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News | 27 Sep 2019 Press Release

Stena Impero finally allowed to leave Iran

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has been informed by our affiliate, the Iranian Merchant Mariners’ Syndicate (IMMS), that the chemical...

News | 25 Sep 2019

ITF at the centre of global aviation summit

An ITF delegation is at the 40th assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) – making sure that aviation workers influence the highest...

News | 23 Sep 2019 Press Release

Trade union leaders resolved to support growth of the Sri Lankan maritime industry

“We made a conscious decision to hold these two major ITF maritime conferences in Colombo, to show our commitment to activating growth and awareness of the Sri...

News | 19 Sep 2019 Press Release

Global maritime unions call on Sri Lankan government to expedite release of Captain Gennadiy Gavryloy

Capt. Gavrylov, a Ukrainian seafarer, has been prevented from leaving Sri Lanka since his arrest on 23 June 2016 in connection with an ongoing police investigation...

News | 17 Sep 2019

Global climate strike 20-27 September 2019

Climate strikes: A Statement from the Young Transport workers' committee   Following on from the ITF Congress in October 2018 there has been a renewed call from...

News | 17 Sep 2019 Press Release

New OECD-ITF report: Subsidies in European shipping industry are failing European taxpayers and workers

A new study released by the OECD and the International Transport Forum (ITF) on the current effect of direct and indirect maritime subsidies on the European...

News | 16 Sep 2019

ITF represents transport workers worldwide at ILWU Canada youth conference

The ITF was represented by Dorotea Zec, Croatian seafarer and co-chair of the ITF youth committee, Viri Gómez, Canadian docker and youth representative on the...

News | 12 Sep 2019 Press Release

California AB 5 law: now we need a global law for ‘gig’ workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is calling for the new AB 5 law in California to be the inspiration for global rules that protect ‘gig’...