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News | 19 Feb 2021

After UK Supreme Court defeat, Uber should abandon its predatory business model globally

Following this morning’s UK Supreme Court ruling that Uber drivers are workers, not self-employed contractors, global union federation representing 20 million...

News | 19 Feb 2021

Deliveroo riders win employment status case in Dutch court

In another ruling against the misclassification of food delivery riders’ employment status, the verdict from the Amsterdam Court of Appeal has confirmed that...

News | 18 Feb 2021

Gig economy companies, legislators must level the playing field for gig workers

Regulation for workers’ rights being considered in the European Union and by courts in the United Kingdom have the potential to level the playing field for...

News | 03 Feb 2021

Deliveroo must act after another rider killed on the job - ITF and ETF

Romulo Sta Ana, a Filipino father of two, is the latest food delivery rider to be killed on the job. He was killed while collecting an order in...

News | 10 Apr 2020

Podcast: Covid-19 impact on informal workers

In a special show about how the Covid-19 response is affecting working people in public transport, ITF urban transport director Alana Dave has spoken to Dan...

News | 01 Apr 2020

Covid-19: urban transport workers key to response and long-term recovery

As both a health and economic crisis, the Covid-19 pandemic is the largest global challenge of our lifetimes. Over 30 percent of the world’s population is now...

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 | 07 Jun 2019

Union campaign wins full contracts for 400+ Bangladeshi airline workers

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has handed over contractual appointment letters to 438 casual workers at the airline. Some of these workers had been on casual and...

News | 16 May 2019

ITF backs Senegalese workers in BRT project 

The ITF has hosted an event in Dakar, Senegal, 13-15 May, to help prepare workers and their unions for the city’s planned bus rapid transit (BRT)...

Training & Education | 18 Mar 2019

Organising precarious workers

Guide to organising trade union membership and rights among informal and precarious transport workers