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Trade Union Wins in Aqaba Dispute

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 2:38 pm | Sam Dawson

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is pleased to announce that port workers at the Aqaba Container Terminals (ACT) facility in Jordan run by APM Terminals have gained a victory following international protests against a police ... More >>

Women speak out for Qatar Airways staff on March 8th

Monday, 10 March 2014, 11:18 am | Sam Dawson

Women around the world will be backing staff at Qatar Airways (QR) who are subject to victimisation and mistreatment tomorrow, International Women’s Day. They will be protesting to the airline over its unacceptable attitudes to female workers, as ... More >>

International mission calls for Swazi labour rights action

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 11:38 am | Sam Dawson

An international delegation investigating labour rights abuses in Swaziland today called on the government there to take immediate action. More >>

Maritime Administration Disregards Shipboard Labor

Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 12:22 pm | Sam Dawson

The U.S. Maritime Administration recently released a highly contentious study of American-flag shipping without any input whatsoever from maritime labor. This inexplicable decision guaranteed that the report would not contain the information that Congress ... More >>

International Actions Back Japanese Union

Saturday, 6 February 2010, 11:32 am | Sam Dawson

Trade unionists in countries visited by Dowa Line ships are taking action today in support of the All-Japan Seamen’s Union (JSU) which is being sued by the shipping company. More >>

Worldwide Iran Protests Tomorrow (Wellington)

Friday, 26 June 2009, 12:36 pm | Sam Dawson

Protests for freedom in Iran will be held worldwide tomorrow, 26 June, organised by four global union organisations and their members, representing over 170 million workers. [Including in Wellington] More >>

ITF: ‘Philippines crew ban reports incorrect’

Thursday, 23 April 2009, 4:06 pm | Sam Dawson

The ITF today stated that following talks with its contacts in the Philippines it believes that reports that the government there will declare a ban on citizens working in the Gulf of Aden are incorrect. More >>

ITF: ‘Philippines crew ban reports incorrect’

Thursday, 23 April 2009, 4:06 pm | Sam Dawson

The ITF today stated that following talks with its contacts in the Philippines it believes that reports that the government there will declare a ban on citizens working in the Gulf of Aden are incorrect. More >>

Hebei Spirit Two Released On Bail

Friday, 16 January 2009, 11:18 am | Sam Dawson

News has been received from Korea early this morning that the ‘Hebei Two’, Captain Jasprit Chawla and Chief Officer Syam Chetan, have been bailed from jail, pending a final decision of the Supreme Court. Bail was set at $ 10,000 for each officer. More >>

 

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