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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 | 11 Oct 2022 Press Release

ITF statement on Irish Government's review of the Atypical Work Permit Scheme for non-EEA fishers

Responding to the overdue publication by the government this evening of the review of the Atypical Work Permit Scheme for Non-EEA fishers the International...

News | 29 Sep 2022

Maritime Workers' Survey

An opportunity to have your say on the big issues facing our maritime industries.

News | 29 Sep 2022

ITF-enquête voor werknemers in de scheepvaart

Uw kans om uw mening te geven over de belangrijke kwesties die spelen in de scheepvaartsector.

News | 29 Sep 2022

ITF 해양 노동자 설문조사

해양 산업이 직면한 중대한 문제에 대해 귀하가 발언할 기회.

News | 21 Sep 2022

Irish rights inaction leaves migrant fisher in limbo after horror trawler accident

Egyptian-born Adel obtained work last year on an Irish-flagged fishing vessel. That's when his troubles began, reports the Irish Independent's Anne-Marie...

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 | 17 May 2022 Press Release

Explosive report reveals how bad working conditions are for migrants in the UK fishing industry

A new report confirms that migrant workers are facing horrific racial, sexual abuse and human rights violations while working in the UK fishing industry. The ITF...

News | 11 Mar 2022 Press Release

Migrant fishers’ injuries linked to excessive hours culture that prevails under Ireland’s flawed work permit scheme

A number of injuries sustained by migrant fishers are being linked to a culture of excessive hours underpinned by a controversial work permit scheme currently under...

News | 02 Feb 2022 Press Release

ITF calls for Irish Govt to bring in clear pathway for undocumented migrant fishers, end exploitation

Campaigners from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) handed in their hardcopy submission to the Irish government’s review of the country’s...