Today we celebrate the world day for expressing our gratitude.’Thank you’ is one of the most basic words but also the shortest way to one’s heart. We’d like to thank everybody who helped us throughout 2014; every single member of the FTTUB family, for putting their faith in us and supporting us; and every single transport worker for working day and night to keep us connected and our world – mobile. Let this new year bring us many more occasions for gratitude and heart-warming emotions!
The European social partners of the railway sector, the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) initiated this project to support the social dialogue in the member states and candidate countries in the Western Balkan region. This project reinforced the impact and visibility of European social dialogue outcomes in the railway sector in the Western Balkan countries. The measures strengthened the capacity of social partners of the target countries Прочети още
From 15 to 17.12.2014g. Mila Nikolova – FTTUB expert and Martin Ivanov from the CITUB visited Austria as last phase of a Confederation’s training in decent work, part of a joint international project. There, in the rich and full of meetings program, they met trainers and participants in the same training; visited labor unions, public structures, infrastructure projects and sites related to transport, in response to the interest shown by FTTUB.
During the first day the guests were given a brief presentation of the structure and way of conducting social dialogue, in which Austria differs from the other European countries. Прочети още
On 12 December 2014, at Sectorial Social Dialogue Committee for Ports regular meeting, the European social partners adopted their first joint statement. It aims to give a clear political signal that employers and trade unions from the 4 representative sector organizations – Fiport, ESPO, ETF and IDC, are willing to work together. The overall objective is “the improvement of working and living conditions for the people employed in the sector as well the competitiveness and productivity within EU ports”. Прочети още
On 26 and 27 November FTTUB representatives participated in the project final conference on corporate social responsibility of the cross-sectoral trade union structure Eurocadres within the ETUC, jointly with CEC European managers. Прочети още
The United Nations declare 25 November an International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women by Resolution 54/134 of the General Assembly of 17 December 1999. The UN camaign for this year – UNiTE to End Violence against Women goes under the motto ‘The brave are not violent’. Прочети още
On 13 and 14 November 2014 at the ITF House in London was held the regular Ground Staff Committee Meeting, Civil Aviation Section of the International Transport Federation (ITF). The meeting was attended by representatives of trade unions and professional associations from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Guatemala, Germany, Denmark, Ethiopia, India, Ireland, Spain,
FTTUB stands firmly with the workers at DHL Colombia in their just fight for respect of their rights, and in support of their union activist from Bogota Jose Ignacio Garzon, relocated by the management of DHL Express to another job, and then suspended, as a punishment for his union activism. Прочети още
On 27th October 2014 a panel discussion was held on “The European face of Sofia: quality jobs for quality services in the public transport sector”, as part of a Youth forum 21st century Association project, funded by Sofia Municipality – “Youth partnership for European quality of public transport sector in the capital city”. Among the participants in the forum were Прочети още