automation

No automation without negotiation!

The ETF Dockers’ automation roadshow went on tour again. This time, upon the invitation from our Turkish affiliate Liman-İş, we spent two days (7-8 November) in Mersin, a city with a major port – Mersin International Port. The speakers from BTB (Belgium), FNV (the Netherlands) and ver.di (Germany) shared their varied experiences in addressing the different levels of automation and digitalisation in their respective ports.

Event
12 Nov 2019

Modern challenges for the port sector revealed by EU Social Partners’ joint study

This study is the first-ever attempt to look at how the technological and business choices made by shipping companies impact the main service providers that ships depend on: terminals and their employees. It is now high-time for shipping lines to open discussions with the other actors of the maritime transport chain.

Press Release
27 Jun 2019

ERTMS – a new technology for the railway sector. Anticipating its IMpact on Employment and Social Conditions. AIMESC Final Report (2011)

The final report of AIMESC project (ERTMS – a new technology for the railway sector. Anticipating its IMpact on Employment and Social Conditions) contains all the findings concerning the impact of ERTMS on employment and working conditions as well as guidelines addressed to trade union organisations for their training activities in order to give information about ERTMS and its impact, and a list of possible follow-up actions that trade unions can carry out in the future – also within the social dialogue.

Published in 2011 with the support of the EU, the final report is available in English, German, and Italian. The project run between 2009 and 2011,

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