ITF organising informal transport workers

ATGWU’s innovative mobile money dues collection initiative

Can technology transform worker organisations? In Uganda, ATGWU have revolutionised the age-old pencil and paper system into a modern dues-collection platform that now has a steady stream of member subscribers. Click here to find out how they’ve used a mobile… Continue Reading →

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‘… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

The power of informal transport workers booklet

An educational booklet for trade unions on organising informal workers in the passenger transport industry. Available in English, French and Spanish and under project materials.

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

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 workin...

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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

“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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

“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… Continue Reading →

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