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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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Social dialogue is needed more than ever to build the single European sky!

ETF comments following the first round table discussions on the future of the Single European Sky on 28 May 2019 and the report of the Wise Persons Group (WPG):
Disappointment that not not involved at all in the works of the WPG despite the fact that we represent 30.000 employees (in all categories of ATM staff: ATCOs, ATSEPS, AIS, administrative staff);
All ATM social partners from the employee side are quite critical towards the report;
The approach followed by the WPG totally ignores the importance of the social dialogue in the EU polices and mechanisms to be implemented

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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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