Summary & project aims
- Quantitative and qualitative research about employment practices and company structures in European road transport
- Joint transnational union actions intensifying cooperation as well as developing user-friendly information and support to drivers on international journeys
- Exchange of information and good practices of cooperation among labour inspectorates and other competent authorities in the road transport sector including a systematic and up-to-date discussion about relevant social and sector-specific regulation
The consortium includes two research institutes, one non-profit organisation and four unions from Austria, Belgium, Poland, Slovenia and the Czech Republic. One EU level social partner, worker advocacy institutions, including one from Germany, unions, including one from Serbia and national labour inspectorates are involved as associate organisations.
The Dutch union FNV is one of the parties in the “van den Bosch Transporten” case currently at stake at the European Court of Justice (see: Post “Posting of drivers before the ECJ”). The case deals with the question if
Despite the Covid-19 crisis, TransFair activities continue. The first joint visit between partners from Poland and Germany, Solidarnos´c and Faire Mobilität, has taken place in the beginning of May. In an online conference, a common leaflet for drivers was discussed.