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News | 28 Aug 2023

ITF launches global manifesto on public transport financing

As part of ongoing work examining the state of public transport systems around the world, the ITF has launched a new collective vision on the financing of this...

News | 02 Jun 2023

New York transit workers win respect and recognition with strong new collective bargaining agreement

1 June 2023, London – New York’s bus and subway workers are set to receive a 9.8 percent pay rise over the next three years and have successfully campaigned...

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 | 16 Mar 2023 Press Release

Global rail, road and urban transport unions commit to transformative change

Transport unions from around the world are meeting this week in Johannesburg in the largest global meeting of transport workers’ representatives from the rail,...

News | 13 Mar 2023

ITF rail, road and urban transport conferences start today in Johannesburg

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the democratic, global union federation of 670 transport unions in 147 countries, representing over 18...

News | 07 Mar 2023

Essential public services, essential workers’ health: union-based initiatives to protect the mental health of young public transport workers

The ITF is clear that the mental health of workers is every bit as important as physical health. And yet, the impacts of precarious work, poverty-wages, unsafe...

News | 02 Mar 2023

Sanitation rights: Vivian's story

“...sometimes there’s nobody to cover for us, and we could not leave to find a bathroom. We have to hold it, and it causes urinary infections. Sometimes...

News | 17 Feb 2023

Sanitation rights: Gini's story

Gini Aristi Hartono has worked in a train maintenance warehouse for the last 12 years. For the last year, she’s been in the position of Head of Warehouse,...