Posts Tagged ‘ETF’

ETF and ECSA welcome the adoption of the Regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment

ETF and ECSA welcome the adoption of the Regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment
ETF and ECSA welcome the adoption of the Regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment April 2019 The EU Social Partners in the maritime sector, ECSA and ETF, welcome the adoption by the Members of the European Parliament of the proposal for a Regulation establishing a European...
April 18th, 2019 | Associations, HR, IT and Communications | Read More

ESW 2017 joint industry statement

ESW 2017 joint industry statement
A view from ESW 2017 conference EUROPEAN SHIPPING WEEK 2017 JOINT INDUSTRY STATEMENT CLIA Europe, EBA, ECASBA, ECSA, EMPA, ETA, ETF, EuDA, Interferry, WSC The European shipping industry, represented by the signatories to this statement issued on the occasion of European Shipping Week 2017, welcomes...
March 1st, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Joint statement by ESPO, FEPORT, IDC and ETF regarding the Social Dialogue process

Joint statement by ESPO, FEPORT, IDC and ETF regarding the Social Dialogue process
  14 September 2016, Brussels Joint Statement First evaluation of the work program of the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for ports A good start of dialogue for concrete results In June 2013, ETF, IDC, FEPORT and ESPO[1] have established, with the support of the European Commission, the Sectoral...
September 14th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Trilogue on Ports Regulation: agreement reached on June 27th, 2016

Trilogue on Ports Regulation: agreement reached on June 27th, 2016
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid On Monday the 27th of June, in the framework of the last trilogue meeting under the Dutch Presidency, representatives of the three institutions have reached an agreement on a compromise text of the Ports Regulation. A large merit for this important successful outcome is owed to...
June 30th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

European seafarers and shipowners oppose the sentencing of Captain Mangouras

European seafarers and shipowners oppose the sentencing of Captain Mangouras
The European Social Partners in Maritime Transport – ETF and ECSA – are extremely concerned about the recent Court decision in the Prestige case as it unexpectedly overturned the judgment by the Provincial Court of La Coruña (Galicia) which had yet cleared both the Master, Captain Apostolos Mangouras...
May 3rd, 2016 | Associations, HR, Legal, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Trade unionists launch Fair Transport Europe initiative to urge EC action

Trade unionists launch Fair Transport Europe initiative to urge EC action
A group of trade unionists sponsored by the ETF – the ITF’s European arm – submitted a formal request to the European Commission on 13 July to launch a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) called Fair Transport Europe. Under the Lisbon Treaty, EU citizens can launch an ECI calling on the Commission...
July 23rd, 2015 | ITF | Read More

Thousands of lives will be lost in the Mediterranean unless EU governments take urgent action, say shipowner groups and seafarer unions….

Thousands of lives will be lost in the Mediterranean unless EU governments take urgent action, say shipowner groups and seafarer unions….
Large scale rescue -Picture credits: TORM A/S Joint ECSA, ETF, ICS, ITF communique: :  European and global operators of merchant ships have joined forces with seafarers’ unions to urge EU Member States to take immediate collective action to address the growing humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean...
April 8th, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Immigration, International Chamber of Shipping, ITF, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Thousands of lives will be lost in the Med unless EU…

Thousands of lives will be lost in the Med unless EU…
Large scale rescue -Picture credits: Stolt Tankers B.V. THOUSANDS OF LIVES WILL BE LOST IN THE MEDITERRANEAN UNLESS EU GOVERNMENTS TAKE URGENT ACTION,  SAY SHIPOWNER GROUPS AND SEAFARER UNIONS  European and global operators of merchant ships have joined forces with seafarers’ unions to urge EU Member...
April 8th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, BIMCO, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Claims, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Defense, European Union, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, IACS, ILO, Immigration, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Organisations, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, UN | Read More

Frankfurt aviation strikers thank ITF/ETF for support

Frankfurt aviation strikers thank ITF/ETF for support
Striking Acciona workers The ver.di union in Germany has thanked the ITF and its European arm the ETF for their support for nearly 1, 000 workers at Acciona Airport Services in Frankfurt who took strike action on 20 March. 26/03/2015 – Acciona is one of three major ground handling companies at...
March 26th, 2015 | Associations, Aviation, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

Court orders Wizz Air to reinstate dismissed union leader

Court orders Wizz Air to reinstate dismissed union leader
The ITF HQ’s in London The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today welcomed the decision of Romania’s Ilfov court to order the reinstatement of an unfairly dismissed trade union leader. The court decided on 19 March...
March 25th, 2015 | Aviation, ITF | Read More

The Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for ports, meeting in Brussels on 12th December 2014 adopted the following statement:

The Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for ports, meeting in Brussels on 12th December 2014 adopted the following statement: In June 2013, ETF, IDC, FEPORT and ESPO have established, with the support of the European Commission, the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for ports. Through this committee,...
December 15th, 2014 | Associations, European Union, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Organisations, Politics and Government, Strikes | Read More

Social partners welcome Council agreement on exclusions of seafarers

ECSA and ETF, the European Social Partners in the field of Maritime Transport, welcome the agreement (General Approach) reached yesterday by the EU’s Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers on the Commission’s proposal to amend five EU directives with an aim at repealing the exclusions...
December 12th, 2014 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

ITF and ETF urge action over dismissed aviation union leader in Poland

ITF and ETF urge action over dismissed aviation union leader in Poland
Andrzej Jeżewski The ITF and ETF are urging their affiliates to take action over the unlawful dismissal of an aviation trade union leader in Poland. Andrzej Jeżewski, vice president of ITF and ETF affiliate Cabin Crew Union ZZPP, has been sacked by LOT Polish Airlines during collective bargaining negotiations....
August 21st, 2014 | Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Workers beat worsening conditions with rail strike

Workers beat worsening conditions with rail strike
Rail workers in Sweden celebrated a victory on Wednesday as employers Veolia agreed to a deal, bringing a 16-day long strike to an end. The dispute arose when 250 members of the ITF-affiliated SEKO union were given notice they’d be fired from their jobs on the railway – only to be rehired on hourly...
June 27th, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes, Rail, Strikes | Read More

AFA ETF ITF press statement

AFA ETF ITF press statement
The ITF HQ’s in London Brussels, 23 May 2014    –  The world’s largest Flight Attendant union, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), was joined today by the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) as well as the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in...
May 24th, 2014 | Aviation, HR, Labour Disputes, News, Shopping | Read More

Turkish union secures DHL bargaining deal

Turkish union secures DHL bargaining deal
The ITF HQ’s in London 23 April 2014 – The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and UNI Global Union today congratulated Turkey’s TUMTIS union, which has secured a nationwide collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with logistics giant DHL. The agreement will provide 2, 200...
April 23rd, 2014 | ITF, Organisations | Read More

Solidarity rally in Norway as port strike enters sixth month

Solidarity rally in Norway as port strike enters sixth month
The initial boycott in Risavika began more than six months ago 2 April 2014 – ITF and ETF affiliates are being asked to show their support for Norwegian dockers who will hold a rally this weekend as strikes continue in ports across the country. A call has gone out to unions to attend, or send letters...
April 2nd, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Dispute escalates in Belgium as attack on EU dockers continues

Dispute escalates in Belgium as attack on EU dockers continues
The Europe-wide fight to protect dockers’ work is continuing as a dispute in the port of Antwerp, Belgium escalates. The ETF and ITF are supporting affiliated unions throughout the region as they deal with attacks via European Union and national legislation, and direct through employers. The Common...
March 26th, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

ITF and ETF back Sofia airport workers

ITF and ETF back Sofia airport workers
The ITF HQ’s in London The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and the ETF (European Transport Workers’ Federation) today pledged their support for workers at Sofia airport. The two organisations are sounding the alarm after receiving information allegETFing that the management...
October 11th, 2013 | Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

ETF and ITF support fightback over potential change to Spanish port recruitment

ETF and ITF support fightback over potential change to Spanish port recruitment
5 July 2013 – The ETF and ITF have begun a consultation process with affiliated unions in Spain, to see how they can support them following news that changes could be made to the way dockworkers are recruited in Spanish ports. The European Commission (EC) is referring Spain to the Court of Justice...
July 5th, 2013 | Labour Disputes, Ports & Terminals | Read More