Issue: COVID-19 I Protecting Transport Workers' Rights

EU temporarily adopts extensions of validity of driving licenses, qualification certificates, driver cards

If you are a bus, coach or truck driver and your driving licence, qualification certificate or driver card expired during the period of the COVID-19 pandemic, you will be relieved to learn that some of the renewal deadlines have been extended. As were the deadlines for the completion of the driver periodic training, and the replacement of stolen, lost or damaged driver cards.

News
30 Jun 2020

Worker involvement in managing the Covid-19 crisis – Joint Statement by ETF, fellow ETUFs and ETUC

Workers are already facing the consequences of the Covid-19 crisis through massive restructuring in EU companies. ETF, fellow ETUFs and ETUC call on the European and national institutions to deliver concrete and rapid actions to guarantee the effective enforcement of workers’ rights to be informed, consulted and to participate in decision-making before any decision is adopted. Timely and quality social dialogue in the workplace is a necessary pillar to ensure a way out of this pandemic in a socially responsible manner.

Statement
26 Jun 2020
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