Social Partners

It’s all on track for women in rail!

Social partners ETF and CER have given a green light for the start of negotiations on an autonomous agreement about women in rail. Meeting at the Rail Social Dialogue Steering Committee, the two organisations also discussed working conditions for mobile workers engaged in cross-border rail services.

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5 Jul 2019

Rail Mobile Workers – Joint Conclusions (July 2019)

On 4th July 2019, the President of the Rail Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee (SSDC) Giorgio Tuti (ETF) and the Vice-President Matthias Rohrmann (CER) together with Sabine Trier, Deputy General Secretary of ETF and Libor Lochman, Executive Director of CER, signed the joint conclusions of the “Rail Mobile Workers” project.

This project focused on the implementation and application of the ETF-CER agreement on working conditions of mobile workers engaged in interoperable cross-border rail services (Council Directive 2005/47/EC). In order to follow-up on these project findings, CER and ETF have decided to give further attention to the topic of monitoring and enforcement in the next work programme 2020-2021 of the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for Railways.

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Rail Mobile Workers – Final Report (October 2018)

In October 2018, CER and ETF concluded their joint Rail Mobile Workers project. The objective was to assess the implementation and application of CER-ETF 2004 Agreement on certain aspects of working conditions of mobile workers engaged in interoperable cross-border services in the railway sector. The project was financed by the European Commission.

The final report is available in English, French and German.

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