fair working conditions

MSC announces takeover of HHLA terminal group

The future of Hamburg port workers should not be put at risk! ETF calls on the Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) – the world’s largest container line – to commit to preserving jobs, fair working conditions and respecting the collective agreement in case of taking the German terminal group Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA).

14 Sep 2023

The IWT working time agreement celebrates ten years

Ten years after signing the European social partner’s agreement (SPA) on working time for inland waterways together with the European Social Partners – the European Barge Union (EBU) and the European Skippers’ Organisation (ESO) -the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) fully supports the European Commission’s recent urging all EU Member States (MS) to implement the Directive, regardless of the size of the inland water sector in their territory.

15 Feb 2022