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News | 27 Apr 2019

International Workers’ Memorial Day: making technology work for us, not against us

By Victor Figueroa, ITF strategic researcher Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) are crucial issues for workers everywhere in the world. Over decades workers in...

Reports & Publications | 16 Apr 2019

The Impact of the Future of Work for Women in Public Transport

Public transport workers are facing important changes due to the introduction of technologies that have the potential to further transform the way that work is...

Page | 04 Apr 2019

An international governance system for digital labour platforms

Written by Ruwan Subasinghe, ITF legal director It is hard to disagree with the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work’s view that an unregulated platform...

News | 02 Apr 2019 Press Release

ITF calls on Maersk to address union and community concerns on proposed automation at Port of Los Angeles

“Today the ITF delegation at the Maersk Annual General Meeting delivered an invitation to the company to create a constructive dialogue to ensure that the...

Page | 28 Mar 2019

The three big challenges for workers in the future of work

Written by Victor Figueroa, ITF strategic researcher The report from the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Global Commission on the Future of Work...

Page | 04 Mar 2019

ITF young workers support the call for education and equality in future work

Written by Baker Khundakji, ITF young transport workers officer Young workers, and young women in particular, are the most exposed to the threats posed by new...

News | 15 Jan 2019 Press Release

Transport in 2040: how automation and technology will impact the future of work

The forward-looking assessment, produced by WMU, investigates how the global transport industry will change as a result of automation and advanced technologies,...

Page | 10 Dec 2018

Regulatory Frameworks and why they matter

In every country the impact of technology on workers is managed through the laws that govern the relationships between workers, employers and government. In many...

Page | 10 Dec 2018

Understanding new technology

The deployment of new technology under capitalism has always been a huge challenge for workers. This is because new technology is basically used to reduce costs and...

Page | 10 Dec 2018

What's the challenge?

Technology. Revolution. These are words that are much in the air at the moment. The use of new technology, it is said, will transform the workplace and society. We...