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The ITF demands immediate action to ensure the safety of seafarers in the Red Sea

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Middle East The ITF demands immediate action to ensure the safety of seafarers in the Red Sea [ITF] 25-06-2024

Middle East Seafarers’ lives matter [ITF] 20-03-2024

Middle East Seafarer safety in the Red Sea must come first [ITF] 09-03-2024

Middle East Shipping industry calls for release of Galaxy Leader crew still held captive [ITF] 19-02-2024

Middle East IBF Warlike Operations Area Committee: Increased support for IBF covered seafarers [ITF] 17-02-2024

Middle East IBF to implement High-Risk Area in the Red Sea [ITF] 03-01-2024

Middle East Gulf States Treat Migrant Workforce as Disposable [Human Rights Watch] 18-12-2023

Middle East Workers accuse Middle East operations of McDonald’s, Chuck E. Cheese and other Western brands of labor abuses [ICIJ] 12-10-2023

Middle East ITUC stands in solidarity with the PGFTU [ITUC] 11-10-2023

Middle East / Africa Workers want more heat stress protection, push for just transition [BWI] 17-07-2023


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The ITF demands immediate action to ensure the safety of seafarers in the Red Sea 2024-06-25 [ITF]

Middle East Turkish unions take an inventive approach to fighting gender-based violence in the world of work 2024-06-19 [Equal Times]

Middle East Broadcaster VRT shares trade union message condemning “violations of human rights by the State of Israel” ahead of Eurovision semi-final 2 2024-05-10 [wiwbloggs]

WFTU on the pre-meditated attack on Rafah 2024-05-09 [WFTU]

Middle East ILO Director-General Houngbo calls for collective action in the Arab states to address growing challenges in the world of work 2024-04-29 [ILO]

Middle East ACTU Statement on Gaza 2024-04-22 [ACTU]

Middle East Statement: Canada must suspend arms trade with Israel 2024-04-06 [PSAC]

Seafarers’ lives matter 2024-03-20 [ITF]

Middle East 100,000 workers have just pledged to BDS a US oil company complicit in Israel’s genocide 2024-03-20 [The Canary]

Seafarer safety in the Red Sea must come first 2024-03-09 [ITF]

Middle East Port workers refuse to handle military cargo bound for Israel 2024-02-26 [Aliran]

Middle East IFJ and unions in the Arab world join forces to promote press freedom in the region 2024-02-23 [IFJ]

Middle East AFL-CIO condemns Hamas attacks, calls for cease-fire 2024-02-20 [Northwest Labor Press]

Shipping industry calls for release of Galaxy Leader crew still held captive 2024-02-19 [ITF]

IBF Warlike Operations Area Committee: Increased support for IBF covered seafarers 2024-02-17 [ITF]

Middle East National Education Association Board of Directors takes action to reaffirm call for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas 2024-02-15 [EI]

Middle East AAUP Joins Labor Union Call for Ceasefire in Gaza 2024-02-14 [Inside Higher Ed]

The WFTU on the forth-coming attack on Rafah 2024-02-14 [WFTU]

Middle East American Federation of Teachers Joins Call for Gaza Cease-Fire 2024-01-31 [Common Dreams]

Middle East BCFED endorses ITUC and CLC statements calling for a Gaza ceasefire 2024-01-29 [BCFED]

Middle East BWI-MENA welcomes new projects coordinator 2024-01-24 [BWI]

IBF to implement High-Risk Area in the Red Sea 2024-01-03 [ITF]

Gulf States Treat Migrant Workforce as Disposable 2023-12-18 [Human Rights Watch]

Middle East Condolences on the Loss of Journalists in the Middle East Conflict 2023-12-10 [CMG]

Middle East United Auto Workers union calls for 'immediate, permanent cease-fire' in Israel-Hamas war, becoming largest labor union to do so 2023-12-03 [CBS]

Middle East Unions stand with Palestine, reject sending workers to Israel 2023-11-29 [Arab News]

Middle East Unions endorse BWI’s climate manifesto, call for more health and safety protection for workers§ 2023-11-27 [BWI]

Middle East Pushing for trade union innovation in a changing world of work 2023-11-21 [BWI]

Middle East Alberta UNA joins CFNU and Doctors without Borders in call for immediate ceasefire in Gaza 2023-11-19 [UNA]

Middle East Manitoba CUPE Manitoba Calls for Immediate Ceasefire and End to the Genocide in Gaza 2023-11-16 [CUPE]

Middle East Harvard Grad Union Endorses BDS and Calls for Ceasefire, Drawing Member Criticism 2023-11-13 [The Crimson]

Middle East Don’t Send Indian Construction Workers to Israel to Replace Palestinian Workers 2023-11-11 [CITU]

Middle East MUA Sydney Demands Termination of Palestine War Crimes 2023-11-10 [MUA]

Middle East Don't send Indian construction workers to Israel to replace Palestinian workers-CWFI 2023-11-08 [CITU]

MEAA statement on Israel and Palestine crisis 2023-11-06 [MEAA]

Middle East How unions are responding to the Israel-Hamas war 2023-11-05 [Politico]

Middle East Letter to the Prime Minister 2023-11-05 [NZCTU-Te Kauae Kamahi]

ICM and member assocaitions call for peace and resourcing during violence in Israel and Palestine 2023-11-04 [International Council of Midwives]

Middle East ANMF Statement on Middle East Conflict 2023-11-01 [ANMF]

WFTU on the completion of the visit to the Middle East 2023-10-29 [WFTU]

Middle East Unions organise challenging section of working populace 2023-10-28 [BWI]

Middle East Statement regarding Israel-Hamas conflict 2023-10-21 [RTBU]

Middle East NTEU Statement on Israel and Palestine 2023-10-21 [NTEU]

Middle East ICN condemns Gaza hospital bombing and calls for protection of healthworkers 2023-10-18 [International Council of Nurses]

'From friend to enemy': Palestinians in Israel suspended from jobs over war 2023-10-16 [Al-Jazeerah]

Middle East INMO condemns scenes in Israel and Palestine 2023-10-13 [INMO]

Workers accuse Middle East operations of McDonald’s, Chuck E. Cheese and other Western brands of labor abuses 2023-10-12 [ICIJ]

Middle East COSATU statement on the Palestinian struggle-endiing the root cause of violence means ending 75 years of occupation and apartheid 2023-10-11 [COSATU]

ITUC stands in solidarity with the PGFTU 2023-10-11 [ITUC]

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