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News | 17 May 2022 Press Release

Pre-election national fleet tantrum shows it’s time for industry to abandon Shipping Australia Limited

Shipping experts have welcomed a ‘unity ticket’ on Australian jobs and fuel security ahead of the country’s election Saturday. But the ITF and its affiliates...

News | 28 Mar 2022

Silent no more: overworked tugboat workers are reaching breaking point

29 March 2022, London / Brussels Last year, Troy Pearson and Charley Cragg died while towing a barge bound for a Rio Tinto power station in rough seas and strong,...

News | 20 Jan 2022 Press Release

ITF warns Patrick Terminals’ approach will cause Australian consumers supply chain pain

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is warning that Patrick Terminals’ bid to terminate its long-standing workplace agreement with the...

News | 08 Dec 2021

Global transport chiefs reject ‘baseless’ Morrison government port congestion claims

Transport workers’ unions reject claims made by the Australian federal government that Australia’s current supply chain challenges are unique to that country,...

News | 02 Dec 2021 Press Release

Transport workers not to blame for supply chain congestion, holiday shipping delays

Dockers, seafarers, and road transport workers are challenging the narrative from capital that they are the cause of supply chain disruption and potential delays...

News | 25 Jun 2021 Press Release

Day of the Seafarer is meaningless without vaccines and our rights restored

Today is Day of the Seafarer and this year's theme is ‘a future fair for seafarers’. But there is little point contemplating what a fair future looks...

News | 30 Mar 2020

Key workers can only protect us if we protect them

As the coronavirus pandemic has deepened, we have seen images on news reports across the globe of empty shelves in supermarkets as ‘panic buying’ has sparked...

News | 02 Dec 2019

Joint statement: the International Transport Workers' Federation, Deutsche Post DHL Group and UNI Global Union agree to continue dialogue under new OECD protocol

Bonn – 2 Dec 2019: Representatives from global union federations, ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and UNI (UNI Global Union), together with...

Page | 24 Nov 2018

Industrial hubs programme

Global unions building industrial power #OurHubs “The ITF is connecting workers who are part of the same supply chains. This approach will help us to defeat...

Page | 23 Nov 2018

Solidarity with DHL India workers

Trade union rights are being blocked DHL is a leading company in India, with around 1,100 staff who have been fighting for union recognition since 1999. In 2002,...