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Geneva Townhall 20 March 2018
ETF dockers advise Government of Geneva on supermarket robot tax
Switzerland might be hundreds of kilometres from the sea, but that didn’t stop the Grand Council of Geneva asking for advice from the ETF Dockers’ Section. The government of the wealthy Swiss canton is currently debating plans to tax automatic checkouts in supermarkets. To get some expertise from another sector, the Economy Committee of the Genevan parliament invited Livia Spera, ETF Political Secretary for Dockers and Fisheries, to speak about port automation and its consequences. more >>

 

XPO Solidarity Message 19 March 2018
European trade unions call on logistics giant XPO to reinstate US colleagues fired for union activity
Global logistics giant XPO is under global pressure for what appears to be illegal union-busting activity in the USA. Jose Ramirez and Ryan Janota, both drivers for XPO in Illinois, were recently fired for exercising their federally-protected right to organise. Now unionists from 8 European countries have signed a declaration calling for XPO to reinstate their colleagues in the USA. more >>

 

12 March 2018
ETF and Sydex launch project to build more European Works Councils
European Works Councils can give employees a voice in multinational companies At the moment there are already some EWCs in transport companies, but many more companies are eligible. The ETF believes that more EWCs should be established, and stands ready to support workers in doing so.  more >>

 

8 March 2018
International Women's Day: ETF supports ILO Convention on violence and harassment in the world of work
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Road safety before profits 7 March 2018
Road safety before profits!
The EU Institutions are urged to give full priority to road safety when revising the EU driving and rest time rules. Any laxer regime for bus and coach will weaken safety of drivers, road users and passengers. more >>

 

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18 April 2018
“French rail workers are not only defending themselves!” Unions across Europe support struggle against unjustified reforms

A united front of French trade unions is holding firm in its innovative 3-month strike against President Macron’s rail reforms. The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) supports their struggle for fair transport and a quality public rail service.  more >>

 

XPO Twitter FR 16 April 2018
Harcèlement sexuel, exploitation et décès en entrepôt : les salariés de XPO réclament la fin d’une culture d’entreprise toxique chez ce géant mondial de la logistique
Des personnels de XPO et des militants syndicaux de France, de France, d’France, du France et des États-Unis tiendront une conférence de presse à Paris pour dévoiler de nouvelles preuves de violations des droits des travailleurs au sein de l’entreprise.  more >>

 
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18 April 2018
“French rail workers are not only defending themselves!” Unions across Europe support struggle against unjustified reforms
16 April 2018
Harcèlement sexuel, exploitation et décès en entrepôt : les salariés de XPO réclament la fin d’une culture d’entreprise toxique chez ce géant mondial de la logistique
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End violence against women transport workers! more >>

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