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News | 31 Aug 2019 Press Release

Korea: global delegation joins 5,000 truck drivers to push for safe rates of pay

An ITF delegation of union activists has been in South Korea to support truck drivers in their demand that the government keeps its promise to make the roads...

Reports & Publications | 20 Aug 2019

ITF guidelines on the IGF Code

The IMO has adopted a mandatory safety code for ships using gases or other low-flashpoint fuels. The booklet provides a brief information on the IGF Code and what...

News | 17 Aug 2019 Press Release

Seventh workplace death on the Irish docks in the last two years sparks calls for urgent action

The tragic death of Nicholas 'Nick' Collier marks the seventh death of a worker in an Irish port in the past two years. Published reports indicate a refrigeration...

News | 18 Jul 2019

Fighting back through unity in South Africa

Leaders of South African transport unions have met in Cape Town to find solutions to their members problems, boost cooperation and share information. The unions...

News | 22 May 2019

Global solidarity for port strikes in Italy

Following the break-down in national negotiations, the ITF and ETF are supporting Italian affiliates in taking strike action. All dockers deserve safe conditions,...

News | 07 May 2019

ITF holds railway workshops in Turkey 

Over 100 railway workers in Turkey have taken part in two consecutive ITF workshops.   Running on 29-30 April and 2-3 May in Ankara, the participants discussed...

News | 10 Apr 2019

ITF general secretary discusses safeguarding conditions for Croatia's seafarers

Croatia has been an active maritime nation since the end of the Second World War, giving the country an advantage compared to other Eastern European countries in...

News | 22 Mar 2019 Press Release

ITF mourns death of docker at Hutchison port in Karachi

The 58-year-old yard checker passed away at approximately 11:00pm on March 17, 2019, at the Civil Hospital Karachi less than an hour after the catastrophic...

News | 11 Mar 2019

Asleep at the wheel

The Panama Canal has the unenviable history of being the world’s deadliest construction project. Over 32 years, 30,609 workers died – more than the prisoners of...

Campaigns | 14 Jan 2019

Act NOW! Support our Labourstart Campaign

Thailand: Union leaders sacked, fined for demanding rail safety The International Transport Workers’ Federation has launched a campaign calling on Prime Minister...