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Worker stories

Everyone loved working on the railway. Not anymore,” says UK rail worker Kathy Mazur. Privatisation and austerity have sparked an explosion in passenger violence, and workers feel unsupported by their managers. “It took 10 policemen to restrain him, to get him off the train,” she says of one dramatic experience she was lucky to survive. “My manager just said ‘you’ll be alright, Kathy, you’re used to these things’.”






Resources 04 Dec 2023

ITF Seafarers Criminalisation Toolkit

Criminalisation is one of the most serious problems facing seafarers today. When there has been a maritime accident, or a pollution infringement, seafarers have often been detained and denied access

Our voice our stories

Short explanatory text here talking to ITF impacts spanning the global, regional and sector specific to show why it matters and why the work of ITF is so important and needed for a fairer, more just world.
Impact stories

Rights 4 Riders

Just days after riders announced a global network established by the ITF, #Rights4Riders , to protest the company’s business model, Deliveroo is facing setbacks to its IPO listing on the London Stock
Impact stories

The Shwe Tun Aung Story

The story of an ordinary Burmese seafarer facing oppression at sea - Burmese Cowboy is the tale of Shwe Tun Aung and his journey around the world, opposing corrupt ship owners and a dangerous