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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’...

News | 01 Jan 2020

#LashingIsDockersWork: ITF Dockers’ Clause comes into force

The ITF “Dockers’ Clause” comes into force in Canada and Europe today. A lot has been said about what is commonly called the Dockers Clause, but it’s worth...

News | 18 Dec 2019 Press Release

Unions unite to demand release of jailed Indonesian trade unionist Rio Wijaya

The ITF, alongside Indonesian dockers federation FPPI and Rio’s union SP JICT, are calling on all affiliates and their members to help fight for Rio’s...

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...