The European Transport Workers’ Federation represents over 5 million transport workers in 41 countries
Issues March 18, 2020
Worker's Story March 30, 2020
Union Action April 2, 2020
Our affiliates are hard at work defending workers’ rights! You can find their actions here!
Statement April 20, 2020
As the reality of COVID-19 sets in, it is time to start planning Europe’s recovery. The keyword in this recovery plan? Solidarity.
News June 2, 2020
European IWT social partners – ETF, European Barge Union, and European Skippers’ Organisation – addressed a letter to European Commissioner for Transport A. Vàlean and European Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs N. Schmit to present their positions on the coordination of social security in European Inland Waterways.
Press Release May 29, 2020
ETF and ECA call on the European Commission to reconsider one of the conditions attached to the approval of state aid for Lufthansa Group, as it would benefit some of the most notorious airlines that continue to lower working standards around Europe.
Statement May 29, 2020
A cabin crew union B.United has just been set up in the Prague base of Ryanair, representing the workers employed directly by Ryanair, as well as the agency workers. ETF welcomes them to the union family and invites all the parties to engage in meaningful social dialogue.
ETF, CORTE, ECR, IRU and ROADPOL have issued a joint call for efficient enforcement in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Statement May 27, 2020
ETF addressed a letter to European Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean, calling for no further derogations from the driving and rest hours regulation and the reintroduction of the ban on weekly rest in the vehicle.
News May 27, 2020
A new report of the SkillSea project confirms that digitisation and modern technologies have been rapidly changing the maritime sector in recent years. European maritime professionals, both at sea and ashore, need more digital and soft skills to stay ahead of the industry.
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