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News | 11 May 2021

Police brutality won’t fix Panama Canal’s safety crisis

Panamanian authorities would rather unleash police violence on union activists and detain peaceful protesters than address the urgent safety concerns canal workers...

News | 10 May 2021 Press Release

XPO boss accused of receiving multi-million-pound bonus while receiving millions of UK furlough cash

The pandemic bonus payment to Bradley Jacobs, XPO chief executive, comes amid growing scrutiny of paying senior managers large bonus and dividend payments while...

News | 07 May 2021

Shocking police violence and repression in Colombia must stop

The Colombian government must respect its people and their right to protest peacefully. The ITF joins the international community in expressing profound shock at...

News | 07 May 2021 Press Release

Victory for dockers in Liberia after titanic struggle for justice

Twenty-four dockworkers are today back at work after a struggle of epic proportions.   Members and leaders of ITF affiliate the Dock Workers’ Union of...

News | 06 May 2021

UN task force should probe why governments failed to fulfill obligations to seafarers during pandemic

Shipowners and seafarers’ representatives have asked the United Nations to establish an interagency task force to examine the implementation and practical...

News | 06 May 2021

We are only safe when everyone is safe: aviation unions join call for TRIPS Waiver to fight Covid

ITF civil aviation unions today joined growing calls for governments to pass an emergency waiver to enable universal access to Covid-19 vaccines, treatments and...

News | 06 May 2021 Press Release

No more excuses for global brands as new tool launched in fight to resolve crew change crisis

The world’s seafarers’ unions say the world’s biggest brands have no excuse not to audit their supply chains and issue directives to suppliers on crew change,...

News | 04 May 2021

Authorities warned of accident waiting to happen on Mexico City metro

People living near the site of the fatal overpass collapse that happened in Mexico City on Monday warned authorities of bulges in the walls of the underpass and...