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Discussion on slots ignores aviation workers’ main concerns

The ETF reacts to European Commission’s “Slot Relief” proposal, highlighting the fact that the proposal ignores the significant issue of job losses and the social consequences of this pandemic as well as a severe lack of sustainable and long-term job protection.

Press Release
11 Jan 2021

Solidarity with the striking workers at Heathrow

Heathrow workers have announced four days of strike action in December, the first one being today. ETF stands with Unite the Union and the striking workers and condemns Heathrow Airport Limited’s attempts at making the workers pay the price for corporate irresponsibility.

Statement
1 Dec 2020

European trade unions call for more democracy at work

The ETUC and ETUFs handed over a petition for more democracy at work to the European Commissioner Nicolas Schmit and MEPs, calling for concrete and rapid actions to guarantee the effective enforcement and compliance of workers’ rights to be informed, consulted and to participate in decision-making before any decision is adopted. 

News
26 Nov 2020

EU Aviation Maps a Sustainable, Post-Crisis Future in Round Table Report

Over 20 associations collectively representing the entire European aviation ecosystem have issued a comprehensive collaborative analysis today, detailing ways aviation can recover sustainably and more resiliently from the COVID-19 crisis whilst supporting the European Union’s Green Deal objectives.

Press Release
16 Nov 2020

TUI fly Germany proceeds with plans to dismiss workers after receiving state aid

TUI fly Germany is implementing its restructuring plans that will leave many workers in Germany jobless, despite receiving state aid. The ETF is joining Ver.di in their call for social conditionality in state aid – companies should not be allowed to use crises to restructure, dismiss workers and worsen their working conditions.

Statement
9 Nov 2020
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