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News | 09 Aug 2022 Press Release

Deutsche Post DHL Group adopts a new OECD Protocol together with the global union federations ITF and UNI and presents a joint work plan for the first time

Bonn, August 9, 2022: The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), UNI Global Union (UNI) and Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) Group have reviewed and...

News | 02 Aug 2022 Press Release

Filipino authorities suspend recruitment agency after ITF red list warning over illegal fees

A Philippines-based recruitment agency that unlawfully charged seafarers placement fees has had its licence suspended after the International Transport Workers’...

News | 29 Jul 2022

ITF hails new international human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment

In a landmark vote, the United Nations General Assembly has recognised a new human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment. This decision, taken at an...

News | 27 Jul 2022

Statement on the platform economy from the ITF Youth Summer School

Read this statement in Spanish, French, or Italian. ITF Youth Summer School Statement We are young transport workers and platform workers from 6 countries...

News | 27 Jul 2022

More ambition needed from asset managers on fundamental labour rights

Sharan Burrow general secretary of the ITUC and Paddy Crumlin, president of the International Transport Workers’ Federation outline the recently released baseline...

News | 14 Jul 2022

Giving investors and asset managers the tools to protect basic worker rights

Investors need to be aware of what fund managers are doing with their money and ensure it isn’t funding violations of workers’ human rights, the International...

News | 08 Jul 2022 Press Release

Victory for seafarers’ safety as Dutch court sides with unions on container lashing

Unions have secured an important victory in the campaign for seafarers’ safety this week as a Dutch court has ruled that ship managers, ship owners and charterers...

News | 03 Jul 2022 Press Release

German dock workers gain international backing over inflation protection strikes

Maritime unions are mobilising support for German ITF affiliate ver.di as the union battles port companies for an inflation-proof pay deal covering 12,000 dock...