Digitalisation and automation are affecting a multitude of transport jobs in all sectors. However, jobs carried out by women are particularly at risk due to digitalisation and automation which threaten to deepen existing gender inequalities in the workplace even further.
12 August is marked by the United Nation’s International Youth Day. In 2019, the main theme is ‘Transforming Education’.
Inclusive and equitable societies start with ensuring a good start for everyone – this is why global labour youth movements are calling on this day to ensure that all young people have access to quality education and training!
This year our young dockers from 8 European countries were invited by the ETF and Solidarność to Gdynia in Poland. The main activity was a training workshop and role playing exercise about how to succeed in collective bargaining negotiations. The participants also discussed the recent EU elections, ways to build powerful youth movements, and the role of unions in Poland’s rebellion against dictatorship.
European maritime sector receives EU funding for a ‘SkillSea’ project for sectoral co-operation on skills and training.
ETF Gender training package: a support tool for trade union activists – women and men – to share and develop their knowledge and experience in the field of gender equality.