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Road transport

ETF road transport unions demonstration 2 March 2009
2 March 2009 demonstration

The ETF Road Transport Section is dedicated to fighting for the rights and interests of the professional drivers and defending the social dimension of the European road transport sector, while at the same time promoting the values of the trade union movement.

Our guiding principle is the Solidarity between the ETF affiliated road transport trade unions, as a key way to build a strong union front in the sector, to eliminate anti-union practices and discrimination in terms of wages and working conditions between drivers in Europe.
 
The ETF Road Transport Section defends the dignity of the driver, a professional whose wellbeing is instrumental to the safety of European roads and of the European citizens alike.
For more details on our goals and objectives see the ETF Road Transport Section strategy.

People you should know from the ETF Secretariat:

Cristina Tilling, Political Secretary, c.tilling@etf-europe.org, +32.2.285.46.66

Inga Lena Heinisch, Political Assistant, i.heinisch@etf-europe.org, +32.2.285.46.63

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News online

23 Mar 2017
ETF Solidarity message following the terrorist attack in London
On behalf of more than 3.5 million transport workers from 41 European countries and over 230 trade unions,please accept our expression of solidarity with the British population, the British ETF affiliates, the ITF staff and all those directly and...

23 Feb 2017
Best practice guide on involving young people in trade unions
A joint ETUFs project funded by the European Commission has delivered a compendium of best practices from all over Europe on how to integrate young people into trade unions. The experiences were collected through questionnaires and interviews...
 

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Press releases

12 Sep 2016
ETF presents concrete proposals for upcoming Road Initiative
On Tuesday 13 September the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) will outline, at a press conference in Strasbourg hosted by Dutch MEP Dennis de Jong, its views related to the enforcement and revision of the EU rules on cabotage and on...

26 May 2016
Trade unions back new undeclared work platform
The launch of the European Commission’s ‘Undeclared Work Platform’ on Friday 27 May is a long overdue initiative to tackle the exploitation of workers and unfair competition for law-abiding employers says the European Trade Union Confederation...
 

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Galerie AGORA, Rue du Marché aux Herbes 105, Boîte 11 B - 1000 Bruxelles  |  +32 2 285 46 60   |  etf@etf-europe.org
Galerie AGORA, Rue du Marché aux Herbes 105, Boîte 11 B - 1000 Bruxelles  |  +32 2 285 46 60   |  etf@etf-europe.org