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News | 05 Dec 2019

ITF looks at mutual challenges for informal and app-based transport workers

ITF researchers have contributed to an event looking at the key challenges facing informal and gig-economy transport workers. Organised by Rutgers University at...

News | 01 Dec 2019

The ITF launches a new negotiating guide for Bus Rapid Transit

The ITF’s new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) negotiating guide was launched at the regional workshop on the topic that took place in Dakar, 27-29 November 2019. The...

News | 29 Nov 2019

High level ITF delegation signs enhanced MoU in China 

An ITF delegation, led by the general secretary Stephen Cotton, has visited China this week to enhance cooperation and understanding with the country’s labour...

News | 29 Nov 2019

Bangkok workshop prepares women for new technology

Women public transport workers in Bangkok, Thailand, have attended an ITF workshop aimed at preparing them for the impact of new technology on the future of work....

News | 26 Nov 2019

International young workers camp organises new union members in Uganda

Nearly 500 workers have signed up to their local union as part of a young workers’ camp in Jinja, Uganda, backed by the ITF. Over 100 young workers are...

News | 26 Nov 2019

ITF project in Palestine sees impressive growth

An ITF team has been to Palestine to evaluate the progress of a major project to strengthen the Palestine General Transport Workers Union, supported by Union to...

News | 25 Nov 2019 Press Release

Australian unions picket Melbourne train stations stepping up fight with Hong Kong's MTR

More than 200 Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) members, alongside community members, handed 60,000 flyers to peak-hour commuters to inform Melbournians about the...

News | 19 Nov 2019

Toilet rights are human rights: Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter

On World Toilet Day, 19 November 2019, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is launching a Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter, because...