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This webpage should help you to find relevant European social legislation related to inland waterways, as well as policy documents of the different European institutions and bodies. Finally, ETF positions on these issues are included.
The ETF “inland waterways” section brings together trade union officers and representatives of national transport trade unions, affiliated to ETF defending the interests of workers in the sector (freight transport, passenger transport in particular hotel- and cruiseships).
The section defines the ETF positions regarding EU transport policy, including relevant legislation, exerts pressure on the EU institutions and is actor in the European Sectoral Social Dialogue. It has an observer status in the CCR-ZKR (Central Rhine Commission) and has applied for a similar status in the Danube Commission.
The section has elected the following persons:
- Please find here more information about the basic principles applicable in most cases with regard to taxation issues when you work and live in various different countries over a short period of time.
- You can download the app called “Marine Traffic” on your mobile device for Android, Windows or for iOS. It is a useful search engine when you for example want to locate ships and need to know in which harbour they will moor.
07 Jul 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...
15 Oct 2013
Young workers elect ETF Youth Committee
Today, 15 October 2013, young worker representatives coming from 25 European countries and 37 ETF affiliates have elected the first ETF Youth Committee in the Transunion Youth Conference organised in Zagreb, Croatia. Thereby the ETF concludes the...