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EDReport13 24 May 2016
Report from the General Secretary available online
The Report from the General Secretary, covering the period January-May 2016, has been published on the ETF website. By clicking here, you can start reading the latest updates of all ETF activities, news from the ETF Sections, Committees, members and partners. more >>

 

Roberto_Parrillo_ETF_speaker_2016_EC_Road_conference 21 April 2016
Future EC Road initiative: hope for social dimension?
On 19 April 2016 the European Commission (EC) organised the much-awaited Road transport conference offering social partners and other stakeholders to express their opinions on aspects of the future Road initiative. With the initiative the EC aims to revise parts of the EU legal frame applicable to road haulage sector. The ETF participated with a delegation of 13 union representatives from Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and UK. more >>

 

Myriam_talking_to_crewmember_04042016 20 April 2016
River cruise passengers join campaign for better crew jobs
The European Transport Workers’ Federation successfully kicked off its 2016 campaign to win better jobs in the European river cruise industry by urging passengers in Amsterdam to lend their support to crew and put pressure on employers. more >>

 

WomenRomania12042016 12 April 2016
Violence in transport persists! say delegates to the ETF mid-term Women’s Conference
At the 2-day conference for women transport workers ETF gender representatives pointed at workplace violence as one of the key reasons for the low rate of women employed in the industry.  more >>

 

Truckers' lunch in a trailer 18 March 2016
New report unveils harsh reality of being a foreign truck driver in Denmark
ETF Danish affiliate 3F has conducted a study in cooperation with Romanian and Bulgarian ETF affiliates and the Danish Transport and Logistics Association (DTL) and financially supported by the Danish Working Environment Authority, to investigate pay, working conditions and living standards of Bulgarian, Romanian and Macedonian lorry drivers operating in Denmark and Western Europe. It uncovers a situation of drivers being put under pressure to break rules and regulations related to driving and resting times. Some reported being forced to live in their lorries for at least seven weeks at a time while earning a third of the wage compared to e.g. Danish truck drivers. more >>

 

Press releases

3 May 2016
ETF and ECSA Joint Declaration on the risks of the Zika virus and guidance to stay safe for crews onboard ships calling in affected countries
INTRODUCTION more >>

 

3 May 2016
Stop the Criminalisation of Seafarers
ETF and ECSA prepared to throw their full weight to protest against the unfair decision by the Supreme Court of Spain sentencing 81 year old Captain Mangouras to prison  more >>

 
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3 May 2016
ETF and ECSA Joint Declaration on the risks of the Zika virus and guidance to stay safe for crews onboard ships calling in affected countries
3 May 2016
Stop the Criminalisation of Seafarers
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News online provides updates on issues of concern to the European transport trade union movement, information about the work of the ETF and of the ETF's affiliates more >>
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Respect for Professional Drivers! Act Against Degrading Jobs and Working Conditions in Road Transport! more >>

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