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Fair recovery: only if we reform transport policies!

Taking the floor at a panel discussion at ETUC’s annual European Works Council conference, Livia Spera, General Secretary of European Transport Workers’ Federation denounced the many transport companies taking advantage of the crisis to lower working terms and conditions and disrespecting social dialogue and consultation rights at all levels.

News
10 Sep 2020

“Do it!” – EU Recovery Plan must pave the way for fair transport

ETF joins the ETUC in calling on the EU Council to speed up payment of EU emergency support for health and protecting incomes and jobs and agree on an EU Jobs Recovery Plan for massive investment & solidarity. For the transport industry, a recovery plan should not be back-to-business-as-before – a policy shift must accompany it!

News
18 Jun 2020

COVID-19 – Railway workers keep society running!

ETF calls on governments and competent authorities managing public transport services, railway companies and infrastructure managers as well as all sub-contractors delivering services to the railways to recognize the importance of railway workers and to respect their health and safety, employment, financial stability and collective rights. Our statement lays out what should be done to protect railway workers, and looks towards the future of railways after COVID-19.

Statement
23 Apr 2020
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