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News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release


The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is today targeting Chevron’s shareholder meeting in Midland, Texas to explain why energy giant Chevron’s...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Unions mark workers’ memorial day

Unions in Bangladesh began their commemoration of the day on 24 April, the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster. Workers at the factory observed cracks in...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Global unions mark international workers’ day

In London, UK, trade unionists and community groups alike came together to celebrate the life of ITF executive board member and general secretary of the National...

News | 26 Jun 2014

ITF Africa gets set for digital congress

Union representatives from Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe gathered in Pretoria, South Africa, this week to...

News | 26 Jun 2014

Action challenges 'Black Sea of shame'

The action by inspectors and union members in Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine came as the ITF published an updated version of its 2012...

News | 26 Jun 2014

ITF reports crewing agents to Interpol for suspected human trafficking

It is alleged that the agents withheld the fishers’ wages, in some cases for over a year; produced counterfeit documents relating to crew members’ employment;...

News | 26 Jun 2014

Pay increase victory for seafarers

The announcement was made as the first round of negotiations on the new IBF framework agreement were concluded in Indonesia today – eight months after they...

News | 26 Jun 2014

Freed at last – Albedo hostages on their way home

The seven Bangladeshi, two Sri Lankan, one Indian and one Iranian hostage were among the 23 crew on the Malaysian-owned and flagged containership Albedo when it was...