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What should the International Trade Union Confederation look like?

Progress is impossible without change.

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BTB is a union that supports drivers on all sides: taxis and Uber!

BTB signs an agreement with Uber! Why historic? Because it is a 'first' for Belgium, such an agreement between a platform company and a trade union organisation.

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ABVV-BTB and Uber strike historic deal for thousands of drivers

Union ABVV-BTB and Uber today announced a groundbreaking collaboration - a first of its kind within the EU - to improve working conditions for thousands of drivers who use the Uber app in Belgium.

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BTB-ABVV pushes for “safe rates” legislation in Belgium

From 24 - 28 September, the BTB-ABVV will take part in a week of action and lobbying organised by the South Korean transport union KPTU in Seoul, which aims to maintain and extend the Korean ‘safe rates’ system.

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Who is really responsible for the Borealis scandal?

Exploitation of Filipino workers at the Borealis construction site is provoking a great deal of reaction. Justifiably so.

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International solidarity in the battle against far right and corporate greed

In his speech at the annual general meeting of RMT (National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers in the UK), Frank Moreels, president of BTB and ETF, calls on the RMT comrades for international solidarity in the battle against far right and corporate greed.

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Unions have the duty to stop far right!

Following speech was given by BTB and ETF President Frank Moreels during the 'Right-Wing Extremism' fringe event on the first day of the ETF Congress in Budapest.

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Emergency number for stranded Ukrainian truck drivers: 02 / 421.10.55

Truck drivers on Belgian roads who have lost contact with their home base due to the conflict in Ukraine and who risk falling without money or even food, can contact the Social Fund Transport and Logistics (SFTL).

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Social dumping: not a problem for Belgium!

It has taken four years of endless work, lobbying, persuasion and action to finally persuade Europe to take measures to combat social dumping in the transport sector.

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ETF – ETUI seminar “Sustainable transport days” - 10-12 march 2021

Introduction of Frank Moreels, President of ETF, to this seminar.

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