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Building stronger unions and fairer workplaces

Public transport affects everyone. It is an integral and essential part of the modern world. 

Yet not everyone has a say in how it is run, and for whose benefit. Too often public transport planning does not include the views of the real experts – workers and passengers. 

The ITF’s Our Public Transport programme aims to redress this. It is actively campaigning for public transport based on public ownership, public investment, secure jobs and union rights for workers in public and private employers. 

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Public transport workers and their unions are facing many issues around the world, organising and bargaining to win.

You can see more videos from the programme and also visit this map of ITF unions taking action to save and build public transport for all.

 

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News | 15 Feb 2019 Press Release

Persecution of union members in Morocco 'totally unacceptable'

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) has called for immediate action by the Alsa bus company in Tangier, Morocco, after a concerted campaign to...

News | 12 Feb 2019 Press Release

ITF solidarity with Belgium strike

“On behalf of the 18 million transport workers of the ITF, I send support and solidarity to the workers of Belgium in their campaign to win a fair share of their...

News | 05 Feb 2019

Union office for Alsa-National Express to open in Tangier

ITF union the UMT has announced the launch of its first union office in Tangier dedicated to organising workers at the multinational transport company Alsa....

News | 21 Jan 2019

Metro workers win in ownership battle

Line 9 has been operated by the French companies RATP Dev and Transdev, making it the only privately-run main Seoul metro line. However, last week Seoul city...

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The ITF co-ordinates practical solidarity for transport unions around the world. By bringing unions together, we can ensure better working conditions, improve workers’ rights, and create a just and fair society for everyone.

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