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ITF welcomes justice for Palestinian victims of ‘hate crime’

ITF welcomes justice for Palestinian victims of ‘hate crime’ Natalie Fri, 09/18/2020 - 12:22 An Israeli court has sentenced the murderer of a Palestinian toddler and his parents to three life sentences, with the court labelling the killings ‘carefully planned...

SG-STAR Fund: First global tripartite initiative to support countries for crew change

SG-STAR Fund: First global tripartite initiative to support countries for crew change barton_linda Thu, 09/17/2020 - 16:56 Joint release from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), International Maritime Employers' Council (IMEC), Internationa...

Covid corner-cutting will lead to deaths, ‘environmental catastrophe’ – new shipping report

Covid corner-cutting will lead to deaths, ‘environmental catastrophe’ – new shipping report Rory_M Thu, 09/17/2020 - 08:25 The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has issued a stark warning that if temporary short cuts adopted in the industry du...

Assassination of Konan Kouassi Bruno: CNDD, Côte d'Ivoire

Assassination of Konan Kouassi Bruno: CNDD, Côte d'Ivoire Natalie Mon, 09/14/2020 - 11:53 It was with much sorrow and anger that the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) heard of the brutal murder of our comrade and brother Konan Kouassi B...

Stranded at Sea: ITF addressing abandonment in the Arab World

Stranded at Sea: ITF addressing abandonment in the Arab World Rory_M Sun, 09/13/2020 - 06:29 A growing number of crew abandoned on ships in the Arab World without pay, food or water are receiving assistance from the ITF Arab World and Iran Network to survive ...

Companies must take crew change opportunities in the UK and elsewhere - ITF

Companies must take crew change opportunities in the UK and elsewhere - ITF Rory_M Sat, 09/12/2020 - 01:49 The repatriation of seven Myanmar crew members from a Korean-owned vessel via the United Kingdom shows that crew change is still possible during the cre...

ITF helps Philippine, Turkish crews fly home via Brazil

ITF helps Philippine, Turkish crews fly home via Brazil Rory_M Sat, 09/12/2020 - 01:35 Eight seafarers return to the Philippines after more than a year at sea The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) intervened to ensure a seafarer trapped worki...

Union win: Swiss Uber Eats workers reclassified as genuine employees

Union win: Swiss Uber Eats workers reclassified as genuine employees barton_linda Thu, 09/10/2020 - 12:46 The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) congratulates Swiss union Unia on their successful efforts to convert precariously-employed food d...

58 fatigued Egyptian seafarers home after Maridive misadventure

58 fatigued Egyptian seafarers home after Maridive misadventure Rory_M Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:47 Fifty-eight fatigued Egyptian seafarers are finally home with union support, after the company they were working for failed to repatriate them in the face of Tunisi...

New labour laws a historic breakthrough for migrant workers in Qatar 

New labour laws a historic breakthrough for migrant workers in Qatar  Natalie Thu, 09/03/2020 - 14:36 New laws announced and adopted by the Government of Qatar represent a historic leap in the protection of migrant workers’ rights in the Gulf State. These n...

Kenya new crew change hub thanks to ITF

Kenya new crew change hub thanks to ITF Rory_M Mon, 08/31/2020 - 09:58 On day one of Kenya’s new Covid-19 safe crew change guideline implementation, Betty Makena Mutugi, International Transport Workers’ Federation inspector (ITF) in Kenya, set her alarm for 4...

Unions to continue lashing battle to achieve compliance with Non-seafarers’ Work Clause

Unions to continue lashing battle to achieve compliance with Non-seafarers’ Work Clause barton_linda Thu, 08/27/2020 - 17:57 While the Court of Rotterdam’s decision today in the Netherlands is disappointing, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (IT...

Major new ANSP research forthcoming from international federations

Major new ANSP research forthcoming from international federations james_b Thu, 08/27/2020 - 13:05 The Covid-19 pandemic is demonstrating the renewed importance of public services and infrastructure across our societies. As the bodies which manage our airspac...

Wizz Air dismisses four trade unionists in latest union-busting endeavour

Wizz Air dismisses four trade unionists in latest union-busting endeavour james_b Wed, 08/26/2020 - 14:58 Recent events in Wizz Air’s Kyiv base demonstrate what such anti-union attitude means in practice. In a workplace already fraught with management’s inapp...

Ukrainian seafarers caught in Kharatyan scam, but unions get them home

Ukrainian seafarers caught in Kharatyan scam, but unions get them home Rory_M Tue, 08/25/2020 - 12:10 On 12 August, the International Transport Workers’ Federation-affiliated Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union (MTWTU) of Ukraine helped 6 Ukrainian seafarer...

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