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News | 01 Jul 2022 Press Release

ITF rallies behind Aqaba families, strikers after chlorine horror kills 13, injures 250

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust has made a USD $55,000 emergency grant to enable local unions to help the families of those who have died or are in a serious condition,...

News | 28 Jun 2022

Iran must free union activists from unspeakable torture

Iranian union leader Reza Shahabi is once again in prison being tortured, on hunger strike, and denied access to medical facilities, following his involvement in...

News | 28 Jun 2022

Australian union charter with Uber shows that respect for gig workers can pay off

Uber and Uber Eats have signed a Charter with the Transport Workers Union (TWU) of Australia to set minimum standards and benefits for Uber workers. The...

News | 25 Jun 2022

Seafarers' unions celebrate #DayoftheSeafarer 2022

Saturday 25 June is the official IMO Day of the Seafarer and today, the ITF global family of seafarers' unions celebrated online and all across the world. Here...

News | 24 Jun 2022 Press Release

Trade unions across the world tell Grant Shapps: “UK’s reputation is at risk”

Over 100 global transport unions, from 52 countries, have written to the UK’s Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, urging him to meet with striking UK...

News | 23 Jun 2022

Share your #SeafarerJourney and help us celebrate Day of the Seafarer 2022

Saturday 25 June is Day of the Seafarer. The official IMO theme for Day of the Seafarer in 2022 is: year 'Your voyage: Then and Now'.   We want you to help...

News | 23 Jun 2022 Press Release

Hope Hicks case not an isolated incident, shows need for practical change in shipping

Responding to news that Hope Hicks has taken a case against shipping giant Maersk, seafarers’ unions are calling for employers to ensure their safe workplace...

News | 21 Jun 2022 Press Release

Green aviation: trade unions demand strong international commitment with social sustainability and a Just Transition

ITF, IndustriALL, ETF and IndustriALL Europe Joint Statement The transition to a more sustainable aviation sector will impact workers and trade unions are...