Campaign: Fair Transport

Fair Transport in Europe: Young workers on the move

Our young workers have a special role to play in the Fair Transport action week. They are traveling through Europe to the demo in Brussels, gathering stories from workers and unions to show the daily reality of social dumping. Check out their video diaries here!

10 May 2019

Happy Labour Day – Message from ETF President Frank Moreels

Ever year workers around the world celebrate Labour Day, or International Workers’ Day, to mark the strength and victories of the union movement. For the ETF and our affiliates it is a chance to think about how much we have achieved this year by standing together in international solidarity.

30 Apr 2019

Unions are at the table as European Parliament ushers in new Labour Authority

MEPs have formally signed off on a proposal to create a new European Labour Authority to oversee fair application of EU labour laws to workers who move around Europe. A huge step forward! Trade unions will have a major role in the powerful new body. But there is more work to do, so that transport workers are fully covered.

17 Apr 2019

Fair Transport action week: day four

It’s the final day of actions around Europe, and many affiliates start their journey to Brussels. Meanwhile, our rally in Strasbourg attracts the support of MEPs.

26 Mar 2019

Transport workers, trade unions and MEPs all together for a Fair Transport

Our Fair Transport action week is for workers and policymakers all over Europe. But of course the European Parliament is a very special audience for us. That is why hundreds of transport workers from different countries were in Strasbourg today for a demonstration with trade unions and MEPs.

26 Mar 2019

European Dockers stand together in the fight for Fair Transport!

ETF affiliates representing dockers have held simultaneous actions in three countries as part of the Fair Transport Europe action week. Today saw actions for fair pensions in Rotterdam, on lashing in Hamburg and Bremerhaven, and in support of drivers’ rights and tighter road inspections in Antwerp.

25 Mar 2019
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