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News | 10 Jul 2014

Dockers and seafarers: share stories online and build activist links

Activists from across ITF docker and seafarer unions are being encouraged to share their stories and experiences via the dedicated dockers and seafarers website as...

News | 10 Jul 2014 Press Release

ITF applauds MLC detentions

The ITF today applauded port state control in Canada and Denmark for their action in detaining two vessels under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) – and...

News | 10 Jul 2014

ITF calls on activists to join global Walmart campaign

The ITF this week called on affiliates to join workers around the world and demand good jobs at Walmart companies and along the Walmart supply chain. The global...

News | 10 Jul 2014

Piracy survivors’ group backs new film

The ITF Seafarers Trust and the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) hosted a packed press screening of the film A Hijacking, which they describe...

News | 10 Jul 2014

ITF calls for democracy respect in Venezuela

The ITF has called for the democratic electoral processes in Venezuela to be respected, following the ‘welcome’ election on 14 April of Nicholas Maduro Moros,...

News | 10 Jul 2014 Press Release

Advance notice to press: Handing over of letter of protest in Châtel-St-Denis, Switzerland, September 26

Members of the press are invited to attend the public handing over of a letter of protest next Thursday 26 September at the headquarters of Swiss-based offshore...

News | 10 Jul 2014 Press Release

International delegation takes protest direct to Swiss HQ

A high level trade union delegation from several countries will gather in the small Swiss town of Châtel-St-Denis tomorrow, 26 September, in order to question the...

News | 10 Jul 2014

ITF calls for US charity ride support

The ITF and several other organisations are sponsoring a new charity event on 12-15 July to benefit seafarers in the United States. The inaugural 2013 Poker Run...