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ITF urges Chile president to act ahead of air action

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 9:12 am | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has urged the president of Chile to act to stave off the need for industrial action across Chile tomorrow. More >>

ITF challenges HPH over worker treatment

Saturday, 1 August 2015, 10:18 am | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is challenging Hutchison Ports Holdings (HPH) over its behaviour at port facilities in Indonesia and Australia. More >>

ITF: FC Barcelona election ‘will decide fate of Qatar Airway

Saturday, 18 July 2015, 10:17 am | ITF Press Officer

Tomorrow’s FC Barcelona presidential elections are likely to seal the fate of any further sponsorship deal by Qatar Airways (QR), according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). The ITF says that the gulf between the airline’s treatment ... More >>

ITF comment on election of new IMO secretary-general

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 8:22 am | ITF Press Officer

Commenting on the election of Lim Ki-Tack as the next president of the IMO (International Maritime Organization), Paddy Crumlin, president of the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation), said: More >>

ITF slams Shipping Australia

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 7:28 am | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is deeply concerned by comments from the body representing flag of convenience shipping interests in Australia. More >>

ILO finds Qatar guilty

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 9:47 pm | ITF Press Officer

Geneva-based United Nations agency the ILO (International Labour Organization) today found Qatar guilty of allowing its state-owned airline, Qatar Airways, to violate international and national agreements and institutionalise discrimination. The case ... More >>

ITF and ITUC give guarded welcome to Iran releases

Saturday, 23 May 2015, 12:35 pm | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation) have given a guarded welcome to the news that Iranian trade unionists Davood Razavi and Ebrahim Madadi have been released on bail. The men had ... More >>

Australian government backwards step on cabotage

Saturday, 23 May 2015, 12:22 pm | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has criticised moves by the conservative Australian government to deregulate its shipping industry and place at risk thousands of domestic jobs in the maritime sector. More >>

ITF president expresses condolences over latest docker death

Saturday, 16 May 2015, 11:47 am | ITF Press Officer

ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) president and chair of its dockers’ section, Paddy Crumlin, has expressed the organisation’s condolences over the death of a docker in Bremerhaven, Germany. More >>

IFIs should make stronger push against global jobs deficit

Friday, 17 April 2015, 8:08 pm | ITF Press Officer

Brussels, 16 April 2015 (ITUC OnLine): On the eve of the ministerial-level Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank taking place in Washington on 17-19 April, the ITUC calls on the international financial institutions (IFIs) to take measures for ... More >>

ITF expresses condolences over Antwerp docker deaths

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:42 pm | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has expressed its condolences to the families and colleagues of three experienced dockworkers who died on Saturday in Antwerp, Belgium, after entering a ship’s hold to unload coal. More >>

"Thousands of Lives Will Be Lost in the Mediterranean"

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 9:55 pm | ITF Press Officer

Thousands of Lives Will Be Lost in the Mediterranean Unless Eu Governments Take Urgent Action, Say Shipowner Groups And Seafarer Unions More >>

ITF Calls For Investigation Into Chevron

Saturday, 14 March 2015, 10:22 am | ITF Press Officer

ITF Calls For Investigation Into Chevron’s Management of Gorgon LNG Project Evacuation Procedures As Severe Tropical Cyclone Olwyn Approaches More >>

‘Reinstate Jimena’ call backed by Ecuador government

Friday, 13 March 2015, 8:34 pm | ITF Press Officer

An international delegation of trade unionists visiting Ecuador to protest the unjust sacking of cabin crew member Jimena Lopez has won assurances of government backing for their call for justice. More >>

Response to seafarers subjected to maritime piracy

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 3:54 pm | ITF Press Officer

ITF Seafarers’ Trust renews support for a humanitarian response to seafarers subjected to maritime piracy More >>

Right to strike upheld – but needs defending

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 11:41 am | ITF Press Officer

Following a worldwide trade union campaign to defend it, the right to strike has been re-affirmed at the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva. More >>

ITF welcomes shore leave progress

Friday, 13 February 2015, 12:13 pm | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has welcomed progress made at the ILO (International Labour Organization) last week on the issue of facilitating shore leave and the movement of seafarers joining or leaving vessels. More >>

Allseas Group’s Nazi-honouring vessel ‘must be banned’

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 12:42 pm | ITF Press Officer

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is demanding that Allseas Group SA, the owner of a ship that honours convicted Nazi war criminal Pieter Schelte, immediately change the vessel’s name. More >>

Barca FC’s Qatar Airways rethink airline's reputation

Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:30 pm | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today congratulated Barcelona football club for considering dropping its lucrative sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways, over what club president Josep Maria Bartomeu described as “social issues”. More >>

ITF repeats call for Rotterdam dialogue as dockers protest

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 12:59 pm | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today called for all-party talks on the future of the port of Rotterdam, as dockers refused to unload a ship loaded at the new Rotterdam Gateway (RWG) terminal. RWG, unlike other companies at ... More >>





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