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ITF represents fishers working at sea and on land, as part of the supply chain. We campaign for better working conditions in an industry that can be harsh and oppressive to those working outside regulation.

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News | 22 Jun 2019

ITF hails historic convention

The first ever international standard on violence and harassment in the world of work has been adopted at the centenary International Labour Conference (ILC) of the...

News | 20 Jun 2019 Press Release

Irish government’s failure to tackle human trafficking is causing severe harm to vulnerable individuals

The US State Department has criticised the Irish Government’s failure to tackle modern slavery, yet again. For the second year in a row, in its Trafficking in...

News | 19 Jun 2019 Press Release

ITF calls on Thai government to implement and enforce C188 and take further steps to ratify ILO Conventions 87 and 98

Thailand voted to ratify the International Labour Organization (ILO) Work in Fishing Convention (C188) on 29 December 2018, following years of campaigning from the...

News | 17 Jun 2019

'Anywhere there are transport workers, we'll be there'

Despite the name, the National Union of Seafarers Sri Lanka (NUSS) is not just for seafarers. Since 2018 the NUSS has been organising informal dockworkers and...

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