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Italian unions CGIL, CISL & UIL @ Rome terminal

Rome, Roma Tiburtina bus terminal, 26 April / National Secretariats of the 3 Italian ETF affiliates FILT CGIL, FIT CISL and UILTRASPORTI will leaflet passengers and drivers in bus terminal Roma Tiburtina to draw attention to safety issues relating to rendering EU...

Austrian affiliate Vida & AK visit 4 bus terminals

Vienna, 26 April / Austrian ETF affiliate Vida together with representatives of the Austrian Chamber of Labour AK will leaflet passengers and drivers in 4 bus and coach terminals to draw attention to safety issues relating to rendering EU driving and rest time rules...

Belgian affiliate ACV visits bus terminals in BXL

Brussels Region, 25 April / Belgian ETF affiliate ACV TRANSCOM will leaflet passengers and drivers in bus and coach terminals to draw attention to safety issues relating to rendering EU driving and rest time rules more flexible for the sector.

Swedish KOMMUNAL visits bus terminals in 4 cities

Sweden, 24 April / ETF Swedish affiliate Kommunal to leaflet passengers and drivers in bus terminal of four cities, including Stockholm, to draw attention to safety issues relating to rendering EU driving and rest time rules more flexible for the sector.

Meeting with MEPs on bus & coach safety

Brussels, European Parliament, 24 April / hosted by MEP Georges Bach, rapporteur on the revision of driving and rest time rules in the EMPL Committee of the European Parliament, key MEPs for this dossier are invited for an exchange of views on road, passenger and...

Launch of report/ working conditions in bus sector

Brussels, 23 April / “Driven to distraction? International Bus and Coach Drivers in the EU” - ETF publishes a report on working conditions of bus & coach drivers in the EU, all liked to the fast-developing business models whose sustainability is highly...

ETF Belgian affiliate BTB visits bus & coach terminals

Brussels, Antwerp, Charleroi, 23 – 27 April / Belgian ETF affiliate BTB-UBT will leaflet passengers and drivers in bus and coach terminals throughout the ETF action week to draw attention to safety issues relating to rendering EU driving and rest time rules more...

ETF week of action on driver/passenger/road safety

Europe, 23 - 27 April 2018 / the ETF and its affiliated trade unions launch a week of actions to inform passengers and road users of the safety-related risks associated with the revision of the EU driving and rest time rules.

ETF European demonstration on the Mobility Package

Strasbourg, 29 May 2018 / European demonstration bringing together, in front of the European Parliament, hundreds of professional drivers and their union reps. The action will be followed by a series of meetings with Members of the European Parliament. The aim: to...

ETF sleep-out event

Belgium, 15 May 2018 (date TBC) / Who said sleeping in a truck is like sleeping in a 5 star hotel? For all those and many others, the ETF organises a one-night sleep out in trucks, in a parking area located in Belgium. Press and politicians are welcome to share an...

1st ETF annual Road Transport Section meeting

Brussels, 27 - 28 March 2018 / over 70 reps of road passenger and freight unions meet in Brussels to discuss union policies for road transport and decide on future ETF actions and stance vis-à-vis the Mobility Package.

STL meets MEPs from TRAN&EMPL Committees

Brussels, 21 - 22 March 2018 / the ETF and its affiliated member Sidicatul Lucratorilor din Transport (Trade Union of Transport Workers) brings evidence to Brussels on working and living conditions of Romanian truck drivers, on letter-box companies established in...

FES/ver.di/DGB road transport conference

Berlin, 8 - 9 March 2018 / the ETF and many of its affiliates from across Europe including Poland and Romania take part in a conference to discuss the (un)fair treatment of professional drivers in Europe. The conference is organised by Fiederich Ebert Foundation, DGB...

ETF meets the European Passengers’ Federation

Gent, Belgium, 08 March 2018 / the ETF meets the European Passengers’ Federation to discuss the revision of the EU driving and rest time rules and its potential implications on driver and passenger safety.

AKT Finland & ETF meet Finish Transport Ministry

Helsinki, 7 March 2018 / the ETF, LO Finland and its Finish affiliate AKT meet representatives of the Ministry of Transport and Communications representatives, the Regional State Administrative Agencies and the Employers Federation in road transport sector. Topic No....

Ver.di & Mobility Fair parking area visit

Heilbronn, Germany, 03 March 2018 / the ETF accompanies ver.di in a series of parking area visits with the aim to inform professional drivers on the Brussels’ plans to ease the regime of driving and rest time in freight transport. What is in for road transport...

ACV and BTB-UBT info campaign on driving&rest time

Belgium, 01 March 2018 / ETF Belgian affiliates ACV TRANSCOM and BTB-UBT inform the national media & professional drivers about potential changes in EU driving and rest time rules panned by ‘Brussels’ and how these changes will impact on their health and safety and on...

ATU Romania meets Romanian MEPs of the S&D group

Brussels, 01 March 2018 / ETF and its Romanian affiliate ATU meets the Romanian MEPs from the S&D group to discuss the precarious situation of Romanian professional drivers working in international freight and passenger transport.

UNITE the UNION meets UK MEPs from all groups

Brussels, 28 February 2018 / the ETF UNITE the UNION meets with UK MEPs from across European Parliament political groups to present the trade union position on the revision of the EU rules on cabotage, driving and rest time and posting of workers.

ETF Italian affiliates meet Ministry of Transport

Rome, 26 February 2018 / the ETF and its 3 Italian affiliates FIT CISL, FILT CGIL & UILTRANSPORTI organise joint actions in front of the Italian Ministry of Transport to raise awareness on the social dumping practices in road transport. The action is followed by a...

ETF delegation meets French Minister of Transport

Brussels, 22 February 2018/ the ETF meets with French Minister of Transport Ms. Elisabeth Borne to discuss the social and market pillars of the Mobility Package. The application of posting of workers rules in road transport is high on the meeting agenda.

ETF – ver.di leafleting passengers & bus drivers

Berlin, 21 February 2018 / the ETF and its German affiliate ver.di inform passengers and bus & coach drivers about the revision of the EU driving and rest time rules and the implications on road and passenger safety. The action takes place in Berlin main bus...

ETF meeting with the Swedish Minister of Transport

Brussels, 19 February 2018 / the ETF meets the Swedish Minister of Transport, Mr. Tomas Eneroth, part of a broader exchange of views on the Mobility Package with social partners to include the ETUC.

Drivers’ information campaign in Romania

Romania, February - May 2018 / the ETF affiliated trade union Sidicatul Lucratorilor din Transport (Trade Union of Transport Workers) starts a long-term campaign to inform truck drivers on the revision of driving and rest time rules.

ETF & Vida parking area visit, Vienna, Austria

Austria, 17 November: ETF Secretariat and the Austrian trade union Vida organise visits in 3 parking areas near Vienna to inform truck drives on the European Commission proposals on driving and rest time and posting of workers.

BTB-ABVV Parking area visits in all Belgian provinces

Belgium, 20 - 24 November: BTB-ABVV parking area visits to inform truck drivers on the Mobility Package proposals on driving & rest time and posting of workers. Parking Brucargo - Zaventem, Parking Tessenderlo, Parking Barchon, Parking Grâce-Hollogne, Parking Kalken,...

French & Belgian trade union border actions

France - Belgium, 21 November: five ETF affiliates from Fance - FGTE-CFDT, CGT, FO, CFTC, CFE CGC - and the ETF Belgian affiliates ACV TRANSCOM and BTB-ABVV organise massive border actions to inform truck, bus and coach drivers on the European Commission plans for the...

SLT Romania – parking area visits & truck drivers info action

Romania, 20 - 24 November: Sindicatul Liber al Lucratorilor din Transport visits five parking areas in Romania and distributes leaflets with information on the European Commission proposal on driver return to home country, posting of workers and driving and rest...

ETF delegation meets MEP Wim van de Camp

ETF, Brussels, 22 November: ETF delegation (ACV TRANSCOM, BTB-ABVV, CGT, FNV, UNITE the UNION, Vida) presents the trade union position on driving and rest time to the European Parliament rapporteur Wim van de Camp.

ETF wraps up the Action Week

ETF, Brussels, 24 November: ETF wraps up of the Action Week. Media action around ETF concrete proposals on the revision of cabotage, driving and rest time, letter-box companies and posting of workers rules.

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