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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 | 26 May 2021 Press Release

GMB secures union recognition for 70,000 Uber drivers in UK

For the first time ever, Uber has entered into a formal trade union recognition agreement for the purpose of genuine collective bargaining. We congratulate our...

News | 31 Mar 2021 Press Release

#Rights4Riders campaign delivering major blows to Deliveroo investment drive

Just days after riders announced a global network established by the ITF, #Rights4Riders, to protest the company’s business model, Deliveroo is facing setbacks to...

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 | 18 Mar 2021 Press Release

Statement on Uber and the future of the gig economy

Statement from ITF General Secretary Stephen Cotton: “Uber’s announcement on Tuesday that it would classify British drivers as ‘workers’ is a watershed...

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 | 19 Feb 2021

After UK Supreme Court defeat, Uber should abandon its predatory business model globally

Following this morning’s UK Supreme Court ruling that Uber drivers are workers, not self-employed contractors, global union federation representing 20 million...

News | 19 Feb 2021

Deliveroo riders win employment status case in Dutch court

In another ruling against the misclassification of food delivery riders’ employment status, the verdict from the Amsterdam Court of Appeal has confirmed that...