Our Campaigns


The ITF is building a democratic, representative union of fishers in Thailand, campaigning to improve the wages, working conditions and labour rights of all fishers in the Thai fishing industry. Thailand’s fishing industry has become one of the world’s largest worth US$5.8 billion in 2017. The Thai government reacted to international scrutiny with an overhaul of […]


Severe exploitation of workers in the Irish fishing industry, many who have been trafficked and forced to work in terrible conditions, has been exposed by the ITF. The scandal has forced the Irish government to take action, creating the atypical work permit scheme for migrant fishers from outside of the European Economic Area. However, this […]