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News | 04 Apr 2022 Press Release

Drifting mines threaten seafarers’ safe passage in Black Sea

International maritime employers and unions are urging governments to significantly increase efforts to ensure safe and secure passage for vessels following reports...

News | 01 Apr 2022 Press Release

Unions demand change to end fire and rehire

Joint press release from ITF, ETF, Nautilus International & RMT  Last night, ITF, ETF, Nautilus International and RMT projected a video on to the cliffs of...

News | 31 Mar 2022

Women in railways: share your views

As part of the ITF Railway Global Action Week, 27 March – 3 April 2022, we are launching an online survey specifically targeted for women railway workers.   At...

News | 29 Mar 2022 Press Release

10,000 transport workers call for immediate reinstatement of illegally sacked P&O seafarers

29 March 2022, London / Brussels Over 10,000 transport workers from almost 200 ITF affiliated unions today expressed their outrage at the mass sacking and...

News | 28 Mar 2022

Silent no more: overworked tugboat workers are reaching breaking point

29 March 2022, London / Brussels Last year, Troy Pearson and Charley Cragg died while towing a barge bound for a Rio Tinto power station in rough seas and strong,...

News | 25 Mar 2022

Argentine airport agreement sets a new model for worker and passenger health

In a first for Latin America, an accord to improve health and safety has been agreed between the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and...

News | 21 Mar 2022 Press Release

P&O Ferries sackings show a shocking disregard by DP World for workers’ rights and its own standards

DP World sells itself as a progressive business concerned with social and corporate responsibility that supports labour rights and works ‘in a responsible way...

News | 17 Mar 2022 Press Release

ITF and ETF condemn P&O mass sacking and outsourcing

Global and European maritime unions have expressed anger and condemnation at breaking news that ferry operator P&O Ferries will move to sack its UK based...