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News | 26 Mar 2021

Eliminating violence against women requires eliminating it at work

This week was the 65th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. The priority theme this year was “Women's full and effective participation...

News | 15 Feb 2021 Press Release

ITF condemns military coup; solidarity with Burmese seafarers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) condemns in the strongest possible terms the attempted military takeover of Myanmar’s fragile democracy...

News | 21 Oct 2020

Indonesia’s Omnibus Bill will only make things worse for ordinary workers

ITF recently spoke to Suria, an activist in Jakarta, Indonesia, about the Omnibus Bill on Job Creation. He tells us in his own words why the bill is a bad deal for...

News | 24 Sep 2020

Victory for justice: Docker Rio Wijaya freed

Yesterday we received the tremendous news that Rio Wijaya has been found not guilty by an Indonesian court after he was assaulted and wrongly charged for attacking...

News | 10 Jan 2020

ITF backs unions against ‘slavery law’ in Ukraine

The ITF has joined with global unions and its Ukrainian affiliates to oppose a draft labour law that will severely undermine workers’ rights and contravene...

News | 28 Nov 2019 Press Release

Colombia: Respect the people’s right to protest

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today expressed its growing concerns over the escalation of pre-emptive action by armed forces against...

Campaigns | 31 Oct 2019

World Toilet Day 2019

Toilets for all transport workers! Join us and show your support this World Toilet Day.   This World Toilet Day, November 19, we’re inviting you to campaign...

News | 04 Oct 2019

World Day for Decent Work

For the 12th consecutive year, millions of workers around the world come together on 7 October to highlight the fundamental need for all workers to have access to...

News | 20 Feb 2019

Win for Austrian young workers 

The government wanted to disband the "Jugendvertrauensrat (JVR)" - a workers’ council that defends the rights of young workers in Austria. The loss of the JVR...

News | 15 Feb 2019

Amazon abandons New York headquarters rather than respect worker rights

Since autumn 2017 Amazon has been on a prolonged search for the site of its second headquarters, forcing a chain of US cities into a bidding war to present the most...