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News | 13 Dec 2019

#UnionWin! Korean truck drivers get safe rates of pay

It is more than one-month late, but Korean truck drivers finally have the guarantee of safe rates of pay that the government promised. It is a major victory for...

News | 27 Nov 2019

Mental stress levels at sea dangerously high, study finds

A wide-ranging study by Yale University – commissioned by the ITF Seafarers Trust – has found dangerously high levels of mental stress among seafarers, and...

News | 31 Aug 2019 Press Release

Korea: global delegation joins 5,000 truck drivers to push for safe rates of pay

An ITF delegation of union activists has been in South Korea to support truck drivers in their demand that the government keeps its promise to make the roads...

News | 18 Jul 2019

ITF affiliates promote aviation safety in US Congress

John Samuelsen of the Transport Workers Union (TWU), Lori Bassani of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) and Mike Perrone of Professional...

News | 07 May 2019

ITF holds railway workshops in Turkey 

Over 100 railway workers in Turkey have taken part in two consecutive ITF workshops.   Running on 29-30 April and 2-3 May in Ankara, the participants discussed...

News | 12 Mar 2019 Press Release

ITF calls for civil aviation authorities worldwide to ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

The recent tragedy in Ethiopia is the second incident in the past six months where a Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed in similar circumstances. Serious questions are...

News | 11 Mar 2019

Asleep at the wheel

The Panama Canal has the unenviable history of being the world’s deadliest construction project. Over 32 years, 30,609 workers died – more than the prisoners of...

Page | 26 Feb 2019

Exposed: European trucking’s systemic exploitation of workers

The ITF is working with its unions in Europe to expose the hidden shame of Europe’s road transport industry. Drivers from Eastern Europe are brought to Western...