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News | 03 Jul 2014

Tunisian ITF unions call strike in face of workers’ rights abuses

Transport sector workers in Tunisia have called a one-day strike on 12 December 2013 in response to the continuing erosion of workers’ rights. ITF affiliates...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

ITF Seafarers’ Trust awards GBP100,000 to help Filipino seafarers

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust – the charity arm of the International Transport Workers” Federation – today authorised two grants totalling GBP100,000 to aid...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

ITF moves to arrest vessel Isis at Tilbury

The ITF has initiated arrest proceedings on behalf of the crew of the Marshall Islands-flagged M/S Isis, which is moored at Tilbury, England and whose crew are owed...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Delegation takes union rights protest to Swiss heartland

A forty-strong international delegation took its protest over a lack of labour rights direct to the Swiss heartland today, when it put a global company...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Success for first seminar on putting Mexico City policy into practice

Delegates gathered in London this month for the first seminar on ITF Mexico City policy implementation. Twenty-six union leaders and staff from ITF seafarers’...

News | 03 Jul 2014

IMO marks World Maritime Day

This year's theme for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) World Maritime Day, 26 September, was sustainable development. IMO secretary-general Koji...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

Update on MV Isis, Tilbury, UK

Last week the ITF initiated arrest procedures against the vessel Isis at Tilbury on behalf of its crew.As a result of the legal action the operators, Derna...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

Portsmouth demo tomorrow to tackle Condor Ferries’ ‘social dumping’

Representatives of ITF-affiliated unions, including the RMT and Unite the Union, will be joined by the ITF’s UK and Ireland inspectorate at 16:00 tomorrow, 18...