The International Transport Workers’ Federation and its affiliated maritime unions in Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine are aiming to improve safety and working conditions...
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10 May 2013
22 Apr 2013
The International Chamber of Shipping and the International Transport Workers’ Federation have made a joint submission to the International Maritime Organization expressing concern about...
16 Apr 2013
Seth D. Harris, acting secretary of labor of the U.S. Department of Labor, will re-establish the charter of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health.
11 Apr 2013
The Irish presidency of the European Union has secured an agreement with the European Parliament on a new Port State Control Directive.
04 Mar 2013
France has ratified the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, making it the 35th International Labour Office member state and the 13th European Union member state to ratify this convention, which sets out decent working and...
26 Feb 2013
Brazilian port workers have agreed to delay their planned strike until March 15 to negotiate with government changes in MP (provisional measure) Ports.
21 Feb 2013
The criminal Court of First Instance in Rabat, Morocco, has sentenced trade union leaders Said Elhairech and Mohamed Chamchati each to two and a half years of imprisonment.
11 Feb 2013
The International Transport Workers’ Federation has written to Antonis Samaras, Greece’s prime minister, and Kostas Mousouroulis, the Minister of Shipping and Aegean...
08 Feb 2013
The National Retail Federation today issued a statement by Jonathan Gold, NRF’s vice president for supply chain and customs policy, in response to the recent rejection of a labor contract...
25 Jan 2013
International Transport Workers’ Federation inspectors, along with dockers’ and seafarers’ union members, began the first East Asian maritime action week of 2013 today across ports in Japan, Korea, Russia and Taiwan.