Campaigns & Issues

Issues September 23, 2018

The Single European Sky

An EU project to streamline the management of European airspace. In practice this means moving from a purely national management of airspace and air traffic, towards a series of Functional Airspace Blocks which cross national borders

Campaign May 23, 2019

Train Crew Campaign

We’re fighting to keep on-board staff on European trains! This human presence is fundamental to assure the comfort and safety of all passengers, including persons with disabilities and reduced mobility.

Issues August 14, 2018


Climate change. Digitalisation and automation. Demographic shifts. Globalisation. The world is changing around us, and so is society. What will this mean for the transport sector and its workers? Our research helps unions prepare to act.

Issues September 22, 2018

Watching Uber

Techological disruption is no excuse for social dumping.

Campaign May 23, 2019

Promoting women's employment in rail

Women are seriously under-represented in the workforce of the European railway enterprises. The European social partners for rail are calling for action to promote better integration and participation of women in the railway sector.

Issues July 16, 2019

Women in shipping

A more gender-balanced shipping industry for Europe

Campaign November 21, 2018

XPO Exposed

Global logistics giant XPO has been the site of deaths in the workplace, sexual harassment in warehouses and abusive underpayment of drivers. Unions in Europe and North America, coordinated by ETF and ITF, are standing together to fight for better conditions.

Campaign August 6, 2018

Young Dockers

Young workers must become active in their unions. This is why the ETF Dockers’ Section started working in cooperation with the ETF Youth Committee on activating a network of young dockers in international union work. 

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