Adoption of EP report on EWCs: Good news for millions of workers in transnational companies

The European Trade Union Federations (ETUFs), EFBWW, EFFAT, EPSU, ETF, industriAll and Uni Europa, representing millions of workers and supporting over 20,000 European Works Council members every day, jointly welcome the adoption by the European Parliament of the own-initiative legislative report on the revision of the European Works Council Directive. It is time for the European Commission to act!

2 Feb 2023

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.  

5 May 2022

New digital tools for enforcing mobile workers’ rights

Ahead of the Social Summit, the ETF jointly with ETUC, EFFAT, ETF, EPSU, UNIEuropa and industriAll calls on the European Commission to not only confirm the launch of the European Social Security Pass (ESSP), but to move it forward from 2023 to 2022.

6 May 2021

Mobility Package: Next Steps

From July 2020 a new set of EU rules covering market and social aspects governs road transport in the EU, both for passenger and freight. Now the Package needs to be supported by a series of concrete legally-binding implementation measures and guidance on how rules have to be applied and enforced. The ETF is on it!

20 Jan 2021