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News | 17 Jun 2022

ITF: Urgent industry response needed to curb aviation crisis

Following today’s announcement by Gatwick airport that it will reduce its summer capacity, transport workers unions have called on the aviation industry to take...

News | 24 May 2022

New super-sized aviation services company urged to commit to respect workers

The aviation services company taking over Menzies Aviation has been urged by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) to progress an agenda of...

News | 16 May 2022 Press Release

Seafarers win commitment to mandatory internet access in international law

Seafarers’ groups have won the right to mandatory social connectivity for crews –including internet access – in updates to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006...

News | 07 Feb 2022

The Dockcast: ITF Young Dockers Podcast has now launched

ITF Young Dockers have launched a podcast called the Dockcast, which highlights the latest news, views, and attitudes in the world of dockers. Nick Loridan from...

News | 30 Jan 2022 Press Release

Svitzer termination bid could risk Australian supply chains, harm Maersk reputation

An application by A.P. Møller–Mærsk’s towage subsidiary, Svitzer, to terminate its collective agreement with its entire Australian workforce could further...

News | 16 Dec 2021 Press Release

Shipping industry, unions launch fresh quarantine programme to combat Omicron crew crunch

Joint Press Release - ITF/IMEC/ICS 16 December 2021, London Shipowners, seafarers’ unions and maritime employer groups are establishing their own approved...

News | 03 Dec 2021 Press Release

Major transport organisations warn governments’ knee-jerk reaction to Omicron variant puts supply chain at greater risk

World leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant are putting transport workers and the global supply chain at greater risk of collapse, warn...

News | 01 Dec 2021

Let’s not forget: keeping HIV prevention in focus

Today on World Aids Day the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is urging stakeholders across the transport sector not to lose focus of HIV...

News | 29 Nov 2021 Press Release

Global Unions join Biden, EU Parliament in call for urgent waiver on vaccine patents to tackle dangerous new variants

Geneva, London, 29 November 2021 - The Council of Global Union (CGU), representing over 200 million workers, has urged UK, Switzerland, Germany and the EU...

Reports & Publications | 29 Nov 2021

Global workers' call for universal access to Covid-19 vaccines and health products and technologies, governments must act urgently

Statement by the Global Council of Unions (GCU) 29 Nov Despite the commitment of workers, a handful of governments are sabotaging global recovery by blocking the...