions in Brussels called on the European Commission to ensure that platform companies respect workers’...