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The UK National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) is running a national maritime campaign called SOS2020, providing a significant contribution to the ETF Fair Transport and Fair Shipping Campaigns. The SOS2020 campaign is fighting against social dumping in UK shipping. Many UK seafarers, especially ratings, are facing more and more unfair competition which […]

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Trade unionists in France are organising actions in support of the ETF’s Fair Shipping Campaign. This campaign, as part of Fair Transport Europe, strives for the creation of a European maritime space without social dumping and decent terms and conditions for all crew. At the moment, working conditions for crew are determined by the country […]

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Cette lutte, c’est une lutte légitime! This struggle is a just struggle! With those words, ETF Rail President, Giorgio Tuti brought the solidarity of European trade unions to French railway workers protesting on 22 March – just days before the launch of rolling strike action against President Macron’s liberalising reforms and unjust changes in working conditions. […]

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A meeting in Bad Goisern, Austria, saw unions from four countries discuss how to incorporate the Fair Transport Campaign into their work on railways. Meeting on 26-28 February 2018, the Steering Committee for Cross-Border Cooperation drew workers representatives from the unions OSZ (Czech Republic), SSSLO (Slovenia), EVG (Germany) and ÖGB (Austria). Due to the increasing […]

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