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MEPs and ETF delegation - action on minimum wage in road transport 26 March 2015
EP questions Commission on application minimum wage in road transport
An ETF delegation gathered on Wednesday evening 25 March in the European Parliament (EP). The ETF action was prompted by an oral question addressed by the EP to the European Commission with regard... more >>

 

IMG_TuG_Conference_11032015 13 March 2015
ETF Tug conference marks beginning of trade unions’ cooperation in the sector
At the Tug conference on 11 March 2015 in Antwerp, ETF affiliates representing workers in tug operations discussed the impact of global maritime business model shifts on towage operations. In a declaration resulting from the conference, the representatives express, among others, their strong concerns over initiatives encouraging tug boat operators to make use of flags of convenience. more >>

 

13 March 2015
ETUC fears Low Fares Airlines induces race to the bottom
At its Executive Committee meeting on 10 March, the ETUC, in coordination with the ETF, adopted a declaration on low fares airlines in which the Confederation expresses its concern these companies undermine collective bargaining. The declaration refers to recent disputes in Norway and Denmark demonstrating those companies’ opposition and actions to undermine the fundamental right of workers to negotiate and agree on working conditions and wages with their employer. The European Trade Union Confederation calls for imminent better and adapted regulation of the European airline sector to stop the race to the bottom. more >>

 

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Women transport workers keep gender equality on top of union agenda
The ETF Women’s Committee gathered in Brussels on the 4th and 5th of March to take stock of the ongoing gender activities at the ETF level and to plan the future work. Ahead of the International Women’s Day on 8 March, the Committee welcomed the determination showed by women transport workers across Europe in getting gender on top of their trade unions’ agenda. more >>

 

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ETF and Euro Contrôle Route enter formal cooperation
On 4 March 2015, the President of the ETF Road transport section, Roberto Parillo, and Euro Contrôle Route (ECR) general delegate Gerard Schipper signed a declaration of intent that will see both organisations working together for improved, fairly applicable, enforceable rules. more >>

 

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25 March 2015
Court orders Wizz Air to reinstate dismissed union leader
The European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF) and the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) today welcomed the decision of Romania’s Ilfov court to order the reinstatement of an... more >>

 

2 February 2015
Increasing share of women working in the rail sector
On 2 February 2015, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) published their second annual report on the development of women employment in the rail sector in Europe. The results show that the average share of women working in the rail is increasing and currently stands at around 20%. more >>

 
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25 March 2015
Court orders Wizz Air to reinstate dismissed union leader
2 February 2015
Increasing share of women working in the rail sector
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