ETF joins the Global Action Week for Climate and calls for climate justice for transport workers!
Dutch workers are fighting for the right to enjoy their pension in good time, and without financial worries. As transport workers stand united, there will be no bus, train, tram or metro driving that day in the Netherlands.
Susanne Gällhagen of the Swedish union Kommunal is the new President. She is the first woman to chair the Urban Public Transport Committee.
Workers from every corner of Europe and every transport sector brought our campaign to a dizzying end. Thousands marched on the European Commission demanding decent work and the end of social dumping.
It’s the final day of actions around Europe, and many affiliates start their journey to Brussels. Meanwhile, our rally in Strasbourg attracts the support of MEPs.
Our Fair Transport action week is for workers and policymakers all over Europe. But of course the European Parliament is a very special audience for us. That is why hundreds of transport workers from different countries were in Strasbourg today for a demonstration with trade unions and MEPs.
The third day of our action week saw workers demanding fair transport on boats, underground, at ports and at airports…
Day 2 of our international action week sees another impressive mix of actions, debate and personal stories – as ever more workers start the trip to Brussels for our demonstration on 27 March.
The first day of our Fair Transport action week is behind us and ETF affiliates have already taken part all over Europe. We are astonished at the support that we got in only 36 hours.
In just one month, thousands of workers will be converge on Brussels for a huge demo to mark the high point of our Fair Transport Europe campaign against social dumping. We will march through the city and raise our voice to demand that politicians and employers put an end to exploitation and unfair competition!
Workshop in Warsaw gathers participants from four countries and the European Commission for discussions about the future of public transport in the region and the role of collective bargaining.
Romanian metro workers have won a victory at the Bucharest subway operator Metrorex. After a long dispute, which involved the threat of a general strike and the resignation of the Romanian Minister of Transport, the company management and our affiliate USLM (ATU Romania) agreed on a 20% wage increase for the 2018-2019 period.
They learned about the struggles of European transport workers, the ETF, and the main activities within the railway section.
Today’s ruling is a real victory for professional drivers across Europe – whether they work for Uber or more traditional companies.
Automation and digitalisation, globalisation, climate change and demographic change were all up for discussion at the second #ETF2017 roundtable event, this time themed around sustainable transport.