European IWT social partners – ETF, European Barge Union, and European Skippers’ Organisation – addressed a letter to European Commissioner for Transport A. Vàlean and European Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs N. Schmit to present their positions on the coordination of social security in European Inland Waterways.
ETF and ECA call on the European Commission to reconsider one of the conditions attached to the approval of state aid for Lufthansa Group, as it would benefit some of the most notorious airlines that continue to lower working standards around Europe.
ETF addressed a letter to European Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean, calling for no further derogations from the driving and rest hours regulation and the reintroduction of the ban on weekly rest in the vehicle.
In view of the European Commission’s decision on its Work Programme tomorrow, the ETF wrote to EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen urging her not to put the EU pay transparency directive on ice!
Ahead of today’s video conference of ministers of tourism, stakeholder group Tourism Manifesto issued a joint statement. In it, they respond to the European Commission’s recent guidelines on the future of European tourism, highlighting the key measures that need to be taken.