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Australian workers strike against FedEx shift to unfair and unsafe outsourcing

Australian workers strike against FedEx shift to unfair and unsafe outsourcing Natalie Thu, 09/30/2021 - 00:00 Credit: TWU Australia Road transport workers at FedEx yards in Australia are striking today [Thursday 30 September 2021] after ...

Global Transport Chiefs urge UN to end humanitarian crisis for supply chain workers

Global Transport Chiefs urge UN to end humanitarian crisis for supply chain workers Natalie Wed, 09/29/2021 - 13:29 Credit: Capt. Angelo U Panganiban Global road, air and sea organisations and unions have today called on the world’s heads o...

Know a hero at sea? Time to nominate the world’s bravest seafarers!

Know a hero at sea? Time to nominate the world’s bravest seafarers! Natalie Tue, 09/28/2021 - 16:43 Credit: D.Marmolejo What are the IMO Bravery at Sea awards? Officially called the ‘IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea’, the important...

World Tourism Day a reminder for governments to double down on Covid recovery

World Tourism Day a reminder for governments to double down on Covid recovery barton_linda Mon, 09/27/2021 - 18:27 Image credit. Heather M Edwards The Covid-19 pandemic has destroyed almost 20 percent of travel and tourism jobs worldwide, a...

‘Be ambitious, but be positive’: new union voice delivers UN Global Compact climate message

‘Be ambitious, but be positive’: new union voice delivers UN Global Compact climate message Natalie Mon, 09/20/2021 - 12:32 A newly-appointed labour representative on the board of the United Nations Global Compact has delivered a positive message on the benef...

Shipwreck survivor secures compensation with union’s support

Shipwreck survivor secures compensation with union’s support Gordon_M Mon, 09/20/2021 - 10:53 The Bourbon Rhode In September 2019, a tug supply vessel sank in the middle of the central Atlantic Ocean. The ‘Bourbon Rhode’ was travelling fro...

Global Unions Statement on the Global Day of Action on Myanmar, 15 September 2021

Global Unions Statement on the Global Day of Action on Myanmar, 15 September 2021 barton_linda Wed, 09/15/2021 - 09:31 The Global Unions are calling on affiliates worldwide to support the Global Day of Action on Myanmar set for 15 September, which is also th...

LGBTI+ transport workers can benefit from new inclusivity resource

LGBTI+ transport workers can benefit from new inclusivity resource Natalie Tue, 09/14/2021 - 14:29 Credit: Mixed Fleet Unite Transport workers who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI+) stand to benefit from a...

ITF 2021 Extraordinary Congress

ITF 2021 Extraordinary Congress Natalie Mon, 09/13/2021 - 13:44 Sector Civil Aviation Dockers Fisheries Inland Navigation Railways Road Transport Seafarers Tourism Urban Transport ...

Victories for public transport workers at ILO – but much work ahead

Victories for public transport workers at ILO – but much work ahead james_b Thu, 09/09/2021 - 13:42 The ILO technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services brought together governments, employer and unions to discuss...

The International Bargaining Forum concludes negotiations, recognising seafarers’ Covid sacrifice

The International Bargaining Forum concludes negotiations, recognising seafarers’ Covid sacrifice Rory_M Thu, 09/09/2021 - 10:00 The ITF and JNG met from 1-3 September 2021 for important negotiations on wage increase and other cost elements. Due to the pandem...

Queensland: Australian-first COVID vaccinations for international seafarers

Queensland: Australian-first COVID vaccinations for international seafarers Natalie Thu, 09/02/2021 - 16:25 Credit: Mark Luis S. Sedicol Queensland will become the first Australian jurisdiction to administer COVID vaccines to all internatio...

Remembering John Coombs

Remembering John Coombs luke_m Wed, 09/01/2021 - 22:46 Paddy Crumlin ITF President, MUA National Secretary On behalf of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and with great sadness, it is my responsi...

Public transport workers to set new agenda at International Labour Organization

Public transport workers to set new agenda at International Labour Organization james_b Mon, 08/30/2021 - 08:52 An ILO technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services is taking place this week, with some delegates tr...

New ILO-supported health and safety app welcomed by dockers’ unions

New ILO-supported health and safety app welcomed by dockers’ unions Rory_M Sun, 08/22/2021 - 13:53 Port workers who download the OSH Ports app and complete the short course can then take an assessment and receive an official completion certificate. The app is...

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