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News | 27 Apr 2022

'Too many killed on the job': ITF mourns the transport workers who died at work for #IWMD2022

Today we mark International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD). A day when we mourn for those who have been killed at work - taken from their friends, families and...

News | 19 Apr 2022 Press Release

ITF urges port safety inquiry after worker falls to death in Auckland

ITF President and ITF Dockers’ Section chair, Paddy Crumlin, today expressed condolences on behalf of the global union federation and its hundreds of dockers’...

News | 25 Mar 2022

Argentine airport agreement sets a new model for worker and passenger health

In a first for Latin America, an accord to improve health and safety has been agreed between the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and...

News | 08 Feb 2022 Press Release

Turkish authorities’ seven-month delay in Ukrainian seafarers’ drug import case ‘totally unacceptable’: ITF

Seafarers’ unions are extremely concerned that four Ukrainian nationals have now been detained without charge by Turkish authorities for more than seven months....

News | 24 Nov 2021 Press Release

Domestic violence is a workplace issue and a men’s issue, unions tell employers

A new report calls on transport employers to do more to tackle domestic violence amongst its predominantly male staff with key recommendations for how to do...

News | 02 Nov 2021

Maritime must be safe for women: ITF calls for industry to work with seafarers as assault case reverberates

A brave female cadet recently published the horrific experiences of sexual assault she endured on board a vessel while attending the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy....

News | 21 Oct 2021 Press Release

Red listing Philippines-based manning agent ‘Able Maritime’ first step to stopping seafarer exploitation

The Inspectorate of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has red listed Able Maritime Seafarers Inc after the crewing agent failed to respond to...

News | 18 Oct 2021

ITF condemns assault on inspector, calls for zero-tolerance towards violence in maritime

An ITF inspector was physically assaulted by a ship’s Master in an unprecedented attack which the Federation says must be condemned. The assault happened onboard...

News | 15 Oct 2021 Press Release

Filipino seafarers exploited by Fiji’s Goundar finally make it home

Two Filipino seafarers exploited by one of Fiji’s main ferry operators have made it home thanks to the unstinting efforts of the ITF’s inspectors and...

News | 29 Sep 2021 Press Release

Global Transport Chiefs urge UN to end humanitarian crisis for supply chain workers

Global road, air and sea organisations and unions have today called on the world’s heads of government gathering at this week’s UN General Assembly to end a...