ITF unions demand workers’ voice on BRT implementation

Representatives from a wide range of international and regional organisations, including three ITF unions, have met in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss the impact of Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) on transport workers. The Institute for Development Studies, the Kenya Transport Researchers‘ Network, the Global Labour Institute, the Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, the World Bank and […]


05/04/2018

Nairobi women matatu workers strengthen leadership

Women who work as conductors and clerks in Nairobi’s informal matatu industry came together last week to strengthen women’s leadership in responding to bus rapid transport (BRT). The ITF women’s leadership training workshop, from 4-6 October, brought together 15 women from two ITF unions – PUTON (Public Transport Operators Union) and MWU (Matatu Workers’ Union). […]


16/10/2017

New film: “The Power of Informal Transport Workers” – watch now!

Click above to watch “The Power of Informal Transport Workers“ The new film “The Power of Informal Transport Workers” shows how informal transport workers across the world are organising in trade unions to fight back against precarious and dangerous working conditions. Produced as part of the ITF Informal Transport Workers Project, the film brings together […]


19/12/2016

Disponible en español: Informe de evaluación – Resumen ejecutivo

Descargar: Informe de evaluación: Resumen ejecutivo, C Bonner [2016] “En general, los resultados del Proyecto han excedido las expectativas, ya que se consiguió el resultado que se había previsto y otros que no se habían anticipado. Cabe destacar cómo se ha vinculado a las actuales prioridades de la ITF como el BRT y la violencia […]


16/12/2016

Disponible en français: Rapport d’ Évaluation – Résumé analytique

Télécharger: Rapport d’ Évaluation: Résumé analytique, C Bonner [2016] “En général, les résultats du projet ont dépassé les attentes, atteignant les objectifs fixés et d’autres inattendus. Il convient de noter la mise en exergue des priorités actuelles de l’ITF, comme le bus à haut niveau de service (BRT) et la violence à l’égard des femmes, […]


“Organising in the informal economy is our future” – Project Evaluation Report now available

  “Organising in the Informal Economy is our Future” Mac Urata, ITF Inland Transport Section Secretary   The Evaluation Report of the ITF Informal Workers Project, 2013-16, is now available to download here: Evaluation Report: ITF Informal Transport Workers Project 2013-16 [Nov 16] The report, prepared by the experienced external evaluator Chris Bonner, provides an […]


01/12/2016

Labour Rights for Informal Workers! Unions participate in the ITF’s first informal worker day of action

Road and rail unions worldwide were out in force during this year’s ITF Action Week, held from 3 – 9th October. The need for labour rights for informal workers was the focus on 5th October, and unions, including many associated with the ITF Informal Transport Worker Project, undertook activities to highlight the concerns of informal […]


09/11/2016

“We have power!” Watch new video interviews with union leaders from the informal transport sector

Click above to watch video interviews During the Project Evaluation Workshop held in Kampala, Uganda, from 26-28th July 2016, a number of participants kindly took part in short video interviews. In these interviews, trade union leaders from Colombia and Kenya shared their experiences and offered reflections on organising in the informal transport sector. You can […]


05/09/2016

Los sindicatos de transporte adoptan la Carta de reivindicaciones de los trabajadores y las trabajadoras informales del transporte

[Traducción por Google – version original en Inglés aqui] Afiliadas a la ITF ha aprobado por unanimidad una Carta de los informales Trabajadores del Transporte en la conclusión del Taller de Evaluación del Proyecto de los trabajadores informales de la ITF, celebrada en Kampala, 26-28 de julio de 2016. La Carta establece una serie de […]


25/08/2016

Les syndicats de transport adoptent la Charte des droits pour les travailleurs informels

[Google Traduction – original en anglais ici] Affiliés de l’ITF adopté à l’unanimité une Charte des travailleurs informels de transport à la fin de l’atelier d’évaluation de l’ITF informel Projet des travailleurs, tenue à Kampala, 26-28 Juillet ici 2016. La Charte énonce une série de demandes pour les droits fondamentaux, la reconnaissance, les conditions de […]