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The ITF is supporting transport unions to tackle the key issues facing dockers today. From health and safety to job security, we are supporting our unions as they fight to make a difference. Thanks to global initiatives such as the maritime roundtable and the Global Network Terminals campaign, we’re building stronger unions and a safer, fairer workplace.

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News | 17 Aug 2019 Press Release

Seventh workplace death on the Irish docks in the last two years sparks calls for urgent action

The tragic death of Nicholas 'Nick' Collier marks the seventh death of a worker in an Irish port in the past two years. Published reports indicate a refrigeration...

News | 01 Aug 2019 Press Release

International unions throw support behind Australian wharfies as dispute with DP World escalates

Unions representing millions of workers across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America and the Pacific have written to Dubai-based port...

News | 30 Jul 2019 Press Release

Hutchison’s appalling safety record worsens as another worker is killed in Pakistan

Muhammad Imran Ali, a 23 year old truck driver passed away at approximately 4:00am on July 21, 2019, after he was crushed when a container was lowered on top of him...

News | 08 Jul 2019

ITF and UAE step up cooperation

The ITF has continued its cooperation with the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a high-level meeting in Dubai. ITF general secretary Stephen...

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