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News September 10, 2020

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.

Press Release September 9, 2020

Wizz Air: Stop union busting in Ukraine!

ETF and ITF launched an online petition, calling on Ukrainian authorities to investigate the union-busting and wider allegations of labour law violations.

Worker's Story August 28, 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.

News August 27, 2020

Unions to continue lashing battle to achieve compliance with non-seafarers’ work clause

Court of Rotterdam issued a decision today to dismiss the unions’ preliminary request to prohibit the lashing by seafarers immediately in advance of the results of main proceedings. Despite this decision, unions believe that the agreement is clear that this cargo handling work must be undertaken by trained, experienced dockers when they are present.

News August 20, 2020

Mobility Package: Driving and rest time rules apply as of today

Today, provisions relating to the driving and rest time rules of the Mobility Package start to apply. On this important occasion, the ETF has prepared a first trade union practical guide, an overview of the changes brought on by the new provisions.

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