Today, 28 September ETF President Lars Lindgren and ETF General Secretary Eduardo Chagas have launched the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) called Fair Transport Europe at a press conference in Brussels. The ETF who supports this initiative has formulated seven concrete proposals for the European Commission to ensure fair working conditions for all workers in the European transport sector.
“In the next year, we will gather at least one million signatures from European citizens who will join us in calling on the Commission to put an end to this race to the bottom in the working and living conditions for transport workers across Europe.”, says ETF President Lars Lindgren who is also representative of the Citizens’ Committee behind the ECI Fair Transport Europe.
Eduardo Chagas added: “We hope that the Commission will see this initiative as a chance to engage with the trade unions to make real improvements in the working conditions for the millions of European transport workers.”
Via www.fairtransporteurope.eu European citizens can sign the petition online, thereby expressing their support for equal working conditions for all workers across Europe and the need for quality services and safety for passengers and workers.
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