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  • Unions repeat call for seafarer vaccine as India shuts down

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Stop the violence against civilians in Palestine

Stop the violence against civilians in Palestine Natalie Wed, 05/12/2021 - 09:46 Credit: Dave Herring on Unsplash The ITF condemns all acts of violence committed against children and civilians in Palestine. The violence inside Al-Aqsa mosqu...

XPO shareholders reject executive pay plan

XPO shareholders reject executive pay plan luke_m Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:37 The vote follows revelations from unions that money that XPO took as UK furlough payments was received around the same time that executive pay was boosted. Unions have welcomed the dec...

Police brutality won’t fix Panama Canal’s safety crisis

Police brutality won’t fix Panama Canal’s safety crisis Rory_M Tue, 05/11/2021 - 17:28 Panamanian authorities would rather unleash police violence on union activists and detain peaceful protesters than address the urgent safety concerns canal workers have bee...

XPO boss accused of receiving multi-million-pound bonus while receiving millions of UK furlough cash

XPO boss accused of receiving multi-million-pound bonus while receiving millions of UK furlough cash luke_m Mon, 05/10/2021 - 06:03 The pandemic bonus payment to Bradley Jacobs, XPO chief executive, comes amid growing scrutiny of paying senior managers large ...

Shocking police violence and repression in Colombia must stop

Shocking police violence and repression in Colombia must stop Natalie Fri, 05/07/2021 - 16:36 The Colombian government must respect its people and their right to protest peacefully. The ITF joins the international community in expressing profound shock at th...

Victory for dockers in Liberia after titanic struggle for justice

Victory for dockers in Liberia after titanic struggle for justice Rory_M Fri, 05/07/2021 - 10:20 Twenty-four dockworkers are today back at work after a struggle of epic proportions.   Members and leaders of ITF affiliate the Dock Workers’ Union of Liberia (...

UN task force should probe why governments failed to fulfill obligations to seafarers during pandemic

UN task force should probe why governments failed to fulfill obligations to seafarers during pandemic Rory_M Thu, 05/06/2021 - 17:13 ILO offices in Geneva Shipowners and seafarers’ representatives have asked the United Nations to establish ...

We are only safe when everyone is safe: aviation unions join call for TRIPS Waiver to fight Covid

We are only safe when everyone is safe: aviation unions join call for TRIPS Waiver to fight Covid luke_m Thu, 05/06/2021 - 17:06 ITF civil aviation unions today joined growing calls for governments to pass an emergency waiver to enable universal access to Cov...

No more excuses for global brands as new tool launched in fight to resolve crew change crisis

No more excuses for global brands as new tool launched in fight to resolve crew change crisis Rory_M Thu, 05/06/2021 - 15:31 The world’s seafarers’ unions say the world’s biggest brands have no excuse not to audit their supply chains and issue directives to s...

Authorities warned of accident waiting to happen on Mexico City metro

Authorities warned of accident waiting to happen on Mexico City metro luke_m Tue, 05/04/2021 - 19:17 People living near the site of the fatal overpass collapse that happened in Mexico City on Monday warned authorities of bulges in the walls of the underpass a...

Covid hits India like no other natural disaster, all workers are fighting back

Covid hits India like no other natural disaster, all workers are fighting back luke_m Tue, 05/04/2021 - 12:20 We stand in solidarity with the people of India, as the second wave of Covid-19 devastates the country. What is happening in India concerns us all - ...

It’s time to end oppression and respect workers’ civil liberties

It’s time to end oppression and respect workers’ civil liberties luke_m Sat, 05/01/2021 - 00:15 May Day is when workers of the world stop and reflect. We’re seeing so many human rights abuses — workers being denied their right to free association, free speech...

Trudeau’s anti-strike law is an illegal assault on human rights

Trudeau’s anti-strike law is an illegal assault on human rights Rory_M Thu, 04/29/2021 - 18:41 Unions across the world are outraged to learn that Justin Trudeau’s Liberal minority government had teamed up with Canada’s Conservative opposition in the early hou...

The crackdown on supply-chain bullies who pit worker against worker

The crackdown on supply-chain bullies who pit worker against worker Natalie Thu, 04/29/2021 - 14:21 Credit: Cameron Venti on Unsplash A new tie-up to strengthen union influence along the US West Coast forms a major plank in the fight agains...

International Workers' Day 2021

International Workers' Day 2021 Natalie Thu, 04/29/2021 - 09:27 Campaign materials May Day Graphic: Workers of the world, unite! May Day Graphic: Happy May Day About campaign ...

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