Exploitation is rife in Europe’s road transport, say unions

Road transport companies are exploiting Covid-19 to exploit truck drivers across Europe, according to a report by the International Transport Workers' Federation and trade unions, published on 25 June. It includes allegations of drivers being trafficked and forced to sign false documentation, often in languages that they do not understand, while being forced to live in their vehicles for months on end. ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton said that the European ... [+]

Transport workers demand decent toilets for all

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) launched a Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter on 19 November to mark World Toilet Day. The charter provides guidance on what action should be taken by employers and governments to ensure access to toilets for transport workers. World Toilet Day is an opportunity to take ... [+]

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