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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 | 04 Sep 2019

Riders setup soup kitchen in Oslo in fight for decent work

Over 100 delivery riders is Oslo, Norway, for the company Foodora are on strike as they demand that the company agrees to a collective bargaining agreement (CBA)....

News | 13 Jul 2019

ITF supports Amazon workers in fight for their rights

Through a series of planned actions next week, Amazon will be challenged to do the right thing and recognise workers and their importance to the success of the...

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 | 17 Jun 2019

Vatican, ITF and employers join forces to fight for global justice

Final Statement of the Workshop (Casina Pio IV, 4-5 March 2019) The Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, in collaboration with the...

News | 27 Apr 2019

International Workers’ Memorial Day: making technology work for us, not against us

By Victor Figueroa, ITF strategic researcher Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) are crucial issues for workers everywhere in the world. Over decades workers in...

News | 15 Apr 2019

Take action in solidarity with Uber riders around the world! 

Global ride-hailing company Uber is one of the world leaders for attacking workers’ rights.   It cuts corners on employment standards and is under legal...

News | 15 Jan 2019 Press Release

Transport in 2040: how automation and technology will impact the future of work

The forward-looking assessment, produced by WMU, investigates how the global transport industry will change as a result of automation and advanced technologies,...