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News | 01 Aug 2019

ITF union RTBU starts campaign to keep #OurPublicTransport for the people

Leaders and activists at the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) have started a campaign to keep public transport in South Australia in public hands. The state...

News | 18 Jul 2019

Fighting back through unity in South Africa

Leaders of South African transport unions have met in Cape Town to find solutions to their members problems, boost cooperation and share information. The unions...

News | 08 Jul 2019

Training helps Kenyan workers be heard in BRT planning

Workers from three unions in Nairobi have attended an ITF workshop on communication skills as they seek to influence government plans for bus rapid transit...

News | 26 Jun 2019

ITF mission states revival of DBF activity essential to West African prosperity

Chair of the Railway Section Steering Committee David Gobé has led a mission to Mali and Senegal, where railway workers are facing enormous difficulties following...

News | 26 Jun 2019

ILO renews social contract with centenary declaration

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton has delivered a clear message to the International Labour Organisation (ILO): now is the time to assert authority as the...

News | 22 Jun 2019

ITF hails historic convention

The first ever international standard on violence and harassment in the world of work has been adopted at the centenary International Labour Conference (ILC) of the...

News | 17 Jun 2019

Urgent need for global and regional cooperation to fight piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

In the Gulf of Guinea, piracy and armed robbery have been long-standing problems, but in recent years the frequency of attacks is increasing in this region. The...

News | 10 Jun 2019

Ending violence and harassment against women in the world of work

The fight to end violence against women transport workers reaches a critical point this week with the world’s governments, employer and worker representatives due...