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.
On September 1st, 2020, TransFair partners arranged an information action for truck drivers on international transport journeys. The Slovenian union nsds and the Austrian union vida met for a joint action on the highway next to Prepolje near the Austrian-Slovenian
On July 31st, the legislative acts negotiated within the so called Mobility Package have been published in the Official Journal of the European Union. They concern: rest and driving periods for drivers, new provisions for introducing the smart tachograph, new
After a very long period of negotiations, the mobility package for road transport has been approved by the European parliament on July 8, 2020. It will bring new regulations for posting of workers in road transport, new regulations for drivers’