social security

Workers protest in Rome over the surprise bankruptcy announcement in Norwegian Air

Low-cost airline Norwegian Air has recently started a bankruptcy process for its Irish branch, directly affecting its workers in Italy. The ETF stands with Italian transport union federations and joins their call to Norwegian and Italian authorities to support them in making Norwegian Air take responsibility towards their employees.

Union Action
18 Feb 2021

#EU4FairWork – End bogus self-employment!

The ETF takes part in the European Commission’s Week of Action to tackle undeclared work by shedding light on the growing issue in various transport sectors – bogus self-employment.

Statement
21 Sep 2020

Maritime social partners meet with Commissioner Vălean

Today, European maritime social partners ETF and ECSA met with European transport commissioner, Adina-Ioana Vălean. They discussed the most urgent issues in the industry as well as more long-term measures that can improve the lives of seafarers.

News
16 Jul 2020

IWT social partners respond to EC’s fitness check on market access legislation

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.

News
2 Jun 2020

Thank you for keeping Europe moving!

The crisis caused by COVID-19 is taking a huge toll on the transport workers of Europe. ETF General Secretary Livia Spera highlighted the obstacles transport workers are faced with, in a video message.

Statement
12 Mar 2020
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