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News | 05 Dec 2022

Global fisheries conference marks progress for workers as battle shifts to retailers and consumers

Unions representing more than 129,000 fishers are gathering in Amsterdam over the next two days to set their agenda for advancing fishers’ rights, safety and...

News | 31 Aug 2022 Press Release

Global union federation, leading labour-based human rights organisation join forces to end exploitation in UK fishing industry

JOINT PRESS RELEASE  A ground-breaking collaboration between unions and a labour-based human rights group has today announced plans to build and launch a pilot...

News | 09 Jun 2022 Press Release

Common sense and international solidarity prevail: Ports of Auckland abandons failed automation drive

  The world’s largest global transport union, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), has joined the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) in...

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...