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News | 27 Feb 2020 Press Release

Major unions join high-level transport symposium in South Africa

A high-level transport symposium in Johannesburg, South Africa has brought together the leaders of eight major unions to discuss how to appeal to the 76 percent of...

News | 24 Feb 2020

The Esther Busser memorial prize

Do you know someone who has done outstanding work to promote social justice and decent work in the Global South? We are looking for nominations for the Esther...

News | 21 Feb 2020

Diamond Princess crew to fly home

Seventy crew on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Japan have been infected with the COVID-19 virus, the International Transport...

News | 19 Feb 2020

ITF and ETF call upon ship operators to return lashing to shore-based dock workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) today call upon ship operators to return lashing to...

News | 13 Feb 2020

Workers’ unions unite in Papua New Guinea

Workers’ unions affiliated to the ITF have formed a new group in Papua New Guinea to cooperate more closely together. The national coordinating committee...

News | 07 Feb 2020 Press Release

International maritime unions urge Australian government to save Australian shipping before senate inquiry

International maritime unions have urged the Morrison government to reverse the decline of the Australian shipping industry and invest in the creation of a new...

News | 05 Feb 2020

Australian bushfire crisis prompt calls for more emergency response vessels

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) have launched a petition calling on the Australian government to purchase the Aurora Australis – a multi-purpose research...

News | 30 Jan 2020

Coronavirus update and advice

The ITF is closely following all advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO)regarding the current outbreak which originated in Wuhan city, a major domestic...