ROAD TRANSPORT * Europe: Mobilization against social dumping
* Belgium - The ETF organized a demonstration in Brussels
--- The European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF) organized a demonstration in Brussels on 26 April... A few weeks before the publication of a package of measures for road transport, the ETF says that the objective of combating social dumping is forgotten... The European Commission has promised to tackle social legislation in road transport . But according to the ETF, the account is not there, contrary to the initial promises. "DG Move is set to launch on 31 May a series of measures aimed at reducing weekly rest periods and increasing drivers' driving times, which will increase fatigue and pose a risk to safety, All road users, "the ETF said in a statement released on 24 April... The Federation of Transport Workers also states that the European Commission will not allow fair wage levels and working conditions for drivers from low-cost countries...
Brussels, Belgium - ActuTransport-Logistique.fr, by ANNE KERRIOU - 26 April 2017