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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 | 15 Aug 2019

Unions plan Eurasian railway cooperation 

An ITF delegation has been in South Korea as rail unions in the region plan to work closely across a key transport corridor.  The ITF railway section chair, David...

News | 08 Aug 2019

ITF welcomes Pakistani rail union

The Railway Workers Union (open line) (RWU) of Pakistan has joined the ITF.  Despite political turmoil in the country, the RWU has campaigned hard to keep...

News | 02 Aug 2019

South American rail unions make plan to unite

Activists at an ITF railway unions’ workshop in Chile have agreed to look at ways to unite to build workers’ power. Participants at the gathering agreed that...

News | 26 Jun 2019

ITF mission states revival of DBF activity essential to West African prosperity

Chair of the Railway Section Steering Committee David Gobé has led a mission to Mali and Senegal, where railway workers are facing enormous difficulties following...

News | 22 Jun 2019

ITF hails historic convention

The first ever international standard on violence and harassment in the world of work has been adopted at the centenary International Labour Conference (ILC) of 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 | 29 May 2019

Ukrainian rail activists unite for workshop 

Nearly 40 railway activists have come together in Chernihiv, Ukraine to plan how they can adapt to organise in restructured railway companies.  Women and...