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News | 30 Aug 2021

Public transport workers to set new agenda at International Labour Organization

An ILO technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services is taking place this week, with some delegates travelling to...

News | 06 Jul 2021

Give app-based workers fair rights urgently, global unions tell governments

Gig-economy workers are treated abysmally as app-based employers use underhanded definitions and loopholes in the law to duck their responsibilities. The platform...

News | 30 Jun 2021

LGBT+ transport workers need solidarity, not ‘rainbow capitalism’

Attitudes to sexual orientation and gender identity have changed for the better all over the world in the last two decades, towards openness and acceptance. For the...

News | 25 Mar 2021 Press Release

Food delivery riders to take action globally as major investors shun upcoming Deliveroo IPO

Deliveroo riders are taking coordinated international action to protest the company’s plans to profit from an IPO while denying them basic rights. On 26 March,...

News | 09 Mar 2021 Press Release

Deliveroo riders call out company for pandemic profiteering ahead of IPO

Riders facing poverty pay and dangerous work form global network to highlight Deliveroo’s exploitative business model to investors. Deliveroo and its early...

News | 30 Nov 2020

ITF Statement on food rider deaths

“The ITF and its affiliates have been shaken by the tragic news of five food delivery riders dying on the roads of Sydney, Australia, in the past few weeks. We...

News | 05 Nov 2020

ITF Executive Board statement to members

The ITF reaffirms the critical role transport workers continue to play in keeping the world moving through the Covid-19 pandemic, and our solidarity with our...

News | 02 Nov 2020

ITF launch gig economy employer principles before landmark Prop 22 vote in California

On the eve of the landmark vote on Proposition 22 in California, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has launched 10 gig economy employer...