European Commission

Landing obligation has led to increased workload for fishers

The EU Social Partners in Sea Fisheries ETF and Europêche adopted a joint resolution on the socio-economic impact of the EU landing obligation on the fishing industry. They agreed to call on the European Commission to revise the EU landing obligation so that it is consistent with other legal instruments adopted by the EU, in particular, Directive 2017/159 and the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU.

News
6 Nov 2019

The European Labour Authority will be launched tomorrow and the ETF is fully on board

Tomorrow, October 16, 2019, the European Labour Authority will start its activities by holding its first Management Board meeting in Brussels, in the presence of Jean-Claude Juncker, European Commission President; Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice President-Designate of the European Commission, and Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility. The European Transport Workers’ Federation will represent the European trade union federations on the ELA Management Board.

Statement
15 Oct 2019

Ursula von der Leyen: now the real work begins

The European Commission has its new President, and for the first time ever a woman will lead. Now she must show that she understands the hopes and concerns of working people across Europe. It is time for a progressive EU programme with Fair Transport at its heart!

News
18 Jul 2019
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