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Youth labour movements call for quality education for all

12 August is marked by the United Nation’s International Youth Day. In 2019, the main theme is ‘Transforming Education’.
Inclusive and equitable societies start with ensuring a good start for everyone – this is why global labour youth movements are calling on this day to ensure that all young people have access to quality education and training!

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Ursula von der Leyen: now the real work begins

The European Commission has its new President, and for the first time ever a woman will lead. Now she must show that she understands the hopes and concerns of working people across Europe. It is time for a progressive EU programme with Fair Transport at its heart!

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Will the new European Parliament President deliver for transport workers?

This week the EU has chosen new leaders for its key institutions, but most of the candidates are not exactly progressive. One exception is David Sassoli, the Italian chosen to lead the European Parliament for the next 30 months. We sent him an open letter to remind him of his previous commitments to workers’ rights, and make clear how urgently working people in Europe need a new approach.

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It’s all on track for women in rail!

Social partners ETF and CER have given a green light for the start of negotiations on an autonomous agreement about women in rail. Meeting at the Rail Social Dialogue Steering Committee, the two organisations also discussed working conditions for mobile workers engaged in cross-border rail services.

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