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18 July 2016
Solidarity message following the attack in Nice
It is with deep regret that we have learnt about the horrible attack on Thursday evening 14 July in Nice where more than 80 people have lost their lives.  more >>

 

13 July 2016
Joint ETF-Europêche declaration promotes decent work and safety at sea
The 32nd session of the COFI (the Committee on Fisheries of the Food and Agricultural Organisation- FAO) took place in Rome from 11 until 15 July 2016. The EU-level social partners in fisheries, ETF and Europêche, took this opportunity to submit a declaration to raise awareness amongst FAO members on the need to act to promote decent work and safety of life and property at sea. Social partners see international instruments such as the ILO Work in Fishing Convention (C188) as essential in achieving this. more >>

 

SITAVA_AGREEMENT_GH 6 July 2016
Victory for Portuguese affiliate in negotiations on ground handling sector
The Portuguese government has declared that it will stop the liberalisation process and establish a strategic approach for the ground handling sector in Portugal. The announcement comes on the eve of ETF affiliate SITAVA planned strike actions in the Portuguese airports to protest against the consequences of the liberalisation in the sector. The union has therefore decided to call off the strike and welcomes together with the ETF the recognition the Portuguese government shows regarding the role of collective agreements in the further development of the industry.  more >>

 

4 July 2016
European Commission targets France and Germany’s minimum wage legislation
On 16 June 2016 the European Commission announced its plans to undertake legal action against France and Germany for their minimum wage legislation in the road transport sector. By doing so the Commission would create a legal vacuum for international professional drivers in Europe, the ETF and ETUC state in a joint letter to Commissioner Bulc, responsible for transport, and Commissioner Thyssen, responsible for employment and social affairs. more >>

 

Estonianshopsteward01072016 1 July 2016
Estonian shop steward fired after court demands his reinstatement
On 1 October 2015 Sergey Mastepan, an EMSA Shop Steward working at the Estonian stevedoring services company Transiidikeskuse, was dismissed after he spoke out in a picket line speech about poor working conditions and anti-union discrimination by the employer. On 29 June 2016 the Estonian court judged that the termination of his contract was unlawful and demanded his reinstatement. Immediately after the court decision the company announced that Sergey would receive a notice of a further termination of his contract, this time on the grounds of the difficult economic situation.  more >>

 

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7 July 2016
Dockers’ action day activity spans six continents
Port workers, wharfies and longshoremen are staging activities for the dockers’ global day of action happening Thursday 7 July between 8:00- 9:00 am (local time).  more >>

 

1 July 2016
Dockers to take action to promote contribution to global economy
The International Dockworkers’ Council (IDC), International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) are calling on dockers’ unions around the world to organise an hour of activities on International dockers’ action day next Thursday, 7 July. more >>

 
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7 July 2016
Dockers’ action day activity spans six continents
1 July 2016
Dockers to take action to promote contribution to global economy
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