Fair Transport for Europe!

European transport workers are standing up to demand quality jobs for transport workers, and a safe, reliable service. Coordinated actions by unions across Europe will show the strength of our movement against exploitation and unfair competition. That’s the Fair Transport Europe campaign.

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Fair Transport Europe is a campaign of the European Transport Workers’ Federation, which represents over 5 million transport workers across the continent.

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In an appeal between trade union FNV and IKEA subcontractor Brinkman Trans Holland, a Dutch court has decided that national labour rules must also apply to foreign drivers that are running freight operations from the Netherlands. “This is a very important decision for international road transport”, says FNV spokesperson Edwin Ateman. “IKEA has Brinkman doing […]

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Seafaring unions from Ireland and the UK have launched a new offensive to halt the decline of employment opportunities for their national residents. Over the last 30 years, the number of UK ratings in the merchant navy has fallen by two thirds. The reason for this drastic fall is the persistent problem of social dumping […]

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Justice for DHL workers in Turkey

July 24, 2018 - 09:04

The campaign for Fair Transport has scored a new victory. After months of dispute, DHL Express Turkey is finally willing to enter into negotiations with the workers’ representatives of the TÜMTIS union. In September 2017, DP-DHL made a global promise to recognise unions everywhere. But despite the fact that Turkish courts recognised TÜMTIS as the […]

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Belgian transport workers’ union BTB-UBT displayed its creative approach to campaigning with a simultaneous action in Brussels and Strasbourg. The actions coincided with the important vote in the European Parliament on the EU Mobility Package. The outcome of the vote was proof positive that months of concerted union effort can bring results at the heart […]

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Fair Transport Europe
River cruises are big business, but workers on board are habitually subjected to low wages, excessive working hours, unpaid overtime, and appalling working/living conditions. When they restrict the workers freedom to move, employers invite suspicion of human trafficking.

A European framework agreement is the only way forward. A level playing field and minimum social standards are key to make river cruises a fair experience for everyone on board.

READ: https://bit.ly/2xK35ej

#StopExploitation  #FairTransport

River cruises are big business, but workers on board are habitually subjected to low wages, excessive working hours, unpaid overtime, and appalling working/living conditions. When they restrict the workers' freedom to move, employers invite suspicion of human trafficking.

A European framework agreement is the only way forward. A level playing field and minimum social standards are key to make river cruises a fair experience for everyone on board.

READ: bit.ly/2xK35ej

#StopExploitation #FairTransport
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The days of violence against #WomeninTransport are numbered! The ETF Women’s Committee launches an ambitious campaign to end gender-based violence.

Read more: https://bit.ly/2NZkFoW

#FairTransport #StopViolenceAgainstWomen

The days of violence against #WomeninTransport are numbered! The ETF Women’s Committee launches an ambitious campaign to end gender-based violence.

Read more: bit.ly/2NZkFoW

#FairTransport #StopViolenceAgainstWomen
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In an appeal between FNV and IKEA subcontractor Brinkman Trans Holland, a Dutch court decided that national labour rules must also apply to foreign drivers that are running freight operations from the Netherlands. 

Time has come for Ikea to act. Drivers anywhere in their supply chain deserve fair wages and working conditions!

Read more: https://bit.ly/2NcDB48

FNV Transport & Logistiek

#FairTransport

In an appeal between FNV and IKEA subcontractor Brinkman Trans Holland, a Dutch court decided that national labour rules must also apply to foreign drivers that are running freight operations from the Netherlands.

Time has come for Ikea to act. Drivers anywhere in their supply chain deserve fair wages and working conditions!

Read more: bit.ly/2NcDB48

FNV Transport & Logistiek

#FairTransport
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