Shaik Salauddin is the elected National General Secretary, and a co-founder, of the Indian Federation of App-based Transport Workers, a trade union federation of ride-sharing and other gig transport workers. He is also the founder and current president of the Telangana Four Wheeler Drivers’ Association.

In his tenure, Shaik Salauddin has also been a key petitioner in petitions in the Supreme Court of India supporting transport-worker rights in India intending to avail social security benefits for app-based workers.