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News | 18 Dec 2019 Press Release

Unions unite to demand release of jailed Indonesian trade unionist Rio Wijaya

The ITF, alongside Indonesian dockers federation FPPI and Rio’s union SP JICT, are calling on all affiliates and their members to help fight for Rio’s...

News | 13 Dec 2019

#UnionWin! Korean truck drivers get safe rates of pay

It is more than one-month late, but Korean truck drivers finally have the guarantee of safe rates of pay that the government promised. It is a major victory for...

News | 27 Nov 2019

Mental stress levels at sea dangerously high, study finds

A wide-ranging study by Yale University – commissioned by the ITF Seafarers Trust – has found dangerously high levels of mental stress among seafarers, and...

Page | 20 Nov 2019

A toilet is a human right for all transport workers

For all transport workers, decent sanitary and washing facilities are a human right. They are also: a labour right a gender equality right central to decent...

Reports & Publications | 07 Nov 2019

ITF Sanitation Charter

Safe access to decent sanitary facilities, sanitation systems, and most importantly the ability to use them when needed, is truly a global issue that is widely and...

Campaigns | 31 Oct 2019

World Toilet Day 2019

Toilets for all transport workers! Join us and show your support this World Toilet Day.   This World Toilet Day, November 19, we’re inviting you to campaign...

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...