ITF organising informal transport workers



Now available: Report on NCTU – IDEA exchange visit, Phnom Penh

  The NCTU – IDEA Exchange Visit took place from 1st – 6th August 2015. The visit brought a delegation of five NCTU members to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to meet with members, leaders and staff of the informal worker union,… Continue Reading →

Mentor unions participate in ITF Climate Action Day

Today (October 5th) mentor unions for the ITF Informal Transport Workers’ project are celebrating Climate Action day as part of the 2015 ITF Action Week. Members of transport unions across the world are using this opportunity to undertake activities which… Continue Reading →

CAMBODIA: Chum Chamm (IDEA) talks about police harassment of informal workers

Click video above to watch interview with Chum Chamm, Project Officer for the Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Associations (IDEA), Cambodia. In this interview, Chum Chamm talks about the challenges facing informal workers in Cambodia, including the problem of police… Continue Reading →

NCTU visit to IDEA in Cambodia comes to an end – videos coming soon!

Yesterday (Thursday 6th August), the 5-day exchange visit of the National Confederation of Transport Unions (Philippines) to the Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Associations (IDEA) in Cambodia came to an end. The visit brought five members of NCTU to Phnom… Continue Reading →

Mid-Project Meeting successfully held in Kathmandu

  The ITF Informal Transport Workers’ Project successfully held its mid-term meeting from 25-27 February in Kathmandu, Nepal. The meeting brought together representatives from the project’s mentor unions in Nepal, Colombia, Uganda, Niger, and the Philippines to share their experiences… Continue Reading →

Informal Transport Workers’ Project: Report of Activities 2013-14

  The Informal Transport Workers’ Project: Report of Activities 2013-14 is now available to download:   This report gives an overview of the project, its activities and what has been learned in its first year, 2013-14. As ever, those involved… Continue Reading →

Mentor Unions Build Support at ITF Congress

                                    The Informal Transport Workers Project had a high profile at last week’s ITF 43rd Congress in Sofia, Bulgaria. Most of the project’s… Continue Reading →

Le séminaire régional sur le leadership à Manille

Le séminaire ‘Asia Regional Leadership’ organisé par ITF a été lieu hier, le 21 mai, avec le mappage des activité dans un des terminaux de les très connu «Jeepney » buses de Manille, dirigé par les travailleurs informel. Les participants de… Continue Reading →

Leadership Seminar in Manila

  The ITF Asia Regional Leadership Seminar was launched yesterday, May 21, with a mapping activity in one of the terminals for Manila’s famous ‘Jeepney’ buses, run by informal operators. Participants from India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand, along with… Continue Reading →

ITF new resource for organising precarious transport workers

Last minute shift changes, casual contracts, agency fees, poor wages: sound familiar? These are just some of the issues being faced by precarious workers in the transport sector. Precarious workers now make up around 50% of the transport industry workforce…. Continue Reading →

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