The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is a democratic, voluntary and affiliate-led federation of 670 trade unions, in 140 countries, representing 19.7 million working men and women in all transport sectors. We passionately campaign for transport workers’ rights, equality, and justice.
Use this section to find out what the ITF does, how we are governed, who our affiliates are and how to join.
What We Do
For transport workers around the world.
ITF’s campaigns get results for transport workers.
Strengthening transport unions around the world. ITF has a number of regional teams working to strengthen transport workers’ rights by increasing…
How ITF is governed. ITF is governed by its constitution, which states that ITF is run by an elected executive board meeting twice a…
Your elected officials
View ITF elected officials, section heads, priority programme leaders and regional secretaries below.
Biographies for ITF Leaders and Chairs
View biographies for the ITF Leaders and Chairs below.
Work for us
Job vacancies at the ITF.
View the list of ITF affiliates below.
A space dedicated to those who have contributed tirelessly to the labour movement and the ITF family.
Get in touch with the ITF
History of the ITF
A helpful post-war history of the ITF can be found below, written by former ITF general secretary Dr Harold Lewis.
The ITF’s four levers programme focuses work in key areas and builds transport unions’ power. Our campaigns are targeted, focusing on major…
The Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA)
TiSA is a huge international trade deal being negotiated by the European Union and 22 other countries that, if allowed to succeed, will strip…