Ukraine transport workers under threat, say unions

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) warn that transport workers are particularly under threat in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The two trade unions say that they have received confirmed and unconfirmed of military targeting transport infrastructure, along with the recent battles for control of airports and railways, and the shut-down of airspace and ports. They add: “We are in communication with our affiliates and will ... [+]

Drivers demonstrate

Up to 1,000 drivers organised by the ETF (European Transport Workers’ Federation) demonstrated in outside the European Parliament in Brussels on 9 October demanding greater respect for professional drivers. The protests, part of a wider series of actions by the International Transport Workers Federation, singled out poor pay, employers ignoring ... [+]

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