IRU and ITF draw up plan to save road haulage

The International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have launched a three-point plan to help fix driver shortages. It calls on the UN and international organisations to develop a global framework with clear guidelines to protect non-resident drivers; improve driver conditions and increase social cohesion National governments should amend and enforce labour immigration procedures to protect non-resident drivers, reduce bureaucracy to allow easier legal immigration for current ... [+]

Employers and union join forces to demand better truck parking

Employers’ organisation the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has joined forces with trade union the International Transport Federation (ITF) to demand  better rest and parking areas for truck drivers in Europe. The two partners met EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc to call for dedicated support mechanisms and incentives to ensure ... [+]

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