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ETF Congress 2013

European Transport Workers' Federation

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Fringe meeting on organising truck drivers at the ITF Congress in Sofia 7 August 2014
ETF Road Section holds fringe meeting on organising truck drivers at the ITF Congress in Sofia
If you are a participant in the ITF Congress, Join us on 12 August at the Villa Park Restaurant in Sofia for our fringe meeting to know more about the working and living conditions of truckers, to get familiar with our first-hand organising experience. You’ll meet the 6 ETF and ITF affiliated unions who are committed to put an end to the appalling working and living conditions of Bulgarian and Romanian truck drivers in Europe. more >>

 

7 August 2014
ETF workshop on Low Fares Airlines at the ITF Congress (13 August 2014)
Low fares airlines have brought cheaper travel for the travelling public … BUT what is the price for the workers? Precariousness, imposed flexibility, social dumping, flags of convenience and union busting! Legacy airlines have to re-define their business model and worsen the terms and conditions of their workers to be able to compete. This is not the way forward for a sustainable aviation. Professor Peter Turnbull (University of Cardiff) will present findings of a study on the development of the labour market in the airline industry due to the development of low fares airlines. This research is part of project run by the ETF (co-funded by the EU). more >>

 

Strikers rally in London's Trafalgar Square 11 July 2014
Unions fight back over public sector pay
The UK saw its biggest strike this century yesterday, Thursday 10 July, as public sector workers joined together to demand better conditions. more >>

 

European Commission proposes working time rules for Inland Waterways 7 July 2014
European Commission proposes working time rules for Inland Waterways
Today, 7 July 2014, the European Commission has presented its proposal regarding specific working time rules for the Inland Waterways sector. With this proposal, the European Commission aims to implement the Social Partners’ agreement on working time, signed on 15th February 2012. more >>

 

Thai fishing vessel 27 June 2014
Thailand and Qatar downgraded for workers’ rights abuses
The ITF applauded the action taken over modern-day slavery in Thailand and Qatar as the US downgraded both countries on its human trafficking watchlist. The US State Department has relegated... more >>

 

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16 August 2014
ITF 43rd congress officially closes in Sofia, Bulgaria
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) 43rd congress in Sofia, Bulgaria has been hailed as the best ever at its closing ceremony today. more >>

 

16 August 2014
FTTUB leader to be ITF Vice-President
Ekaterina Yordanova, President of Bulgaria’s transport union FTTUB, will become Vice-President of the prominent International Transport Workers’ Federation, the ITF’s Congress agreed as it closed today in Sofia. more >>

 
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Galerie AGORA, Rue du Marché aux Herbes 105, Boîte 11 B - 1000 Bruxelles  |  +32 2 285 46 60   |  etf@etf-europe.org