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News | 26 Jun 2014

Pay increase victory for seafarers

The announcement was made as the first round of negotiations on the new IBF framework agreement were concluded in Indonesia today – eight months after they...

News | 26 Jun 2014

Drivers win after month-long dispute

Negotiations for better conditions for drivers at Toll, a trucking subsidiary of Australia’s Toll Holdings working in the north of New Zealand, broke down at the...

News | 26 Jun 2014

Victory for Thai railway workers!

The case started in October 2009 following a series of rail accidents, one of which killed seven people. Members of the ITF-affiliated State Railway Workers’...

News | 26 Jun 2014

ITF condemns India bus worker attack

It was reported on 4 June that a male passenger stripped and beat conductor Deepmala Sonawane when she stopped him getting on her bus through the wrong doors....

News | 26 Jun 2014

Freed at last – Albedo hostages on their way home

The seven Bangladeshi, two Sri Lankan, one Indian and one Iranian hostage were among the 23 crew on the Malaysian-owned and flagged containership Albedo when it was...

News | 26 Jun 2014

Spotlight on women’s strength at Indian port union

James credited the TDWU with a very progressive approach to women workers, pointing to the fact that the ITF-affiliated union organises across a range of categories...

News | 26 Jun 2014

ITF’s Steve Cotton in face to face talks with Algerian unions

ITF acting general secretary Steve Cotton today personally thanked Algerian trade unionists for their support for the ITF’s Gaza appeal, its work in Palestine and...

News | 26 Jun 2014

ITF celebrates Day of the Seafarer

ITF seafarers’ section chair Dave Heindel said: “The Day of the Seafarer gives everyone a chance to celebrate the vital role that seafarers play in everyone’s...