Dockers gathered in front of the headquarters of the Gdańsk terminal management office today, voicing concerns over the lack of sanitary breaks in the port during the COVID-19 pandemic and the reluctancy of management to have a meaningful negotiation for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement.
The ETF is saddened to learn about the terrible rail accident on 12 August near Stonehaven. With great sadness, we learned that the crash claimed lives of the driver Brett McCullough, conductor Donald Dinnie, and one of the passengers, Chris Stuchbury.
After 65 years of use of bleed air in aeroplanes, thousands of fume events and hundreds of studies, CEN is about to propose a standard for cabin air quality.
Complimentary to our recent letter to the French government on crew changes, our affiliate, national French trade union CGT sent a letter to Annick Girardin, French Minister of the Sea which drew the attention of Sophie Panonacle who has, in turn, sent additional letters to the Minister of the Sea as well as the French Foreign and Europe Minister.
ETF is shocked and saddened to learn about the terrible rail accident on 7 August 2020 in Portugal which resulted in the death of two maintenance workers and 37 injured. ETF presents its sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the tragic accident.
Cooperation between a Rusian union (SUR), a European (ETF) and a global (ITF) federation, resulted in successful repatriation of three Russian seafarers.
ETF is shocked and saddened to learn about the terrible rail accident on 14 July 2020 near Prague which resulted in the death of one of the train drivers, and 35 injured. ETF presents its sincere condolences to the family, loved ones, friends and colleagues of the train driver.
Port of Gdynia has been recognised as a hostile environment for workers in the recent ITUC report on the state of workers’ rights. We spoke to one of the union activists about what the situation is on the ground.