Germany

TUI fly Germany proceeds with plans to dismiss workers after receiving state aid

TUI fly Germany is implementing its restructuring plans that will leave many workers in Germany jobless, despite receiving state aid. The ETF is joining Ver.di in their call for social conditionality in state aid – companies should not be allowed to use crises to restructure, dismiss workers and worsen their working conditions.

Statement
9 Nov 2020

Solidarity with public transport workers striking in Germany

Public transport workers all over Germany have gone on strike to fight for fair working conditions. ETF stands in solidarity! ver.di has been calling for a national framework collective bargaining agreement since March, but VKA has spoken out against negotiations despite ver.di’s justified demands.

News
29 Sep 2020

COVID-19: Seafarers’ unions secure workers’ repatriation

Border closures and travel restrictions put in place in response to COVID-19 have created miserable conditions onboard ships. Three of the ETF affiliate unions report on their actions in securing the easier movement of seafarers.

Union Action
27 Apr 2020

Solidarity with our German affiliates and all transport workers!

We were shocked and saddened to learn of the terrible train accident of April 3, 2020, near the German town of Auggen in which a German locomotive driver lost his life and several other transport workers were injured. We express our solidarity with our German affiliates and all transport workers in this difficult moment.

News
3 Apr 2020
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