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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’...

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...