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Road Transport

Safety and solidarity for road transport workers.

Road transport encompasses workers in both freight and passenger road transport, from trucks to taxis and buses. There are also those in call centres and warehouses providing support to the worldwide road transport network. Road transport workers may be formally employed or they work in the informal economy.

We fight for the rights of road transport workers through campaigning, solidarity, research, exchange of information, coordinated actions and education.

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News | 05 Dec 2019

ITF looks at mutual challenges for informal and app-based transport workers

ITF researchers have contributed to an event looking at the key challenges facing informal and gig-economy transport workers. Organised by Rutgers University at...

News | 02 Dec 2019

Joint statement: the International Transport Workers' Federation, Deutsche Post DHL Group and UNI Global Union agree to continue dialogue under new OECD protocol

Bonn – 2 Dec 2019: Representatives from global union federations, ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and UNI (UNI Global Union), together with...

News | 29 Nov 2019

High level ITF delegation signs enhanced MoU in China 

An ITF delegation, led by the general secretary Stephen Cotton, has visited China this week to enhance cooperation and understanding with the country’s labour...

News | 29 Nov 2019

Bangkok workshop prepares women for new technology

Women public transport workers in Bangkok, Thailand, have attended an ITF workshop aimed at preparing them for the impact of new technology on the future of work....

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