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ITF statement: Go Bus must end 'pathetic' lockout

Friday, 23 November 2018, 1:33 pm | International Transport Workers' Federation

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) is calling on the New Zealand bus company Go Bus to unconditionally end its lockout of bus drivers for exercising their right to take action to demand a living wage. The drivers had voted to stop ... More >>

ITF statement: Go Bus must end 'pathetic' lockout

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 9:29 am | International Transport Workers' Federation

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) is calling on the New Zealand bus company Go Bus to unconditionally end its lockout of bus drivers for exercising their right to take action to demand a living wage. The drivers had voted to stop ... More >>

African unions demand Madagascar act on Malagasy 43

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 9:35 am | International Transport Workers' Federation

The Madagascan Government will be the target of a protest at 08:30 tomorrow (18 October) at the African Ports Evolution conference in Durban, South Africa. The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), and its affiliate the South African Transport ... More >>

ITF delivers satisfactory progress report to Maersk AGM

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 12:12 pm | International Transport Workers' Federation

A four-strong team of representatives from ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) unions today committed to continued dialogue with AP Møller-Mærsk at the company’s AGM in Copenhagen. More >>

Unions Welcome Australian High Court Decision on Visas

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 9:39 am | International Transport Workers' Federation

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has welcomed a decision by Australia’s High Court to rule invalid a decision by the nation’s conservative government to exempt workers on vessels in the multi-billion dollar offshore oil ... More >>

Unions put Thailand on trial over failure to protect workers

Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 9:18 am | International Transport Workers' Federation

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has joined its Thai member unions the Thai Airways International Union (TG Union) and the State Enterprise Workers Relations Confederation (SERC) to put the Thai government’s behaviour on trial ... More >>

ITF questions Alcoa probity

Friday, 15 January 2016, 9:12 am | International Transport Workers' Federation

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has again questioned the behaviour of Alcoa as apparent non-payment of wages on one of the vessels it uses has been detected just a day after the MV Portland was spirited away from its Australian ... More >>

ITF condemns MV Portland seizure

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 9:03 am | International Transport Workers' Federation

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today strongly condemned the raid early this morning (Wednesday) on the MV Portland in the Australian home port for which it is named. Up to 30 security guards were reportedly used to eject ... More >>

World AIDS Day: ITF working for zero new infections

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 9:54 am | International Transport Workers' Federation

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is putting prevention at the centre of its HIV/AIDS education work as it marks World AIDS Day on Tuesday 1 December. It has entered partnerships with organisations globally as it aims for ... More >>

Twin action weeks sweep seas for substandard shipping

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 8:17 pm | International Transport Workers' Federation

Two ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) action weeks will cover East Asian waters and the Black Sea in a sweep to search out and rectify substandard conditions. Both events will run from 6 to 10 July. In the East Asia event teams of ITF inspectors ... More >>

Perth protest rally targets Chevron’s New Zealand operation

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 9:42 am | International Transport Workers' Federation

A large and noisy rally targeting offshore hydrocarbon corporation Chevron has taken place outside the New Zealand consulate in Perth. The protest was called by the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) and International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) ... More >>

Long running Auckland dispute ends in win for workers

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 12:00 pm | International Transport Workers' Federation

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is joining its affiliate the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) in celebrating the signing of a new collective agreement for workers at the Ports of Auckland. More >>

Long running Auckland dispute ends in win for workers

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 9:40 am | International Transport Workers' Federation

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is joining its affiliate the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) in celebrating the signing of a new collective agreement for workers at the Ports of Auckland. MUNZ had been locked in a dispute ... More >>

ITF world congress launches tomorrow

Sunday, 10 August 2014, 10:51 am | International Transport Workers' Federation

The largest ever world congress of the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) begins tomorrow in Sofia, Bulgaria. Taking place in Sofia’s National Palace of Culture, the event will bring together almost 2000 people, including staff and participants ... More >>

ITF condemns Gaza airstrikes, launches appeal to aid victims

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 10:23 am | International Transport Workers' Federation

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has condemned the growing number of deaths resulting from Israeli military strikes against Gaza in the last few days and launched an appeal to assist those affected. More >>

Unions welcome Thai fisher slavery exposé

Saturday, 14 June 2014, 3:16 pm | International Transport Workers' Federation

Two international union federations working together to fight appalling exploitation of fishery workers have applauded this week’s exposé by the UK’s Guardian newspaper of the use of slave labour in the Thai prawn industry. The ITF (International Transport ... More >>

ITF: 'World Cup warning well and truly sounded'

Saturday, 7 June 2014, 12:27 pm | International Transport Workers' Federation

Commenting on this week’s warning actions by workers of the LATAM airline across Latin America, ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) civil aviation secretary Gabriel Mocho said: “A World Cup warning has been well and truly sounded. ... More >>

Global transport workers step up support for NZ drivers

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 10:49 pm | International Transport Workers' Federation

Global transport unions are stepping up their support of a small group of petroleum tanker drivers in New Zealand who are battling two oil and logistics giants for a fair wage. Tanker drivers at Toll Carriers in Whangarei, New Zealand, have been taking ... More >>

Activists take concerns direct to Chevron hometowns

Sunday, 4 May 2014, 1:51 pm | International Transport Workers' Federation

Australian trade unionists challenging the record of oil giant Chevron in its US home state have been welcomed by local activists, groups and politicians who share their concerns. More >>

ITF president weighs in on fisheries dispute

Monday, 31 March 2014, 10:24 am | International Transport Workers' Federation

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) president Paddy Crumlin has met with key stakeholders in Auckland, New Zealand, about the ongoing campaign to secure NZD30 million in unpaid wages for fishers in the region. More >>

 

 

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