24/25/26 May 2017 - Barcelona

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The 5th ordinary congress of the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) has closed in Barcelona. Hundreds of participants from trade unions across Europe have been part of the event which sets out the priorities and areas of focus for the organisation. A session entitled ‘Moving Europe Forward’ was one of the major agenda items addressing […]

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Automation and digitalisation, globalisation, climate change and demographic change were all up for discussion at the second #ETF2017 roundtable event, this time themed around sustainable transport. ETF Vice President Alexander Kirchner was joined at the table by representatives from the European Federation Transport and Environment (T&E), the Federation of European Private Port Operators FEPORT, European Trade Union Institute […]

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A campaign that’s been one of the key priorities for the ITF and involved a number of ETF unions has been showcased at #ETF2017 congress. Last year the ITF and UNI Global Union agreed a protocol with DP-DHL after an intensive campaign. Progress in the countries after the Protocol, organising campaigns, collective bargaining activities and […]

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European transport unions met at an #ETF2017 congress fringe event to hear the latest on the Trade in Services Agreement or TiSA as it’s more commonly known. It’s a deal that has been negotiated by 22 countries plus the EU-28 member states. The ETF and ITF see it as being secretive, anti-democratic and it would […]

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The ITF campaign to fight back against the anti-worker activities of global logistics company XPO has been the topic of an #ETF2017 fringe event. Global efforts to support workers across America who are calling for safe workplaces, affordable health care, decent wages and the right to organise were highlighted during the event. Jeff Farmer from […]

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