Almost 70 trade union representatives from all around Europe affiliated to the Air Traffic Controllers European Unions Coordination (ATCEUC) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) gathered today in Brussels to discuss further steps in their campaign ‘Our Rights – Your Safety’, defending the right to strike of European air traffic management (ATM) staff.
Shifting to zero-emission vehicles in Europe will create jobs and drive economic growth, a major new study released today by Cambridge Econometrics for the European Climate Foundation reveals. The analysis, endorsed by Transport & Environment (T&E) and a host of corporations, including from the motor industry, found that moving away from vehicles powered by oil to ones driven by renewable energy will create 206,000 net additional jobs by 2030.
The European Transport Workers Federation (ETF) is gathering trade unions in Rome to set out their vision for the future of dock work in the era of automatisation. Following a first successful event in Antwerp in June last year, this two-day seminar, organised by FILT CGIL, FIT CISL, and the ETF, will explore the potential impact of new technologies on European ports. Workers, unionists and experts will discuss the most appropriate way for dockers and their trade unions to respond to changes affecting their industry and shape the future of their professions.
Answer given by Ms Thyssen on behalf of the Commission to a question (Rule 130) by Massimo Paolucci (S&D) on “Ryanair threatening the right to strike”.
Written answer given by Ms Bieńkowska on behalf of the Commission to a question (Rule 130) by Kosma Złotowski (ECR) and Tomasz Piotr Poręba (ECR) on “DG GROW’s assessment of the Mobility Package and prospects for SMEs in the road transport sector”.
Written answer given by Ms Thyssen on behalf of the Commission to a question (Rule 130) by Daniela Aiuto (EFDD) on “Ryanair pilots’ right to strike”.