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 October 1, TransFair’s first transnational workshop took place. It gathered all consortium members, unions and research institutions from Austria, Slovenia, Germany, Poland, Belgium and Czechia. In the transnational online workshop, TransFair partners exchanged about new research findings on the
The TransFair action that was jointly organised by the Austrian union vida and the Slovenian union nsds received particular public attention. Find in the links below, a broadcasting contribution and a newspaper article bringing interviews with the two transport unions
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