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News | 27 Oct 2022

The Dockast - Episode 3: What young workers want – with guests Jack Boutros and Aarin Moon

What’s stopping young people from joining a union? Is big tech a big threat to workers? And can you hear an ‘air quote’ through a podcast…?🤔 Answering...

News | 09 Sep 2022

World’s largest cities back call on public transport and labour rights

Thirty-eight of the world’s largest cities have come together to demand that G20 governments take action on the most pressing challenges facing the world in 2022....

News | 28 Jun 2022

Australian union charter with Uber shows that respect for gig workers can pay off

Uber and Uber Eats have signed a Charter with the Transport Workers Union (TWU) of Australia to set minimum standards and benefits for Uber workers. The...

News | 09 Jun 2022 Press Release

Common sense and international solidarity prevail: Ports of Auckland abandons failed automation drive

  The world’s largest global transport union, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), has joined the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) in...

News | 26 Jan 2022

ITF Photography Prize opens today

We are delighted to announce today the launch of the ITF’s first-ever Photography Prize. The prize aims to showcase the triumphs, challenges and sheer hard work...

News | 09 Dec 2021 Press Release

New EU Directive says enough is enough on gig worker abuse

New EU Directive announced today includes a presumption that gig workers will be treated as employees. More than five million workers, including ride-hail drivers...

News | 02 Dec 2021

The people of Massachusetts must stop big tech from buying its laws and oppressing gig workers

A consortium of tech companies has reportedly gained sufficient signatures to have a law put on the Massachusetts’ ballot that would allow them to exploit workers...

News | 07 Oct 2021

#WDDW21: Make platform companies respect the rules

Today on the World Day for Decent Work, trade unions in Brussels called on the European Commission to ensure that platform companies respect workers’...