Government still ignoring ferry worker rights, says union

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has accused the UK government of disregarding the rights of P%O Ferries workers “once the cameras were switched off”. A year after P&O Ferries illegally fired 786 UK seafarers in a controversial move, “there have been zero penalties, fines or charges brought against the company or its disgraced chief executive Peter Hebblethwaite by the UK government,” said general secretary, Stephen Cotton . The ITF and other ... [+]

Exploitation is rife in Europe’s road transport, say unions

Road transport companies are exploiting Covid-19 to exploit truck drivers across Europe, according to a report by the International Transport Workers' Federation and trade unions, published on 25 June. It includes allegations of drivers being trafficked and forced to sign false documentation, often in languages that they do not understand, ... [+]

Transport workers demand decent toilets for all

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) launched a Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter on 19 November to mark World Toilet Day. The charter provides guidance on what action should be taken by employers and governments to ensure access to toilets for transport workers. World Toilet Day is an opportunity to take ... [+]

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