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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As part of maritime union RMT’s campaign for more jobs for domestic ratings on the Irish Sea the union is holding a Day of Action against Irish Ferries on Monday 26 November with a protest as follows: Irish Ferries: from midday, Holyhead Port, Anglesey LL65 1DR. The union has obtained evidence that a Latvian Ordinary […]

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700 employees working for the Norwegian ferry company Color Line can finally breathe again. After strong pressure from union representatives and federations, the Norwegian government has decided that Color Line will not flag out. This means the profitable shipping company cannot replace Norwegian seamen with cheaper foreign labour. Unrest at the ferry company flared up […]

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Social dumping and major grey areas in road transport legislation have led to unhealthy competition and major problems in the Swedish road haulage industry. The Swedish Transport Workers’ Union and Ikea have for some time conducted a constructive dialogue to address problems in Ikea’s supply chains in Sweden and the Nordic region. The background is […]

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Coordinated action between transport unions in Denmark and the Netherlands has revealed the exploitation of Filipino truck drivers on European roads. With union help, the police managed to bring nine drivers to safety. They now have formal status as victims of human trafficking and are under the protection of the Dutch authorities. Last week, Fagbladet […]

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