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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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Road Transport News

News | 21 Oct 2021

ITF week of action highlights dire conditions in road transport industry and offers solutions

Accountability at the top of supply chains and improvements in driver pay, terms and security can solve shortages and safety problems in one stroke Action...

News | 14 Oct 2021 Press Release

UK, Germany, Switzerland, and EU prolonging supply chain misery by opposing vaccine waiver, global transport unions tell governments

Over 375 trade unions, representing over 12 million transport workers from 118 countries around the world submit letter to heads of governments Letter submitted...

News | 12 Oct 2021

Drivers’ court action wins US$30 million in XPO misclassification settlement

XPO Logistics is to pay a group of drivers US$30 million after it wrongly classified them as contractor companies rather than employees. A California federal...

News | 10 Oct 2021

Time for change: mental health is a collective responsibility

On World Mental Health Day (Sunday 10 October 2021) the ITF is urging stakeholders across the transport sector to come together and recognise their collective...

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