ITF congratulates ver.di on its collective bargaining agreement with Ryanair

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton responds to ver.di’s announcement that it has concluded a collective bargaining agreement with the low-cost airline. I applaud our affiliate union ver.di on signing a collective bargaining agreement with Ryanair, covering all Germany-based cabin crew. This deal opens the way to fair labour standards in one of the airline’s largest […]

March 29, 2019

European Commission must act on Social Agenda Aviation Strategy for Europe

The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF), the largest European workers’ representative in civil aviation, welcomes the European Parliament (EP) resolution on an Aviation Strategy for Europe adopted on 16 February 2017. ETF calls upon the European Commission to follow up on the EP’s social recommendations by turning them into binding legislative proposals and thus contribute […]

February 21, 2017

Reminder to European aviation workers: Support Fair Transport Europe!

A group of European citizens, transport workers and union members have launched a new European Citizens’ Initiative – Fair Transport Europe – which calls on the European Commission (EC) to propose measures for ensuring fair competition in transport and to guarantee equal treatment of workers. The initiative, which was publicly launched on 28 September 2016, […]

March 7, 2016