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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 | 09 Mar 2023

Sanitation rights: Rinku’s story

“We drink less water and mostly face the problem of diabetes because there is no time for meals.”   Rinku Sharma has worked as an Ola and Uber driver for...

News | 09 Mar 2023

Eswatini: end the repression against SWATCAWU and all Eswatini workers

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) notes with deep concern the latest acts of repression against trade union and democratic forces in Eswatini,...

News | 07 Mar 2023

IWD: Nine demands for a gender equal transport industry

As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clearer than ever the disproportionate impact that the virus and associated lockdowns had on women...

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

Council of Global Unions expresses its solidarity with the UGTT in Tunisia

We, the Council of Global Unions (CGU), on behalf of 200 million workers around the world, expresses its support and solidarity with the UGTT and its affiliates in...

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 | 01 Mar 2023

Sanitation rights: Mabu’s story

“My supervisor said you need to carry a plastic container and then use paper. I thought it was a joke until I found no toilets inside the train.” Mabu...