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The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) is a global union federation of transport workers' trade unions. Our HQ is in London with International offices include Amman, Hong Kong, Nairobi, Montreal, New Delhi, Abidjan, Rio, Tokyo, Singapore, and Sydney.


The ITF constitution sets out the following aims:

  • To promote respect for trade union and human rights worldwide
  • To work for peace based on social justice and economic progress
  • To help our affiliated unions defend the interests of their members
  • To provide research and information services to our affiliates
  • To provide general assistance to transport workers in difficulty


At the ITF, our values are at the heart of all that we do. We demonstrate solidarity. We are democratic. We are dynamic. We are determined. We are dedicated to bringing together a diverse group of people to truly strengthen the ITF as the global voice for transport workers. Find out more about our values.

Pay and benefits

The ITF offers an attractive salary and benefits package for our staff including the following:

  • Final salary pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Annual bonus scheme 
  • International travel
  • Simplyhealth Healthcare Plan
  • Enhanced sick pay and group income protection in support of critical illness
  • Competitive service-based annual leave
  • Additional leave before Bank Holidays
  • Christmas and International Worker’s day closedown
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 6 month full pay maternity leave
  • Season ticket loan scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers scheme and unregistered childcare support
  • Opportunities for job related learning and development

Equal opportunities statement:

ITF operates as an equal opportunities employer. We welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.