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Iran must free union activists from unspeakable torture

Iran must free union activists from unspeakable torture barton_linda Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:13 Credit: CC روزي روزجاري أوين Iranian union leader Reza Shahabi is once again in prison being tortured, on hunger strike, and denied access to medi...

Australian union charter with Uber shows that respect for gig workers can pay off

Australian union charter with Uber shows that respect for gig workers can pay off barton_linda Tue, 06/28/2022 - 16:57 Uber and Uber Eats have signed a Charter with the Transport Workers Union (TWU) of Australia to set minimum standards and benefits for Uber...

Seafarers' unions celebrate #DayoftheSeafarer 2022

Seafarers' unions celebrate #DayoftheSeafarer 2022 Rory_M Sat, 06/25/2022 - 20:02 Saturday 25 June is the official IMO Day of the Seafarer and today, the ITF global family of seafarers' unions celebrated online and all across the world. Here are some highlig...

Trade unions across the world tell Grant Shapps: “UK’s reputation is at risk”

Trade unions across the world tell Grant Shapps: “UK’s reputation is at risk” Natalie Fri, 06/24/2022 - 09:57 Over 100 global transport unions, from 52 countries, have written to the UK’s Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, urging him to meet with...

Share your #SeafarerJourney and help us celebrate Day of the Seafarer 2022

Share your #SeafarerJourney and help us celebrate Day of the Seafarer 2022 Rory_M Thu, 06/23/2022 - 15:06 Saturday 25 June is Day of the Seafarer. The official IMO theme for Day of the Seafarer in 2022 is: year 'Your voyage: Then and Now'.   We want you to h...

Hope Hicks case not an isolated incident, shows need for practical change in shipping

Hope Hicks case not an isolated incident, shows need for practical change in shipping Natalie Thu, 06/23/2022 - 12:44 Responding to news that Hope Hicks has taken a case against shipping giant Maersk, seafarers’ unions are calling for employers to ensure thei...

Green aviation: trade unions demand strong international commitment with social sustainability and a Just Transition

Green aviation: trade unions demand strong international commitment with social sustainability and a Just Transition barton_linda Tue, 06/21/2022 - 19:55 ITF, IndustriALL, ETF and IndustriALL Europe Joint Statement The transition to a more sustainable aviat...

ITF launches C190 Transport toolkit

ITF launches C190 Transport toolkit Gordon_M Tue, 06/21/2022 - 13:51 Violence against workers is union business As we celebrate the second anniversary of International Labour Organization Convention 190 coming into force and significant global commitment to ...

Seafarers win collective bargaining breakthrough in Iran

Seafarers win collective bargaining breakthrough in Iran Rory_M Mon, 06/20/2022 - 19:01 An ITF-affiliated seafarers’ union based in Iran has achieved a major organising victory. The Iranian Merchant Mariners Syndicate (IMMS) has won a new collective bargaini...

ITF: Urgent industry response needed to curb aviation crisis

ITF: Urgent industry response needed to curb aviation crisis Natalie Fri, 06/17/2022 - 14:58 Following today’s announcement by Gatwick airport that it will reduce its summer capacity, transport workers unions have called on the aviation industry to take urg...

The ITF congratulates Korean truck drivers and calls on the South Korean government, ruling party and clients to cooperate towards a permanent ‘Safe Rates’ system applicable to all sectors

The ITF congratulates Korean truck drivers and calls on the South Korean government, ruling party and clients to cooperate towards a permanent ‘Safe Rates’ system applicable to all sectors Gordon_M Wed, 06/15/2022 - 10:14 At 10:40pm (KST) on 14 June, the Kore...

ITF Condemns the South Korean Government and Ruling Party’s backstabbing as Truckers’ Strike Threatens Disruption to Global Supply Chains

ITF Condemns the South Korean Government and Ruling Party’s backstabbing as Truckers’ Strike Threatens Disruption to Global Supply Chains Gordon_M Mon, 06/13/2022 - 14:42 PRESS RELEASE: ITF Condemns the South Korean Government and Ruling Party’s backstabbing ...

Common sense and international solidarity prevail: Ports of Auckland abandons failed automation drive

Common sense and international solidarity prevail: Ports of Auckland abandons failed automation drive Rory_M Thu, 06/09/2022 - 23:44   The world’s largest global transport union, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), has joined the Maritime...

Tunisia must restore democracy and basic rights say young workers

Tunisia must restore democracy and basic rights say young workers barton_linda Thu, 06/09/2022 - 12:13 Young transport workers have condemned anti-union and anti-democracy moves by the Tunisian President and have strongly supported a national strike planned f...

South Korean truck drivers begin unlimited national strike action for Safe Rates

South Korean truck drivers begin unlimited national strike action for Safe Rates Natalie Tue, 06/07/2022 - 09:32 Today in South Korea truck drivers have begun unlimited strike action. The ITF-affiliated Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union Carg...

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