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Worker's Story April 7, 2020

COVID-19: German docker on working during a pandemic

Kay Jäger, a docker in the Port of Hamburg, spoke to us about his experience of working during the COVID-19 pandemic. He describes the new measures and procedures that were implemented to protect these vital workers.

News April 3, 2020

Solidarity with our German affiliates and all transport workers!

We were shocked and saddened to learn of the terrible train accident of April 3, 2020, near the German town of Auggen in which a German locomotive driver lost his life and several other transport workers were injured. We express our solidarity with our German affiliates and all transport workers in this difficult moment.

Statement April 2, 2020

COVID-19: ETF calls for an aviation rescue plan and EU fund to help protect a strategic industry

European aviation has been amongst the first industries to be impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and will be one of the hardest hit. Support to the workforce and the industry will ensure a lifeline for the sector that will guarantee its recovery after the pandemic. ETF calls for conditional financial aid to aviation-sector companies and immediate support to all workers in civil aviation, with special attention given to the most vulnerable among them.

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