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News | 02 Jun 2021

ITF calls for regional cooperation to save jobs, tackle rising poverty and to lead economic recovery in the Caribbean

The economic impact of COVID-19 is having a devastating effect on the global tourism industry, especially in the Caribbean which could see an escalation of poverty...

News | 31 May 2021

Joint statement from IATA and ITF on International Cabin Crew Day

Today is International Cabin Crew Day. We salute all the world’s cabin crew for their dedication to helping people stay connected through air travel. We pay...

News | 26 May 2021 Press Release

GMB secures union recognition for 70,000 Uber drivers in UK

For the first time ever, Uber has entered into a formal trade union recognition agreement for the purpose of genuine collective bargaining. We congratulate our...

News | 24 May 2021 Press Release

Oxygen concentrators sent to India to save seafarers’ lives

Hundreds of lives will be saved thanks to two new emergency projects being funded by the ITF Seafarers’ Trust and delivered through two Indian-based seafarers’...

News | 21 May 2021 Press Release

Global vaccine rollout needed to stop crew crisis third wave

Seafarers’ unions today challenged governments, particularly those with maritime responsibilities, to endorse universal access to Covid-19 vaccines to prevent the...

News | 20 May 2021

Transport workers, operators and shippers unite to lift global standards on driver treatment

The leaders of three major international organisations, representing transport workers, operators and shippers have launched a charter to improve how truck and van...

News | 20 May 2021

Patent waivers will save millions of lives, governments must act now

The world’s transport unions today have demanded that governments across the world support waiving intellectual property rights at the World Trade Organization...

News | 19 May 2021

Norse Atlantic Airways and International Transport Workers’ Federation enter into recognition agreement

The new low-cost longhaul airline Norse Atlantic Airways and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have signed a recognition agreement with the...