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News | 20 Sep 2021 Press Release

‘Be ambitious, but be positive’: new union voice delivers UN Global Compact climate message

A newly-appointed labour representative on the board of the United Nations Global Compact has delivered a positive message on the benefits of tackling climate...

News | 09 Sep 2021

Victories for public transport workers at ILO – but much work ahead

The ILO technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services brought together governments, employer and unions to discuss...

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 | 11 Aug 2021

Climate change will drive a revolution in transport and workers are ready to respond

Transport creates 21% of carbon emissions. Yet 95% of the energy consumed by the sector still comes  from petroleum and other fossil fuels (as of 2015). It’s a...

News | 12 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Urgent economic stimulus and workplace measures required

The ITF and global union federations have urged governments and employers to urgently act to protect workers, and the global economy and society that depends upon...

News | 17 Sep 2019

Global climate strike 20-27 September 2019

Climate strikes: A Statement from the Young Transport workers' committee   Following on from the ITF Congress in October 2018 there has been a renewed call from...

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 | 20 May 2019 Press Release

ITF condemns suspension of union members in Auckland

As part of a campaign for fairer wages, members of the ITF-affiliated Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) had planned partial strike action that intended to...