Issue: Women in Transport

Milestone ILO Convention 190 celebrates first anniversary

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the historic adoption of the ILO Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work which is supplemented by Recommendation 206. Why is ILO C190 groundbreaking and what’s next? ETF explains.

News
22 Jun 2020

Where can you find us during the 2020 European Shipping Week?

In addition to an event on seafarers’ employment organised by ETF affiliates, we will be involved in a number of other events together with the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA). We will be presenting results from joint projects and upcoming activities, as well as offer a better insight into the perspective of seafarers in terms of skills needs, digitalization, and equal opportunities.

Event
10 Feb 2020

ETF and UITP renew commitment to combat violence and insecurity on Urban Public Transport

UITP and ETF renewed their Joint Recommendations on “Combating Violence and Insecurity on Urban Public Transport” and commit to their dissemination, awareness-raising through workshops and conferences, and monitoring their implementation at the level of national social partners across Europe. Feeling safe at your place of work or during your commute is a right, not a privilege!

News
29 Jan 2020

ETF Women’s Committee elects Sara Tripodi as new chairwoman

The ETF Women’s Committee elected Sara Tripodi (FILT CGIL, Italy) as their new chairwoman. New women representatives in the ETF Executive Committee, a women’s representative in the ETF Management Committee and a new Committee member were also elected. Congratulations to all!

News
28 Nov 2019

Time’s Up for Violence Against Women!

To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, ETF’s Acting General Secretary, Livia Spera, has joined other women trade union leaders in signing a letter to the European Commission President-designate Ursula von der Leyen, and Equality Commissioner-designate, Helena Dalli, on their proposals to increase EU action against violence against women.

News
25 Nov 2019

World Toilet Day 2019: Toilet rights are a human right!

The lack of accessible sanitation facilities and sufficient break times is an issue that heavily affects transport workers in all sectors. That’s why today of all days especially, the ETF calls for safe, decent and sufficient toilets and other sanitation facilities for all transport workers in Europe.

News
19 Nov 2019
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