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Dec 02, 2014, 10:38 ET Payment and transport home confirmed for Jana crew

HALIFAX, Dec. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - International Transport Workers Federation (ITF UNIFOR) Inspector Gerard Bradbury has confirmed that the crew of the Jana will be receiving payment in full today for...


Nov 13, 2014, 04:30 ET ITF to visit stranded crew in port of Argentia

ST. JOHN'S, Nov. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - International Transport Workers Federation (ITF UNIFOR) Inspector Gerard Bradbury will visit the Ukrainian crew of the stranded vessel in the port of Argentia,...


Oct 15, 2014, 14:13 ET Another ship stranded in Newfoundland and Labrador

HALIFAX, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - International Transport Workers Federation Inspector (ITF UNIFOR) Gerard Bradbury has reported another vessel and crew stranded in the port of Argentia in Newfoundland...


May 01, 2014, 10:17 ET Union requests first cruise ship of the season to bypass Sydney port

HALIFAX, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Gerard Bradbury, International Transport Workers' Federation Inspector (ITF\Unifor) commented today on a matter affecting Unifor Local 4624 Stevedores in Sydney, NS....


Oct 24, 2013, 14:38 ET International Transport Workers Federation Decries Treatment of Stranded Seafarers in Quebec City

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - The Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Kouyou was detained today in the port of Quebec after maritime labour officials determined that crew were owed more than $30,000 ...