Issue: COVID-19 I Protecting Transport Workers' Rights

Fair recovery: only if we reform transport policies!

Taking the floor at a panel discussion at ETUC’s annual European Works Council conference, Livia Spera, General Secretary of European Transport Workers’ Federation denounced the many transport companies taking advantage of the crisis to lower working terms and conditions and disrespecting social dialogue and consultation rights at all levels.

News
10 Sep 2020

Dismissed Wizz Air workers speak out

Wizz Air has been waging an anti-union campaign for months now in the Kyiv base. Three of the workers that were recently dismissed speak about their experiences with the company.

Worker's Story
28 Aug 2020

European Inland Navigation can resurface stronger than ever

In an open letter, Joris Kerkhofs and Jacques Kerkhof reflect on the effects of the crisis on inland waterways transport (IWT) in Europe. They explore the ways this crisis has impacted the sector and how we can ensure that it plays a role in the sustainable future of European transport.

News
12 Aug 2020

French Union CGT calls on government to facilitate crew changes and garners support from Member of the French National Assembly, Sophie Panonacle

Complimentary to our recent letter to the French government on crew changes, our affiliate, national French trade union CGT sent a letter to Annick Girardin, French Minister of the Sea which drew the attention of Sophie Panonacle who has, in turn, sent additional letters to the Minister of the Sea as well as the French Foreign and Europe Minister.

Union Action
7 Aug 2020
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