Campaigns & Issues

Campaign March 19, 2019

Stop Social Dumping in Rail

The ETF Railway Section campaign “Stop social dumping – for safe and social rail transport in Europe” wants safe and social rail transport.

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 October 28, 2020

Making the Transport Sector Fit for Women to Work in

ETF’s survey of around 3,000 women transport workers has revealed an urgent need for substantial changes to make the transport sector genuinely fit for women to work in. Against this background, the ETF is launching its campaign ‘Make Transport Fit for Women to Work in’, targeting policymakers and social partners at both national and European level.

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