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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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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Belgian authorities are moving to close lorry parks on the country’s motorways, citing “security concerns”. But what does this mean for drivers who need to take their rest? Belgium is a major route for trans-European road transit, and closing these vital rest spaces can ruin a driver’s schedule. What’s more, if truck drivers can’t take their […]

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Fair Transport Europe

Today, the members of National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) are taking strike action to #keeptheguardonthetrain. It is astounding that both Northern and South Western Railway refuse to engage in serious talks over such a vital issue as rail safety. With our #FairTransport community, we support all lawful action to ensure quality jobs for transport workers and a safe, reliable service for customers. ... See MoreSee Less

Last Wednesday, a seafarer died after a container struck him at Southbank Quay (Ireland). How could this possibly happen? The new clause on dockers’ work in the IBF agreement clearly states that lashing should not be undertaken by seafarers. 
 
Not only are ship owners destroying dockers jobs, they are also putting seafarers’ life in danger. This is a sad proof that #LashingIsDockersWork.
 
READ: https://bit.ly/2OHB0el

Last Wednesday, a seafarer died after a container struck him at Southbank Quay (Ireland). How could this possibly happen? The new clause on dockers’ work in the IBF agreement clearly states that lashing should not be undertaken by seafarers.

Not only are ship owners destroying dockers jobs, they are also putting seafarers’ life in danger. This is a sad proof that #LashingIsDockersWork.

READ: bit.ly/2OHB0el
... See MoreSee Less

✊📢YOUR TRANSPORT, YOUR VOICE📢✊

Workers like Anna are speaking up for #FairTransport. And you? Share your story!

- Is there social dumping in your workplace❓
- What are unions doing about it❓
- Why must workers in Europe stand together❓

✊📢YOUR TRANSPORT, YOUR VOICE📢✊

Workers like Anna are speaking up for #FairTransport. And you? Share your story!

- Is there social dumping in your workplace❓
- What are unions doing about it❓
- Why must workers in Europe stand together❓
... See MoreSee Less

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