Sweden: Kommunal in 19 towns to warn about rest time for drivers

26 Apr

There is a real risk that the EU’s proposed Mobility Package will significantly reduce rest time for international divers, including in bus and coach services. Many organisations agree that this is a real risk for road safety. As part of the campaign to get a Mobility Package that works for drivers, unions in four countries […]


Belgium: FGTB-ABVV Action Day against Social Dumping

23 Mar

BTB-UBT, the transport wing of Belgium’s socialist union confederation FGTB-ABVV, made Fair Transport a focus of their annual action day against social dumping. In a series protest and parking visits, the union demanded better conditions for drivers and an end to exploitation and social dumping in the road sector. Speaking to l’Avenir, BTB-UBT deputy federal […]


Belgium: Dutch FNV bring solidarity to BTB-UBT protest against Deliveroo’s dodgy practices

27 Jan

Food delivery service Deliveroo wants to force its riders to become self-employed, and lose the benefits of employed workers. The hyperflexible and precarious nature of gig economy jobs, especially those that are managed through smartphone apps, makes organisation difficult for the workers. But an action in Belgium shows how ETF-affiliated unions are supporting Deliveroo riders […]