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News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

Press conference Thursday: ITF mission to Swaziland reports

Swaziland and South Africa-based media are invited to a press conference in Mbabane, Swaziland, on Thursday to hear the results of a two day fact-finding mission to...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

Global unions applaud NZ ‘slave ships’ progress

Global unions the ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) and IUF (International Union of Food, Agricultural and Hospitality Workers) today applauded the...

News | 03 Jul 2014

ITF unions act on Philippines disaster

ITF unions have been taking action to relieve the suffering of those affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Trade unions in the Philippines have been distributing food, drink...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

Clock ticking on Fowey ship arrest

A ship detained at Fowey, United Kingdom, for multiple safety and accommodation failings will face arrest at 17:00 BST today unless the owners pay the crew the...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

Crumlin blasts Aurizon lockout

ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) president Paddy Crumlin today described Australian rail freight operator Aurizon’s lockout of 200 freight...

News | 03 Jul 2014

ITF calls on South Korean government to release railway workers

The ITF last week wrote to the South Korean government to call for the release of three railway workers who have been detained pending trial following a rail...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Protests at plans to exempt ships from New Zealand reflag

The Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) and Rail and Maritime Transport Union of New Zealand have protested at plans to exclude some ships from a law to reflag...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

Turkish union secures DHL bargaining deal

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and UNI Global Union today congratulated Turkey’s TUMTIS union, which has secured a nationwide collective...