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.

Latest News

For the second time, the International Transport Federation (ITF) had to help Russian crew anchored south of Skagen, in Denmark. After months of wrangling, 324.370 US dollars in unpaid wages have now been paid to the crew of 19 of the Turkish/Russian ship ‘Natig Aliyev’. This time the money is not paid by the shipping […]

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On 19 September, an ETF delegation had a productive meeting with Spanish Secretary General for Transport María José Rallo. The ETF maritime section supports Spanish affiliates FSC-CCOO and FeSMC-UGT in their call to the Spanish Ministry of transport to increase crew complement on board of vessels involved in maritime Search and Rescue operations. The Spanish […]

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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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6 days ago

Fair Transport Europe

Die zunehmende Verkehrsbelastung mit schweren Unfällen, zu wenige Parkplätze und der Fahrermangel in Deutschland sind wichtige Handlungsfelder der Politik. Der DGB ruft zudem dazu auf, die Bürgerinitiative Fair Transport Europe zu unterstützen. Um dem Nachdruck zu verleihen gibt es das DGB Projekt "Faire Mobilität“. www.faire-mobilitaet.de/ ... See MoreSee Less

Railway staff are responsible for the safety, security and wellbeing of passengers. On 4 October, we had a pan-European action day where workers and union activists mobilised to keep skilled staff on our trains.

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

Check out all Fair Transport actions: https://www.fairtransporteurope.eu/actions/

#FairTransport

Railway staff are responsible for the safety, security and wellbeing of passengers. On 4 October, we had a pan-European action day where workers and union activists mobilised to keep skilled staff on our trains.

READ: bit.ly/2PqIHqB

Check out all Fair Transport actions: www.fairtransporteurope.eu/actions/

#FairTransport
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1 week ago

Fair Transport Europe

A remarkable video exposing the toxic business model of transport companies in the automotive industry.

#FairTransport is an ongoing struggle for FNV Vakbond

FNV Vakbond
Uitbuiting bij de Europese wegtransporten van de automotive industrie. Wij deden maandenlang onderzoek en brachten dit in beeld - Exploitation across Europe in road transport supply chain automotive industry.
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Ahh come on wakee upp, it was always like this. Companies were always making profit from cheap labours such as eastern europe countries, west europe always needs cheap labour to make some unwanted jobs done by someone. Europe based on profit.

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