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News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

Agreement takes MLC into new stage

The ITF has praised today’s decision at the ILO (International Labour Organization) in Geneva today to build on the success of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

Joint press release: Industrial relations collective, the International Bargaining Forum, concludes second round of negotiations for 2015 IBF Framework Agreement

Both sides outlined their responses to each other's claims, as presented in St Petersburg, but little progress was made on the key issue of a pay increase with both...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

ITF signs memorandum of understanding with ACFTU

he ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the ACFTU, the All China Federation of Trade Unions, that...

News | 03 Jul 2014

ITF unions act on Philippines disaster

ITF unions have been taking action to relieve the suffering of those affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Trade unions in the Philippines have been distributing food, drink...

News | 03 Jul 2014 Press Release

Clock ticking on Fowey ship arrest

A ship detained at Fowey, United Kingdom, for multiple safety and accommodation failings will face arrest at 17:00 BST today unless the owners pay the crew the...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Trade unions must act now on climate change

Twenty activists from 14 countries came together in Johannesburg last week to determine the next steps in the fight against climate change. Participants at the...

News | 03 Jul 2014

New ITF Seafarers app available now

Following on from the success of earlier seafarer apps, the new ITF Seafarers app launched for IOS and Android last week. In March, the ITF launched two separate...

News | 03 Jul 2014

Americas conference sets out model for the future

The conference featured a week of intense work, debate and activities, culminating in the agreement of a strategic work plan for use across the region. This centred...