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News | 24 Jan 2022 Press Release

POEA failure: Human tragedy after human tragedy - when will authorities act to stop this manning agent exploiting Filipinos?

Angelica Remegio is desperate. She is alone with her two young children while her partner is at sea on a Chinese fishing vessel. He's been away for four months. In...

News | 16 Dec 2021 Press Release

Shipping industry, unions launch fresh quarantine programme to combat Omicron crew crunch

Joint Press Release - ITF/IMEC/ICS 16 December 2021, London Shipowners, seafarers’ unions and maritime employer groups are establishing their own approved...

News | 13 Dec 2021 Press Release

WHO and ILO form Action Group with global transport bodies to protect workers’ rights and ease supply chain congestion

  World Health Organization and International Labour Organization agree to form an Action Group to ensure implementation of COVID-19 protocols for transport...

News | 08 Dec 2021 Press Release

Global transport chiefs reject ‘baseless’ Morrison government port congestion claims

Transport workers’ unions reject claims made by the Australian federal government that Australia’s current supply chain challenges are unique to that country,...

News | 03 Dec 2021 Press Release

Major transport organisations warn governments’ knee-jerk reaction to Omicron variant puts supply chain at greater risk

World leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant are putting transport workers and the global supply chain at greater risk of collapse, warn...

News | 02 Dec 2021 Press Release

Transport workers not to blame for supply chain congestion, holiday shipping delays

Dockers, seafarers, and road transport workers are challenging the narrative from capital that they are the cause of supply chain disruption and potential delays...

News | 01 Dec 2021

Let’s not forget: keeping HIV prevention in focus

Today on World Aids Day the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is urging stakeholders across the transport sector not to lose focus of HIV...

News | 24 Nov 2021 Press Release

Domestic violence is a workplace issue and a men’s issue, unions tell employers

A new report calls on transport employers to do more to tackle domestic violence amongst its predominantly male staff with key recommendations for how to do...