Statement May 12, 2022

Amazon has a European Works Council, despite management

Yesterday, the Amazon management and employee representatives of different European countries agreed on the establishment of a European Works Council. This council, with workers and employer representatives, will be informed and consulted on transnational company issues.

Press Release May 10, 2022

ETF Congress focuses on future of transport work  

The ETF will hold its 6th Ordinary Congress from 24rd to 27th of May in Budapest, Hungary, under the theme “All Aboard: Destination Fair Transport!” More than 500 participants representing over 200 transport trade unions from 38 countries across Europe will discuss how to address the challenges in the transport sector in a way that ensures a fair future for transport workers.

News May 5, 2022

Drivers are people, not goods! – ETF on container hotels

Container hotels are just that: containers built for drivers to sleep in – assimilating professional drivers to the goods they transport. For the ETF, the concept is yet another way for transport companies to circumvent EU law.  

News May 5, 2022

For a socially and environmentally sustainable aviation sector

Finding new ways and solutions to address the climate crisis while making sure we fairly represent the aviation workers’ interests was the main focus of the discussions we had with members of the ETF Aviation Section these last few days in Dublin.

News May 2, 2022

In focus: pilots’ working conditions

An ongoing survey on pilots’ working conditions and safety aims to investigate the effects of new business models and work conditions on pilots’ health, fatigue and flight safety, linking socio-economic aspects, health and safety.

News May 2, 2022

IWD22 – Destination: Fair Transport!

This year, May 1 has extra special meaning for us because it coincides with the countdown to ETF Congress that will take place from May 24 – May 27 in Budapest, under the slogan All aboard! Destination: Fair Transport! 

Press Release April 26, 2022

Collapse of EU Air Traffic Management social dialogue

Successful implementation of the Single European Sky directly depends on the adoption of a social and human dimension roadmap for the SES that can only be achieved with the full commitment of all parties.