covid19

ETF’s reply to International Transport Forum Consultation stresses urgent need to make transport fit for women to work in

In view of their 2021 Summit, the International Transport Forum (ITF) launched their Annual Gender in Transport Consultation to bring together all perspectives needed to advance gender equality in the transport sector. As an ITF stakeholder, ETF sent in a written contribution focussing how to make the transport sector attractive for women to work in and on the impacts of COVID-19 on women transport workers.

News
4 Mar 2021

FedEx – Time to deliver for your workers!

ETF and ITF, the voices of transport workers worldwide and in Europe have launched a petition to call on FedEx-TNT Europe management to stop job cuts and engage with workers’ representatives.

Press Release
17 Feb 2021

Recovery and Resilience Facility: Transport Keeps Us Going Forward

With the slogan “Transport for EU Recovery”, ETF, together with 31 organisations has issued a Statement on the Recovery and Resilience Facility to jointly call on Member States and the European Commission to ensure that the transport sector receives adequate consideration in the National Recovery and Resilience Plans.

Press Release
10 Feb 2021

Brexit: Respecting drivers’ working conditions

Road Transport between the UK and the Continent is essential but, unless professional drivers are guaranteed a smooth border crossing and a prompt and regular return home, less and less of them will be willing to transport goods and people across the Channel. In view of the new Brexit agreement, the ETF is keeping a close eye on developments and working to ensure the wellbeing of our drivers.

Issues
12 Jan 2021

ETF & Vera Tax call on European Commission to mainstream a gender-responsive approach into EU transport policies

On the heels of yesterday’s report on How to Make Transport Fit for Women to Work in which revealed an alarming gender divide in the transport industry, comes a joint call by ETF and MEP Vera Tax call on Commissioner Vălean and Commissioner Dalli to mainstream a gender-responsive approach into EU transport policies. A debate on Women in Transport in the framework of the first European Gender Equality Week at the European Parliament, will take place today and tackle the underlying issues that lead to an underrepresentation of women in the transport sector.

Statement
29 Oct 2020

‘ETF Talks’ launch on World Day for Decent Work: Trade Unions Build Back Better!

In honour of World Day for Decent Work, the ETF has released its very first episode of ETF Talks: Conversations that Put Social First! This very first segment, Trade Unions Build Back Better!, focuses on the effects of COVID-19, the vital role of trade unions, the road to recovery, and what the future of transport could look like and what it will look like if workers are not an integral part of it all.

News
7 Oct 2020
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