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News | 21 Sep 2023 Press Release

Transport unions unite globally to call for safer roads

More than 50 trade unions representing over 1 million road transport workers have joined together to call for a new 'Safe Rates' system to improve workers' rights...

News | 27 Jul 2023

Second wildcat strike in Grafenhausen shines new light on continued human rights abuses in European road transport

A second wildcat strike by truck drivers at a rest area in Grafenhausen, Germany, has brought renewed attention to the systemic issues plaguing the road transport...

News | 26 Jul 2023

Teamsters win historic UPS deal and set tone for transport worker negotiations globally

In an eleventh-hour deal, UPS has accepted the demands of 340,000 rank-and-file Teamsters’ union members on pay and conditions, narrowly avoiding a strike that...

News | 21 Jun 2023

Fixing driver shortages: new global plan launched by employers and unions

21 June 2023, Geneva, London – IRU, the world road transport employers' organisation, representing more than 3.5 million road transport operators, and ITF, the...

News | 28 Apr 2023

Organising for safer workplaces this International Workers’ Memorial Day

Unions remember workers lost to negligent employers and safety standards Today, the 28th of April, marks International Workers’ Memorial Day, when trade unions...

News | 26 Apr 2023 Press Release

Georgian and Uzbek drivers win back over €300,000 sounding alarm for European trucking industry

LONDON, BRUSSELS, GRÄFENHAUSEN — After weeks of striking, around 60 truck drivers at the Gräfenhausen rest area in Germany have won their battle against Polish...

News | 12 Apr 2023 Press Release

Major global brands implicated in blatant violation of drivers’ rights as wildcat strike continues

London, Brussels — Major multinationals and the European Commission can no longer ignore the widespread rights violations and profiteering from cheap...

News | 12 Apr 2023 Press Release

Solidarity statement for cross-border drivers striking at Gräfenhausen in Germany

ITF & ETF joint solidarity statement Transport workers across Europe and around the world have been inspired by the courage and willingness to fight of the...