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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...

Campaigns | 10 Dec 2018

World Aids Day 2018

Around 37 million people in the world are living with HIV, the highest number ever. Many of those who are infected, do not know their HIV status. It is very...

Page | 20 Nov 2018

What we do

The HIV/AIDS agenda is to keep transport workers and their families healthy and safe During the 40th ITF congress in Vancouver in 2002 there was a resolution to...

Training & Education | 18 Nov 2018

Fatigue kills logo

As employers cut costs to stay competitive, truck drivers work excessive hours to reach their destination on time. Bus deregulation has forced tighter schedules,...

Page | 17 Nov 2018

Railway safety

What you can do to ensure safety standards Railway safety means removing risk and danger from our workplaces and providing a safe form of public transport for...