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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...

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 | 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...