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News | 21 Apr 2021 Press Release

ITF Dockers union victory at Liberian APMT

After a long and bitter struggle with APM Terminals Monrovia in Liberia, ITF affiliate the Dock Workers’ Union of Liberia (DOWUL) today won their struggle to...

News | 09 Feb 2021

ITF statement on the murder of ICTSI union leader Leonardo Escala

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is outraged and dismayed at the murder of Leonardo Escala, the president of the union for dock workers at...

News | 30 Sep 2020

Australian wharfies’ rights must be respected – ITF

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has intervened in the emerging industrial dispute between Patrick Stevedores and the Maritime Union of...

News | 10 Jun 2020

Peruvian dockers win action on Covid-19, PPE

Dock workers at APM Terminals Callao in Peru have succeeded with reaching an agreement with the company and the authorities for Covid-19 coronavirus testing and...

News | 10 Jun 2020

400,000 dockers stand with Seward, Alaska in condemning Possehl Erzkontor and Alaska Logistics

The ITF Dockers, representing 400,000 dock workers worldwide, stand in solidarity with our sisters and brothers in Seward, Alaska, represented by International...

News | 14 Apr 2020

Covid-19: campaign highlights key role of maritime workers

A campaign from the Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine (MTWTU), supported by the ITF and the International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC), is...

News | 19 Mar 2020

ITF and ICS calls on global agencies to keep maritime industry moving in Covid-19 crisis

The ITF and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have jointly written an open letter to the United Nations agencies for the global maritime industry calling...

News | 19 Feb 2020

ITF and ETF call upon ship operators to return lashing to shore-based dock workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) today call upon ship operators to return lashing to...

News | 28 Jan 2020

The multinational trying to bankrupt the dock workers union has a sordid past

This article originally appeared in In These Times. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) is facing an existential crisis. Founded by the...

News | 09 Jan 2020

Dockers’ Clause: A deal is a deal – and we are defending it!

Dockers unions, shop stewards and legal advisors from ten countries gathered in Rotterdam yesterday and pledged to take action to ensure that the new “Dockers’...