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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 | 20 Nov 2022 Press Release

Breakthrough on loss and damage, attempts to sideline labour standards

The global climate summit, COP27, concluded today with a breakthrough on the Global South’s decades-long call for a fund to pay for climate-related loss and...

News | 17 Nov 2022 Press Release

Unions urge Maersk’s return to negotiating table as Australian court blocks controversial Svitzer tug lockout

Unions have welcomed a strong rebuke of Maersk-owned Svitzer Australia by the Fair Work Commission after the court blocked the company’s planned lockout of its...

News | 10 Nov 2022 Press Release

International dockers’ movement celebrates Liverpool dockers’ victory

After a hard-fought struggle, dockers in Liverpool have won an industrial pay dispute against port operator Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Limited (MDHC). Seven...

News | 02 Nov 2022

IDC and ITF stand together with Unite the Union for dockers' rights at Port of Liverpool

Joint ITF Dockers - IDC Press Release The International Dockworkers' Council (IDC) and the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) have jointly sent a...

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