Archive for the ‘ITF’ Category

ITF calls on Thai government to act on ruling against it

ITF calls on Thai government to act on ruling against it
Paddy Crumplin The International Labour Organization (ILO) has upheld allegations of the illegal victimisation of trade union leaders by Thai Airways. The complaint was taken to the United Nations body by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and its Thai unions, and the ITF is now...
March 24th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Communication, HR, ILO, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participated in the Inspectors’ Fisheries Workshop organised by ITF

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participated in the Inspectors’ Fisheries Workshop organised by ITF
Luz Baz, ITF Inspector NW Spain and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador”, participated in the Inspectors’ Fisheries Workshop, organized by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in Vigo The Workshop, which was attended by a total...
March 12th, 2017 | Associations, ITF, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

OSM Aviation and ITF sign international agreement to protect workers’ rights

OSM Aviation and ITF sign international agreement to protect workers’ rights
The ITF HQ’s in London Norway’s OSM Aviation and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recognising the right of employees to organise and laying the basis for genuine representation and collective bargaining rights to raise standards...
January 6th, 2017 | Associations, ITF | Read More

ITF congratulates Colombian union on CBA

ITF congratulates Colombian union on CBA
Transport workers and their families demonstrated in October ITF union the SNTT (Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de Rama, Servicios de la Industria del Transporte y Logística de Colombia) has negotiated the first collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with major transport company Transcaribe in Cartagena,...
November 24th, 2016 | Associations, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Airline unions condemn ‘appalling harassment’ of airport worker in Clarkson row

Airline unions condemn ‘appalling harassment’ of airport worker in Clarkson row
Sam Dawson Global union the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and German union ver.di have condemned the victimisation of a Stuttgart Airport worker caught up in a row created by TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson. The check in agent, Manuel Pereira, is a member of ver.di, whose air transport...
November 18th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes, Press and Media | Read More

Union mission stands alongside Korean strikers

Union mission stands alongside Korean strikers
Stuart Howard addresses strike rally A global union federation mission concludes today after standing alongside South Korean workers staging their largest public sector strike in 20 years. Korean unions are fighting back against government plans that would make sackings easier and muzzle trade unions. 30/09/2016 The...
September 30th, 2016 | Associations, ITF | Read More

ITF warns workers must come first in digital transformation

ITF warns workers must come first in digital transformation
Robe Johnston speaking at the WEF workshop Trade unions are ‘critical enablers’ to ensure workers are put first in industry digital transformation, the ITF told the World Economic Forum (WEF). 19/09/2016 Addressing a high-level WEF workshop on 8 September, ITF assistant general secretary Rob Johnston...
September 19th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, ITF | Read More

ITF urges end to anti-union pressure on Turkish workers

ITF urges end to anti-union pressure on Turkish workers
TÜMTIS representative BÜLENT ÖZASLAN, one of two workers still to be reinstated The ITF has urged the Turkish prime minister to intervene urgently to end reported ongoing union busting practices by management at Gazi-Ulaş Transportation – the Gaziantep municipality’s urban transportation company. 24/08/2016...
August 24th, 2016 | Associations, ITF | Read More

Democracy demands more: repression and trials in South Korea

Democracy demands more: repression and trials in South Korea
The ITF concluded a weeklong visit to South Korea and witnessed firsthand the South Korean’s ongoing criminalisation of labour union rights. 02/08/2016 – The ITF delegation included general secretary Steve Cotton, president Paddy Crumlin, ITF rail section chair Oystein Aslaksen, ITF road transport...
August 2nd, 2016 | Associations, ITF, Land Trasnport, Rail | Read More

North Sea oil strikers want your messages of support!

North Sea oil strikers want your messages of support!
Activists occupy Shell’s London offices. Photo: RMT North Sea oil strikers want to hear from you – that’s the message the ITF is delivering to its unions after an appeal from the RMT and Unite the Union, whose members are challenging an employer trying to slash their wages. 28/07/2016 – The...
July 28th, 2016 | Associations, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

Global union leaders personally investigate victimisation of South Korean trade unionists

Global union leaders personally investigate victimisation of South Korean trade unionists
The ITF HQ’s in London Global union leaders will be in court in Seoul tomorrow (26 July), to witness the latest in a series of unjust trials of South Korean union leaders. They will then report on what they have seen directly outside the building. 25/07/2016  – Cho Sung-deok, vice-president...
July 25th, 2016 | Associations, HR, ITF | Read More

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments
Better conditions on modern tonnage From Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC on the latest MLC 2006 ammendments:  MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION 2006 – AMENDMENTS Following the unanimous adoption by the Special Tripartite Committee of the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (the “Convention”),...
July 25th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Comment, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, The Nautical Institute | Read More

SeafarerHelp 2015 Annual Review launched

SeafarerHelp 2015 Annual Review launched
SeafarerHelp is the 24 hour multilingual helpline for seafarers run by the International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN). 2015 was a busy year for the SeafarerHelp team, with a 17% increase in the number of cases compared to 2014. Cases and seafarers helped have tripled since 2011, as...
July 21st, 2016 | Associations, Charity, HR, ITF, Reports | Read More

Dockers across six continents take actions to defend rights

Dockers across six continents take actions to defend rights
Dockers and their unions from Abidjan to Australia, Cyprus to Canada, New Zealand to Norway were among thousands from ports in over 50 countries across six continents who took part in the first international dockers’ action day on 7 July. 08/07/2016 – The International Dockworkers’ Council...
July 8th, 2016 | Associations, ITF | Read More

Airport workers unite for justice and safety tomorrow

Airport workers unite for justice and safety tomorrow
ITF’s Steve Cotton Airport workers will unite across borders tomorrow, 1 June, to deliver the message that while airlines and airports are getting richer their workers are being paid less, worked more, and having their job security torn away. Workers will be flying banners and leafleting in over...
May 31st, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

ITF calls for immediate intervention to defend the rights of Brazilian workers

ITF calls for immediate intervention to defend the rights of Brazilian workers
The ITF HQ’s in London The International Transport Workers’ Federation has reacted strongly after Brazil’s state-owned petroleum corporation, Petrobras, took steps to intimidate and threaten seafarers who are due to strike tomorrow. The Federation has condemned the company’s actions in response...
May 16th, 2016 | Associations, ILO, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Pledges for action after Palestine youth mission

Pledges for action after Palestine youth mission
The mission spent four days in Palestine A youth mission including transport workers from South Africa, UK, Australia and Canada has just returned from Palestine. The group were representing ITF unions SATAWU, Unite the Union, MUA and Unifor. 14/05/2016 – The visit was part of a commitment from...
May 14th, 2016 | Associations, ITF | Read More

IPA: UPS Pilots to Honor German Picket Lines at Cologne Bonn Airport

IPA: UPS Pilots to Honor German Picket Lines at Cologne Bonn Airport
The ITF HQ’s in London Louisville – Approximately eighty members of the Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots) working in Cologne, Germany will honor the picket lines of ver.di at the Cologne Bonn airport.  The strike is scheduled to last 24 hours beginning at midnight local Germany time tonight. “Ver.di,...
April 27th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

ITF and ETF call on the US President to stop unfair labour practices of Norwegian Air International

ITF and ETF call on the US President to stop unfair labour practices of Norwegian Air International
The ITF HQ’s in London Despite massive opposition both from the United States and Europe, the US Department of Transport (DOT) issued last Friday an order that would tentatively grant Norwegian Air International (NAI) a foreign air carrier permit, unless disapproved by the President of the United...
April 21st, 2016 | Aviation, ITF | Read More

Shortlist announced for International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards

Shortlist announced for International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards
We are pleased to tell you that the shortlist for the International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards has been announced. The Awards ceremony will take place on 24th June at The Manila Hotel in the Philippines. Generously funded by the International Transport Workers’ Federation Seafarers Trust,...
April 21st, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, ITF | Read More

ILO minimum wage for seafarers to stay at US$ 614

ILO minimum wage for seafarers to stay at US$ 614
The recommended International Labour Organization (ILO) Minimum Wage for Able Seafarers will remain at its current level of US$ 614 basic pay per month until at least 2018. This follows an ILO Joint Maritime Commission (JMC) meeting held in Geneva last week, comprising representatives of maritime employers...
April 11th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, ILO, International Chamber of Shipping, ITF, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

ITF Maersk network to set out priorities ahead of company AGM

ITF Maersk network to set out priorities ahead of company AGM
The ITF HQ’s in London Trade unions who are part of the ITF Maersk network will meet in Copenhagen, Denmark this week to discuss the next steps in supporting transport workers employed by the maritime conglomerate. 09/04/2016 The network is made up of transport unions that represent maritime...
April 9th, 2016 | Associations, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Joint union organising wins safe rates for Polish drivers

Joint union organising wins safe rates for Polish drivers
Polish drivers proudly hold the Dutch collective bargaining agreement book A cross-border campaign by ITF member union the FNV against the exploitation of drivers and social dumping in transport linked to the potato industry has won safe rates in two trucking companies and is now focusing on a third.30/03/2016 The...
March 30th, 2016 | Associations, ITF, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

ITF statements of solidarity following Belgium terror attacks

ITF statements of solidarity following Belgium terror attacks
The ITF HQ’s in London To our colleagues in Belgium, 22/03/2016 – Today your country and its people were attacked by terrorists who targeted the users and workers of your nation’s transport systems. The attacks were cruel, deplorable and abhorrent to anyone who believes in decency, humanity...
March 22nd, 2016 | Aviation, Health and Safety, ITF, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

ISWAN to hold Manila event to mark Day of The Seafarer

ISWAN to hold Manila event to mark Day of The Seafarer
29 February 2016 – The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) is delighted to announce that it will be holding an event to celebrate the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Day of the Seafarer on 25th June 2016. The celebrations – aimed at seafarers...
February 29th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, ITF | Read More