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News | 12 Sep 2017

Organising informal transport workers? Read new ITF booklet

The 45-page booklet – The power of informal transport workers – analyses the informal transport industry and examines the issues faced by informal workers, new...

News | 27 Jun 2017 Press Release

ITF unions meet to shape the #futureofwork

The unions, from every region of the world, are in the frontline of the ITF’s work to ensure a just transition for workers by shaping new ways of working, such as...

News | 17 Jan 2017

Mentor unions key innovation helping informal workers build power

The independent report, published on 19 January, examined the project, which ran from 2013-16. It found that the project overall had exceeded expectations and was...

News | 02 Aug 2016

Informal workers winning in Africa, Asia and Latin America

The ITF project, funded by the FNV union in the Netherlands, was led by mentor unions in East and West Africa, South and South-East Asia and Latin America, who...

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