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Italy’s public transport workers on strike after employers’ organisations refuse to negotiate renewal of collective agreement

Public transport workers in Italy are on strike today to demand negotiations on a national sectoral collective agreement for public transport workers. The action of ETF affiliates FILT-CGIL, FIT-CISL, UILTRASPORTI is a result of the employers’ organisations’ refusal to negotiate the renewal of the agreement that expired on 31 December 2017.

Union Action
8 Feb 2021

Solidarity with the striking workers at Heathrow

Heathrow workers have announced four days of strike action in December, the first one being today. ETF stands with Unite the Union and the striking workers and condemns Heathrow Airport Limited’s attempts at making the workers pay the price for corporate irresponsibility.

Statement
1 Dec 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

ETF response to the French decree on changing the working time of coach drivers

On 17 December a decree has been signed by the French prime minister Édouard Philippe, temporarily changing the rules on the maximum allowed driving time of coach drivers. This move by the government comes amid the transport workers’ strike in France. The ETF believes that the temporary decree is aimed at undermining the workers’ actions. Additionally, the decree puts the safety of passengers in danger, since longer driving times increase the risk of accidents.

Statement
19 Dec 2019

ETF stands in solidarity with Belgian railway workers

On behalf of the European Transport Workers’ Federation, representing more than 5 million transport workers, we want to express our solidarity with the railway employees of Belgium and their legitimate and justified strike.

News
19 Dec 2019
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