Issue: Women in Transport

Milestone ILO Convention 190 comes into force

ILO Violence and Harassment Convention 190 – the first international treaty to address violence and harassment – comes into force. ETF continues to call on countries to ratify, but unions are already taking action and can use ETF’s Workplace Guidance to put the topic on the agenda.

News
25 Jun 2021

Women in Rail – EU-level negotiations between social partners resume

Today, the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF), representing employees, and the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), representing railway sector employers, resumed negotiations at EU-level for a binding agreement aimed at promoting women’s employment in the sector.

Press Release
18 May 2021

IWD 2021: Employers and governments must do more to protect women at work!

“In the transport sector, violence and harassment are still often seen as part of the job. And that is unacceptable”. On International Women’s Day, the ETF joins the international trade union movement to call on governments to ratify the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention no. 190, which will come into force in June this year.  

Statement
8 Mar 2021

ETF’s reply to International Transport Forum Consultation stresses urgent need to make transport fit for women to work in

In view of their 2021 Summit, the International Transport Forum (ITF) launched their Annual Gender in Transport Consultation to bring together all perspectives needed to advance gender equality in the transport sector. As an ITF stakeholder, ETF sent in a written contribution focussing how to make the transport sector attractive for women to work in and on the impacts of COVID-19 on women transport workers.

News
4 Mar 2021

ETF voices concerns over missing Pay Transparency Directive

The ETF wrote to European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen today to share growing concerns over her unfulfilled promise to introduce ‘binding pay transparency measures’ within 100 days of entering office. Further delay could have far-reaching consequences on women transport workers and women workers alike.

News
12 Jan 2021
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