Hunterlink’s dedication to the welfare of international seafarers was on display in front of some of the world’s biggest transport leaders in Western Australia last week.
Delegates gathered in Perth for the bi-annual Fair Practices Committee, a conference of union leaders that determines the forward direction of the International Transport Workers’ Federation.Read more
After years of work, a truly independent trade union for seafarers in Myanmar has been created to look after some of the world’s most vulnerable and exploited workers.
As delegates from docker and seafaring unions from around the world gathered in Perth for the International Transport Workers’ Federation Fair Practices Commitee, two men from Myanmar, Shwe Tun Aung and Aung Kyaw Lin, told of the struggles and difficulties they had faced in forming their union – the Independent Federation of Myanmar Seafarers (IFOMS).Read more
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has thrown its support behind the ongoing campaign to boost Australia’s fuel security and protect jobs onboard the BP oil tanker British Loyalty.Read more
International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) president Paddy Crumlin today declared Australia’s Barrow Island a Port of Convenience due to Chevron's history of union-busting efforts in the offshore oil and gas sector.Read more
The Tandara Spirit campaign was a topic of discussion at the International Transport Workers' Federation Fair Practices Committee in London and participants passed a motion in support of the tanker's crew and the wider MUA campaign.Read more