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News | 18 Dec 2018

Thai rail workers case taken to ILO

Sawit Kaewvarn, Pinyo Rueanpetch, Banjong Boonnet, Thara Sawangtham, Liem Morkngan, Supichet Suwanchatree and Arun Deerakchat have been ordered by the supreme court...

News | 13 Dec 2018 Press Release

Joint statement by the ITF, UNI and Deutsche Post DHL Group

Under the terms of the protocol the ITF, UNI and DPDHL met four times in 2018, including one with high-level representatives – the general secretaries and the...

News | 12 Dec 2018 Press Release

One year on, Ryanair still needs to stabilise its industrial relations

On 15 December 2017, under immense pressure from workers and facing looming challenges to its growth plans and corporate governance, Ryanair announced that it would...

News | 12 Dec 2018

Deaths on docks drive urgent plans to address safety

The deaths this year of more than 50 dock workers highlights the urgent and important role of the working group. The working group had its inaugural formal meeting...

News | 11 Dec 2018

ITF speaks up for seafarers at 100th session of IMO maritime safety committee

To mark the occasion, three speakers made up a special panel with representatives from manufacturers, technology providers and the ITF-accredited representative to...

News | 11 Dec 2018 Press Release

Statement: Panama Canal Authority on course to undermine reputation of Panama’s most vital national asset

The study was discussed during the Plenary Session of the International Maritime Organization’s 100th Maritime Safety Committee last week and was well received as...

News | 10 Dec 2018

Kenyan seafarers’ jobs secured following government MOU

In August 2018 the MoU was signed and guaranteed recruitment of Kenyan seafarers to work on MSC vessels. The SUK, ITF inspector Betty Makena, Kenya’s ministry of...

News | 10 Dec 2018 Press Release

ITF Dockers’ to launch aggressive plan to improve safety: Hutchison first in sight

At the inaugural meeting of the working group in Hong Kong, working group members came from Asia, India, Australia, Europe, the Arab World, Africa and the...