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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 | 30 Nov 2020

ITF Statement on food rider deaths

“The ITF and its affiliates have been shaken by the tragic news of five food delivery riders dying on the roads of Sydney, Australia, in the past few weeks. We...

News | 13 Oct 2020

Gendered lens on new technology and Covid-19’s impact on the public transport sector needed: ITF Forum

Covid-19 is exacerbating longstanding issues for women working in the transport industry and a gendered analysis of the pandemic’s impact on the public transport...

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 | 16 Oct 2019

Building the riders’ Roovolution

Recently, the ITF highlighted the news of a historic agreement for food delivery workers, and now the Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT) are building the...

News | 07 Oct 2019

Union win! Historic agreement for food delivery workers

The five-week strike at Foodora in Norway is over with a first-ever collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between a global food delivery platform company and a...

News | 07 Oct 2019

Gig workers’ campaign wins guarantees from government minister

An ITF delegation representing millions of gig economy workers in India has met the Indian minister of road transport and highways to demand better regulation of...

News | 12 Sep 2019 Press Release

California AB 5 law: now we need a global law for ‘gig’ workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is calling for the new AB 5 law in California to be the inspiration for global rules that protect ‘gig’...

News | 04 Sep 2019

Riders setup soup kitchen in Oslo in fight for decent work

Over 100 delivery riders is Oslo, Norway, for the company Foodora are on strike as they demand that the company agrees to a collective bargaining agreement (CBA)....

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...