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News | 27 Apr 2019

International Workers’ Memorial Day: making technology work for us, not against us

By Victor Figueroa, ITF strategic researcher Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) are crucial issues for workers everywhere in the world. Over decades workers in...

News | 15 Apr 2019

Take action in solidarity with Uber riders around the world! 

Global ride-hailing company Uber is one of the world leaders for attacking workers’ rights.   It cuts corners on employment standards and is under legal...

News | 15 Jan 2019 Press Release

Transport in 2040: how automation and technology will impact the future of work

The forward-looking assessment, produced by WMU, investigates how the global transport industry will change as a result of automation and advanced technologies,...

News | 08 Aug 2018

Workshop addresses the future of work for women in public transport

Unionists and researchers – from Colombia, Kenya, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand and the UK – met in in Bogotá, Colombia to look at the changes taking place in...

News | 28 Jun 2018 Press Release

ITF to Uber in London: ‘now overhaul your business model.’

The company was appealing against this decision. ITF automation coordinator Mac Urata commented: “Globally, Uber has already lost to local competitors in China,...

News | 21 Mar 2018 Press Release

Statement on Uber Tragedy

The tragic accident highlights the dangers of the lack of public oversight and control of new technology, and the risks of allowing the private sector to dictate...

News | 01 Feb 2018

Deliveroo workers in ITF unions take action

Workers from the Collectif des coursier-e-s (an organisation of Deliveroo riders) protested on 27 January at the Brussels offices of SMart - the organisation that...

News | 26 Jan 2018 Press Release

ITF backs Deliveroo protest in Belgium

Deliveroo wants to force its riders to become self-employed, and lose the benefits of employed workers. Collectif des coursier-e-s (an organisation of...