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News | 28 Oct 2019

North Sea oil platform evacuated

Staff on a North Sea oil platform have been evacuated following safety concerns. The 115 staff on the Thistle platform were picked up by British and Norwegian...

News | 28 Oct 2019

Caribbean region plans strategy to build workers’ power

Union leaders from countries across the Caribbean have come together to develop a strategy for building transport workers’ power in the region. Over 20 activists...

News | 22 Oct 2019

The Chilean people have spoken, now the government must listen

The ITF has called for the immediate end to the state of emergency in Chile, the opening of a genuine dialogue with the unions and civil society groups, and sent...

News | 18 Oct 2019

ITF inspector joins anti-slavery event 

ITF inspector (Liverpool, North West England and Wales) Tommy Molloy has participated in a major anti-modern-day slavery event in Liverpool, UK. Organised by the...

News | 17 Oct 2019 Press Release

Solidarity with Canada’s transport workers in upcoming election

As the Executive Board of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) gathers in Montreal, Quebec, Canada for its general meeting, workers across the...

News | 16 Oct 2019

Seafarers repatriated home from Iran and Syria after notorious cases of modern slavery and abandonment

In one of the most notorious cases of human slavery that the ITF has encountered in years, three Pakistani seafarers onboard the Iranian-flagged MV Borhan 3 spent...

News | 16 Oct 2019

ITF Contacts Network expands into Asia Pacific

The ITF has established its latest Contacts Network, covering Bangladesh, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and...

News | 14 Oct 2019

ITF joins unions demanding that search continue for Bourbon Rhode crew

The Luxembourg-flagged Bourbon Rhode – crewed by 14 Ukrainian, Russian, South African, Filipino and Croatian seafarers – sank on September 28 after it was hit...