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News | 01 Oct 2019 Press Release

Transport giant served notice under duty of vigilance law in landmark legal move

French law is being used to force a road transport and logistics multinational to take the necessary steps to stamp out human rights abuses in its supply chain, in...

News | 12 Sep 2019 Press Release

California AB 5 law: now we need a global law for ‘gig’ workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is calling for the new AB 5 law in California to be the inspiration for global rules that protect ‘gig’...

News | 26 Jun 2019

ILO renews social contract with centenary declaration

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton has delivered a clear message to the International Labour Organisation (ILO): now is the time to assert authority as the...

News | 27 Mar 2019

Fair transport is safe transport

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton spoke to thousands of transport workers rallying in Brussels to demand #FairTransport for Europe. He addressed the rally...

News | 15 Feb 2019

Amazon abandons New York headquarters rather than respect worker rights

Since autumn 2017 Amazon has been on a prolonged search for the site of its second headquarters, forcing a chain of US cities into a bidding war to present the most...

News | 24 Jan 2019 Press Release

Turkish union wins important agreement with DHL Express

Stephen Cotton, ITF general secretary, said: Signing the CLA today is a big achievement that Tümtis has fought hard to get. The acknowledgement of trade union...

News | 19 Dec 2018

ITF statement on XPO in the USA and Spain

In October 2018, the New York Times published the exposé 'Miscarrying at Work: The Physical Toll of Pregnancy Discrimination', which provides detailed accounts of...

News | 13 Dec 2018 Press Release

Joint statement by the ITF, UNI and Deutsche Post DHL Group

Under the terms of the protocol the ITF, UNI and DPDHL met four times in 2018, including one with high-level representatives – the general secretaries and the...