EurWORK European Observatory of Working Life

Representativeness of the European social partner organisations: Road transport and logistics sector

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  • Social dialogue,
  • Social partners,
  • Representativeness,
  • Industrial relations,
  • Date of Publication: 10 April 2015



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This study provides information designed to aid sectoral social dialogue in the road transport and logistics sector. The study is divided into three parts: a brief overview of sector’s economic and employment background; an analysis of the relevant social partner organisations in all the EU Member States, with special emphasis on their membership, their role in collective bargaining, social dialogue and public policy; and their national and European affiliations; and an analysis of the relevant European organisations, particularly their membership composition and their capacity to negotiate. The aim of Eurofound’s series of representativeness studies is to identify the relevant national and supranational social partner organisations in the field of industrial relations in selected sectors. The impetus of these studies arises from the goal of the European Commission to recognise the representative social partner organisations to be consulted under the provisions of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU).

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Objectives of the study

The aim of this representativeness study is to identify the relevant national and supranational social actors – that is, the trade unions and employer organisations – in the field of industrial relations in the road and transport sector, and to show how these actors relate to the sector’s European interest associations of labour and business. The impetus for this study, and for similar studies in other sectors, arises from the aim of the European Commission to identify the representative social partner associations to be consulted under the provisions of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). Hence, this study seeks to provide the basic information needed to set up sectoral social dialogue. The effectiveness of the European social dialogue depends on whether its participants are sufficiently representative in terms of the sector’s relevant national actors across the EU Member States. Only European associations that meet this precondition will be admitted to the European social dialogue.

Concept and methodology

To accomplish these aims, the study first identifies the relevant national social partner organisations in the road transport and logistics sector, by means of both a top–down approach (listing the members of the European affiliations) and a bottom–up approach (through Eurofound’s Network of National Correspondents, NEC). This involves a clarification of the unit of analysis at both the national and European level of interest representation. The study includes only organisations whose membership domain is ‘sector-related’.

The study follows the conceptual and methodological approach of the series of representativeness studies.

A European association is considered a relevant sector-related interest association if:

  • it is on the European Commission’s list of interest organisations to be consulted on behalf of the sector under Article 154 TFEU;
  • and/or it participates in the sector-related European Social Dialogue;
  • and/or it has requested to be consulted under Article 154 TFEU.

National associations are considered a relevant sector-related interest association if they meet both criteria A and B:

  • A. The association’s domain relates to the sector.
  • B. The association is: (1) either regularly involved in sector-related collective bargaining, and/or (2) affiliated to a ‘sector-related’ European association of business or labour on the Commission’s list of European social partner organisations consulted under Article 154 of the TFEU and/or that participates in the sector-related European social dialogue.

Sector relatedness (criterion A) is defined in terms of the Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community (NACE) to ensure the cross-national comparability of the findings. More specifically, the road transport and logistics sector is defined as embracing NACE (Rev. 2) 49.31, 49.32, 49.39, 49.41, 49.42, 52.10, 52.29 and 53.2. This comprises the following activities:

  • 49.31 Urban and suburban passenger land transport;
  • 49.32 Taxi operation;
  • 49.39 Other passenger land transport , not elsewhere classified;
  • 49.41 Freight transport by road;
  • 49.42 Removal services;
  • 52.10 Warehousing and storage;
  • 52.29 Other transportation support activities;
  • 53.2 Other postal and courier activities.

Organisations are considered ‘sector related’ if their membership domain relates to the sector in one of the ways displayed in Figure 1. A more detailed description as to how this is established can be found in Annex 1: Methodological approach.

Figure 1: Sector-relatedness of social partner organisations: Domain patterns

Figure 1 Sector

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As regards criterion B.2, it must be said that taking affiliation to a European social partner organisation as sufficient to determine a national association as a social partner does not necessarily imply that the association is involved in industrial relations in its own country. Although this selection criterion may seem odd at first glance, a national association that is a member of a European social partner organisation will become involved in industrial relations matters through its membership of the European organisation. Furthermore, it is important to assess whether the national affiliates to the European social partner organisations are engaged in industrial relations in their respective country. Affiliation to a European social partner organisation and/or involvement in national collective bargaining are of utmost importance to the European social dialogue, since they are the two constituent mechanisms that can systematically connect the national and European levels.

The specific conditions of the road transport and logistics sector, which in a number of countries and in some subsectors (for example, urban and suburban passenger land transport) is based primarily on public companies providing those services, led to the decision to include companies that provide transport services as employers in the study. In this sense, companies that are affiliated to a ‘sector-related’ European association have been included because of their relevance to the sector. However, this criterion is restricted to those cases where there is no employers’ organisation affiliated to a ‘sector-related’ European association in the countries under consideration.

Data have been collected through Eurofound’s network of correspondents, which approached the national organisations with a standard questionnaire. In order to ensure the quality of the information gathered, several verification procedures and feedback loops with the different parties involved (European and national level social partner organisations, the European Commission, Eurofound) have been applied.

The activities covered by this representativeness study are those defined by NACE Rev. 2 codes 249.31, 49.32, 49.39, 49.41, 49.42, 52.10, 52.29 and 53.2. According to this definition, the organisations listed by the European Commission as a social partner organisation consulted under Article 154 of the TFEU are, on the employees’ side, the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF). On the employers’ side, they are: the International Road Transport Union (IRU); the European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services (CEEP); and the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER).

In line with the criterion of participation in the sector-related European social dialogue, the study also includes the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), which participates in the European road transport Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee (SSDC), on the basis of a cooperation agreement with International Road Transport Union. UITP leads the employers’ delegation, which also includes IRU, CER and CEEP in the SSDC’s Urban Public Transport Working Group. (CEEP is a cross-industry employers’ organisation that represents public services including urban public transport and railways.)

In addition, the study considers any other sector-related European associations with sector-related national associations, as defined below, under its umbrella.

Employment and economic trends

Employment characteristics

It is difficult to estimate the employment characteristics of the road transport and logistics sector as it is defined in this study. Most of the sectoral reports typically provide information on road transport, excluding logistics activities. For example, the 2010 edition of the European Commission’s report on recent developments in European sectoral social dialogue stated that road transport services accounted for 1.6% of Europe’s gross domestic product (GDP) and employed some 4.5 million people in almost 930,000 enterprises in the EU in 2006. A more recent report from the Commission on the state of the road transport market in the EU noted that some three million people were employed in the road transport sector in 2011. However, this figure covered only companies and people active in road haulage for hire and reward, and excluded those carrying out own account transport.

Long-term trends

Tables 1 and 2 give a general overview of the development of the sector from 2002 to 2012 in EU Member States. However, the small size of some of the subsectors means that the data from most of the countries do not fit strictly within the definition of the road transport and logistics sector used in this study.

The number of companies increased in 14 of the 21 countries for which data are available for 2002 and 2012 or similar years: Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden and the UK. In Finland, the number of companies remained stable. In Denmark, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia and Spain, the number of companies fell; the reduction in Denmark, Italy and Spain may be linked to an overall decrease in employment in those countries (Table 1).

Fewer women than men were employed in all the countries with available data.

Of the 14 countries with available information, only four recorded an increase in overall employment between 2002 (or the last figure available) to 2012 or similar years – Belgium, Portugal, Slovakia and Slovenia (Table 1).

A total of 11 countries recorded an increase in the number of employees between 2002 and 2012 – Belgium, Bulgaria, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Sweden (Table 2).

Table 1: Total employers and employment in road transport and logistics sector, 2002 and 2012

 

Year

Number of companies

Employment

Share of sectoral employment as % of total employment in the economy

Total

Female

Male

AT

2002

na

na

na

na

na

2011

13,391

142,000

na

na

3.5

BE

2002

29,421

147,711

27,525

120,186

3.7

2012

31,792

161,595

31,119

130,476

3.6

BG

2008

16,688

na

na

na

na

2011

17,591

na

na

na

na

CY

2005

2,859

10,986

na

na

1.6

2011

3,136

6,223

na

na

1

CZ

2002

63,296

316,700

82,800

233,900

6.6

2012

68,418

194,400

30,100

164,400

4

DE

2002

na

na

na

na

na

2010

113,841

na

na

na

na

DK

2002

13,907

93,047

16,824

76,223

3.3

2012

11,617

86,327

15,286

70,861

3.2

EE

2002

na

na

na

na

na

2012

na

na

na

na

na

EL

2008

na

146,807

17,596

129,211

3.2

2012

na

129.563

14,506

115,057

3

ES

2002

224,882

948,600

191,250

757,350

5.7

2012

211,516

773,800

135,250

638,550

4

FI

2002

20,828

104,459

21,970

82,489

4.5

2012

20,850

89,055

13,363

75,692

3.7

FR

2003

86,259

na

na

na

na

2012

92,989

na

na

na

na

HR

2002

na

na

na

na

na

2012

na

na

na

na

na

HU

2003

36,118

na

na

na

na

2011

29,700

na

na

na

na

IE

2002

na

na

na

na

na

2012

na

na

na

na

na

IT

2001

193,159

618,792

118,617

500,175

2.8

2011

116,608

609,369

86,454

522,915

2.6

LT

2006

4,276

94,900

24,800

70,100

6.2

2013

4,889

93,500

24,600

68,900

7.3

LU

2002

789

na

na

na

na

2012

875

na

na

na

na

LV

2002

646

29,846

8,400

21,446

3.6

2012

5,478

na

na

na

na

MT

2005

1,377

4,566

1,565

3,001

2.6

2012

1,499

4,557

489

4,068

2.2

NL

2002

na

na

na

na

na

2011

23,005

na

na

na

na

PL

2002

na

na

na

na

na

2012

211,664*

na

na

na

na

PT

2001

22,452

102,371

13,240

89,131

2.2

2011

22,766

117,372

18,713

98,659

2.7

RO

2005

21,749

na

na

na

na

2011

28,366

na

na

na

na

SE

2002

13,317

na

na

na

na

2012

14,789

na

na

na

na

SI

2002

9,134

27,005

4,278

22,727

3.6

2012

8,296

28,880

4,187

24,693

3.5

SK

2002

14,326

56,800

6,600

50,200

2.7

2012

18,443

98,100

11,400

86,700 

4.2

UK

2002

57,145

1,008,400

182,100

826,300

3.6

2012

67,880

928,500

139,000

789,500

3.2

Notes: * NACE 52.29 not included

na = data not available

For detailed description of sources please refer to the national reports available on demand from Eurofound.

Source: National contributions (2013), national statistics.

Table 2: Total employees in the road transport and logistics sector, 2002 and 2012

 

Year

Number of employees

Share of sectoral employees as % of total employees in the economy

Total

Female

Male

AT

2001

na

na

na

na

2011

130,000

na

na

3.9

BE

2002

128,376

23,332

105,044

4

2012

139,665

26,497

113,168

4

BG

2008

79,456

18,430

61,026

3.7

2011

79,770

17,308

62,461

3.7

CY

2002

na

na

na

na

2012

na

na

na

na

CZ

2002*

276,400

78,800

197,600

6.9

2012

163,500

27,300

136,200

4.1

DE

2002

na

na

na

na

2012

1,099,542

153,216

943,326

3.8

DK

2002

82,308

15,470

66,838

3.2

2012

78,021

14,697

63,330

3.2

EE

2002

na

na

na

na

2012

na

na

na

na

EL

2008

87.748

13.416

74.332

3

2012

69.954

12.323

57.631

2.9

ES

2002

723,500

175,900

547,600

5.4

2012

622,100

123,000

499,100

4.3

FI

2002

86,253

20,338

65,915

4.3

2012

72,761

11,733

61,028

3.4

FR

2002

na

na

na

na

2012

na

na

na

na

HU

2002

na

na

na

na

2012

na

na

na

na

IE

2002

na

na

na

na

2012

na

na

na

na

IT

2001

375,942

78,273

297,669

2.4

2011

480,187

68,126

412,061

2.8

LT

2006

59,127

na

na

6.9

2013

70,960

na

na

8.4

LU

2002

10,865

1,079

9,786

4.06

2012

14,563

1,710

12,851

4.09

LV

2002

29,788

8,389

21,399

3.6

2012

na

na

na

na

MT

2005

3,263

1,551

1,712

2.7

2012

3,382

451

2,931

2.5

NL

2002

na

na

na

na

2011

365,000

74,000

291,000

4.6

PL

2002

na

na

na

na

2012

na

na

na

na

PT

2001

88,360

11,565

76,795

2.3

2011

99,798

16,279

83,519

2.8

RO

2005

148,421

na

na

3.3

2011

171,053

na

na

3.9

SE

2002

114,225

na

na

3.1

2012

158,427

na

na

3.8

SI

2002

20,552

4,131

16,421

3.3

2012

24,691

3,992

20,699

2.8

SK

2002

47,500

6,100

41,400

2.4

2012

84,300

73,200

11,100

4.3

UK

2002

785,200

161,200

624,000

3.2

2012

690,100

122,700

567,400

2.7

Notes: * Number of employees includes railway transport

na = data not available

For detailed description of sources please refer to the national reports available on demand from Eurofound.

Source: National contributions (2012), national statistics.

According to available data, the evolution of the share of employees in employment remained stable in the majority of countries between 2002 and 2012 (Figure 2). Italy and Lithuania were exceptions to this. The share of employees in employment increased from 61% to 79% in Italy and from 62% to 76% in Lithuania. As noted above, both these countries recorded an increase in employees and a decrease in employment, meaning that the share of self-employment in the sector fell in both countries. Seven out of 13 countries with available data recorded a small decrease of the number of employees in employment, while in six countries it increased slightly. However, the changes were not significant and therefore the share of self-employment and other non-employee relationships remained relatively stable. Finally, in Belgium, the share of employees in employment remained stable at approximately 86%.

Figure 2: Ratio of workers with an employment contract to total sector employment, 2002–2012 (%)

Figure 2 Ratio of workers

Note: For a detailed description of sources, please refer to the national reports available on demand from Eurofound.

Source: Author’s own elaboration from national contributions (2013).

Recent developments

The analysis of the recent developments in sectoral employment in this section is based on data from Eurostat’s Labour Force Survey (LFS). However, the LFS only provides sectoral figures broken down by three digits of the NACE Rev.2 classification. The information provided here therefore covers codes 49.3, 49.4, 52.1, 52.2 and 53.3 and thus embraces activities that fall outside the sectoral definition of the study, such as services activities incidental to land transport, water transport and air transport or cargo handling.

Bearing this in mind, the LFS shows that sectoral employment increased from 5,622,396 workers in 2008 to 7,321,180 in 2012. Employment remained stable in 2008 until the fourth quarter when it began to increase (Figure 3). Between the fourth quarter of 2008 and the first quarter of 2009, sectoral employment increased from 5,675,865 to 6,660,986 workers (+17%). From the first quarter of 2009 to the first quarter of 2010, employment fell slightly (–3%) before starting to increase again. Employment increased by 12% from the fourth quarter of 2010 to the first quarter of 2011. During 2011 and 2012, employment remained relatively stable. 

However, these figures incorporate activities outside the road transport and logistics sector. A 2010 report from the European Commission, which contains data only on the road haulage sector found that, overall, employment increased between 2005 and 2011 though with some decreases from 2009 to 2010. However, a European Commission report in 2014 on the road transport market found that employment figures in the EU27 road haulage sector had returned to pre-crisis levels in 2011. A study on employment, skills and working conditions by the Commission’s Joint Research Centre noted different employment trends during the crisis for some transport occupations.

Figure 3: Evolution of total sector employment in number of jobs, EU27, 2008–2012

Figure 3: Evolution

Figure 3: Evolution of total sector employment, EU27, 2008–2012

Note: NACE Rev. 2 codes 49.3, 49.4, 52.1, 52.2 and 53.2

Source: Eurostat LFS, 2014.

For those countries where figures are available, employment increased between 2008 and 2012 in 11 of the 18 countries (Figure 4). The largest increases were recorded in Germany (15%) and Austria (13%). The largest drops in employment were recorded in Spain (–17%), the Netherlands (–11%) and Greece (–10%). However, the information provided here covers NACE codes 49.3, 49.4, 52.1, 52.2 and 53.3, and thus embraces activities that fall outside the study’s definition of the sector, such as services activities incidental to land transport, water transport and air transport or cargo handling.

Figure 4: Difference in employment, 2008–2012 (%)

Figure 4: Difference in employment

Notes: In the case of Austria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Slovakia, there are doubts about the reliability of some of the values used to calculate the difference in employment due to the sample size.

NACE rev. 2 codes 49.3; 49.4; 52.1; 52.2 and 53.2

Source: Eurostat LFS, 2014.

In those countries with available data for 2012 or similar years, self-employment and other non-employee relationships (apprentices, freelancers and so on) made up 25% or more of total employment only in Greece (46%), Malta (26%) and the UK (26%) (Figure 5).

Figure 5: Proportion of workers with employment contract as percentage of total employment, 2012 (%)

Figure 5 Proportion

Note: For a detailed description of sources please refer to national reports available on demand from Eurofound.

Source: Author’s own elaboration from national contributions (2013).

National level of interest representation

The analysis of national level of interest representation focuses on:

  • membership domain and the strength of organisations;
  • their role in collective bargaining;
  • their role in public policymaking.

Membership domain and strength

The study examined quantitative data on membership and relative strength within the road transport and logistics sector collected through Eurofound’s Network of Correspondents from the categories listed in Table 3.

Table 3: Definitions of membership

Type of organisation

Membership

Density

Trade union

Number of active members in employment

Number of active members in employment in the road transport and logistics sector

Sectoral density: Number of active members in employment in the road transport and logistics sector divided by the total number of employees in the road transport and logistics sector

Employers’ organisation

Number of member companies

Number of employees working in member companies

Number of member companies in the road transport and logistics sector

Number of employees working in member companies in the road transport and logistics sector

Sectoral density (companies): Number of member companies in road transport and logistics sector divided by the total number of companies in the road transport and logistics sector

Sectoral density (employees): Number of employees working in member companies in the road transport and logistics sector divided by the total number of employees in the road transport and logistics sector

Trade unions or employee interest representation

Data for employee organisations in the road transport and logistics sector on domain coverage, membership, sectorial density, collective bargaining, consultation arrangements, and national, European and international affiliations are given in Tables A2.1 to A2.3. The tables list all sector-related organisations that are either involved in collective bargaining and/or are affiliated to the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF).

All countries have at least one sector-related trade union. A total of 126 sector-related trade unions were identified that fulfilled the criteria to be included in this representativeness study. The abbreviated and full names of trade unions in the sector are listed in Table A2.12.

A pluralistic union landscape prevails in the road transport and logistics sector:

  • three countries have one sector-related union;
  • five countries have two sector-related unions;
  • five countries have three sector-related unions.

A fragmented landscape is seen in the 15 countries that have four or more sector-related unions.

Collective bargaining

In all the countries, at least one of the unions is involved in sector-related collective bargaining (Table A2.2). However, in some other countries (Austria, Belgium, Finland, Hungary, Luxembourg, Latvia, Sweden, UK), at least one of the unions listed is not involved in collective bargaining.

Domain patterns

Only three unions (around 2% of all the unions) demarcate their domain in a way that is congruent with the sector definition. This implies that statistical definitions of business activities in the road transport and logistics sector differ from the lines along which employees identify their interests.

Sectional overlap is the dominant sector-related domain pattern in the sector, occurring in 58% of cases. This circumstance usually derives from domain demarcations that focus on certain categories of employees that are then organised across several sectors, including activities outside the road transport and logistics sector.

Employee categories are specified by various parameters. These can be:

  • distinct occupations such as mobile workers or drivers (SHV in Croatia, ASLEF in the UK) or non-mobile workers (Manageritalia in Italy, SENSIQ in Portugal);
  • employment status such as white-collar workers (GPA-djp in Austria; SETCA-BBTK, CNE-GNC, LBC-NVK in Belgium; ERTO in Finland; Unionen, Ledarna, SBF in Sweden; TSSA in the UK) or blue-collar workers (CSC/ACV Transcom in Belgium; 3F in Denmark; AKT in Finland; Transport and Kommunal in Sweden).

The parameters could also include geographic region such as FGAMT-CIG, ELA-Zerbitzuak in Spain, CNE-GNC and LBC-NVK in Belgium, and VTDSzSz in Hungary, these trade unions being active only in certain regions.

Other trade unions’ domains cover part of the road transport and logistics sector in terms of business activities, rather than in terms of employee categories, in addition to other activities or sectors. Such domains may, for instance, cover:

  • urban and suburban passenger land transport and employees of the local administration (GdG-KMSfB in Austria);
  • urban and suburban passenger land transport and public services in general (CSC Services publics in Belgium);
  • freight transport by road, warehousing and storage and commerce (Manageritalia in Italy);
  • taxi operation, removal services, postal and courier activities, and the repair/sale of vehicles (TESZ in Hungary)
  • public transport, including long-distance railway transport (FAISA/CISAL in Italy).

Overlap occurs in 24% of the cases. This is explained by the two main different modes of demarcation. The first one relates to general or cross-sectoral domains (ORSA in Italy, GWU in Malta or GMB in the UK). The second and more frequent mode in the sector relates to various forms of multi-sector domains, covering other sectors apart from road transport and logistics, generally other transport activities such as aviation, railways, maritime transport and so on (ETTA in Estonia; CFTC des Transports, UNSA Transports in France; KSZOSZ, KMSZ, Liga KSZÁSZ in Hungary; FILT CGIL, FIT CISL, UIL Trasporti in Italy; Transports in Luxembourg; FNSLTMM in Romania; TCM-UGT in Spain; RMT in the UK), but also other diverse activities not related to transport such as public administration, tourism, telecommunications and information technology, graphic arts, paper and photography; mass media, culture and leisure (FSC-CCOO in Spain), cash-transport operation and waste industry (FO Transports et logistique in France), civil engineering (LKADPSF in Lithuania), construction, textile and leather sectors (IOZ in Slovakia) or metal, metallurgy and electrical industry and municipal service sector (OZ KOVO in Slovakia).

Finally, sectionalism (16% of all the unions) is mostly due to the existence of unions that cover only cover a part of the sector (ACOD Spoor/ CGSP Cheminots and ACOD Spoor/CGSP TBM in Belgium; OSPEA in the Czech Republic; ΟFE in Greece; NEGHOSZ in Hungary; KSTD NSZZ ‘Solidarność’ in Poland; SITRA in Portugal; Federaţia STAR in Romania; URTU in the UK). In the case of NBRU in Ireland, sectionalism domain is because it is only active in a company group.

The domain coverage and description of all the trade unions is indicated in Table A2.4.

Figure 6: Sector-related trade unions and their domain patterns

Figure 6: Sector-related trade

Note: Number of trade unions = 122

Source: Author’s own elaboration from national contributions (2013)

Domain overlaps and inter-union competition

The road transport and logistics sector in most Member States has a pluralistic union landscape. The unions’ domain overlaps are indicated in Table A2.1.

In 24 out of the 25 countries with more than one sector-related trade union, their domain overlaps with the domain of all or most of the others. In contrast, in Croatia and Estonia, the domain of none of the unions overlaps with the domain of the others.

Inter-union competition is reported in Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovenia and the UK.

In Austria, GdG-KMSfB has reported some rivalry with vida; however, the reverse is not the case. In Hungary, some organisations wish to exclude others from the right to conclude collective agreements. In France and Ireland, competition has occurred over members’ recruitment and, in the case of France, workers’ support in workplace elections. In Luxembourg, the unions compete to represent workers’ interests and to participate in professional elections. In Latvia, competition takes place over the right to be consulted about the formulation of public policy and its implementation at national level. In Slovenia, unions compete for the right to conclude collective agreements. The national reports for Germany, Portugal and the UK do not give information on the causes of the competition or rivalry.

Membership figures and organisational strength

Membership of a sector-related trade union is, in principle, voluntary in the 28 Member States. However, the numbers of active trade union members differ widely  from around 1,600,000 (CSC Services publics/ ACV Openbare diensten in Belgium) to less than 1,000 (such as TSSA in Ireland). This considerable variation reflects differences in the size of the economy and the comprehensiveness of the membership domain rather than the ability of the unions to recruit members. Therefore, density is a more appropriate measure of membership strength for comparative analysis.

Density figures in this section refer to net ratios: they are calculated only on the basis of active members (those who are employees) rather than by taking all union members (that is, those in a job and those who are not) into account. This is mainly because research usually considers net union densities as more informative than gross densities, since the former tends to reflect unionisation trends among the employees more quickly and accurately than the latter (only employees are capable of taking industrial action).

When looking at sector density (again referring only to active members), it is important to differentiate between a union’s sectoral density and its domain density. The domain or overall density must be higher than the sectoral density if a trade union organises a particular part of the sector (its membership domain is sectionalist) and equally if a trade union organises the whole sector as defined in the study (its membership domain is congruent).

In this study, only the sectoral density is analysed. Sectoral density rates are available only for 38 of the sector-related organisations covered out of 126 cases (or 30%). Statistics show that:

  • sectoral density exceeds 20% in four (10%) of the trade unions that document figures on density;
  • six (16%) of the trade unions claim they gather 10%–20% of the sector’s employees;
  • 12 (or 32%) of the trade unions, for which data are available, claim to organise 5%–10% of the active employees in the sector;
  • 16 (or 42%) of the trade unions record a sector density rate of less than 5% of the employees in the sector.

Most of the unions record low and very low sectoral densities – less than 10%. This is generally explained by the existence of a fragmented union landscape, where the domains of the unions overlap with each other. In a few countries, such as Belgium, Cyprus or Finland – where there are several trade unions whose domains overlap – some unions record relatively high sectoral densities while others record low sectoral densities.

In Denmark, the sole trade union in the sector records a sectoral density close to 55%.

A total of 81 (or 64%) of the unions included in the study reported having members in the largest companies in the sector (no information was available on this for 19 unions) (Table A2.1).

Employer organisations and companies

Employer organisations

Sectoral employer organisations were identified in all Member States. Data on the domain coverage, membership, sectorial density, collective bargaining, consultation arrangements, and national, European and international affiliations of these organisations of these organisations are given in Tables A2.5 to A2.9.

A total of 153 sector-related employers’ organisations were identified, indicating a fragmented landscape also on the employers’ side:

  • six countries have only one employers’ organisation;
  • five countries have two employers’ organisations;
  • two countries have three employers’ organisations;
  • 15 countries have four or more employers’ organisations.

The abbreviated and full names of employer organisations in the sector are listed in Table A2.13.

Collective bargaining

In six countries (Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the UK), none of the sectoral employer associations included in the study are party to collective bargaining (Table A2.7). In some countries (Austria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Sweden and Slovenia), at least one of the employers’ organisations is not involved in collective bargaining.

Generally, business organisations may also deal with interests other than those related to industrial relations. As explained in the Eurofound report, Employer organisations in Europe, those organisations that specialise in matters other than industrial relations are commonly defined as ‘trade associations‘.

All the 36 organisations not involved in collective bargaining in the road transport and logistics sector (Table A2.7) either primarily or exclusively act as trade organisations in their country. Such sector-related trade associations thus account for a significant share (23%) of the employers’ organisations recorded in the study. Information on involvement in collective bargaining is not available for 24 employer organisations.

All these organisations are members of one of the sectoral European-level employer organisations. According to the selection criteria, all national organisations affiliated to a European level employers’ association are included in the study irrespective of whether or not they are involved in collective bargaining.

Domain patterns

The domain patterns of the employer organisations indicate that their domain tends to be narrower than that of the trade unions in the road transport and logistics sector.

Sectionalism is the dominant domain pattern, accounting for 60% of all cases (Figure 7). It is due to domain demarcations that cover only specific subsectors, such as:

  • freight transport by road and removal services and other postal and courier services (FVGB in Austria);
  • parts of the subsector of passenger land transport (FVS in Austria);
  • land transport excluding taxi operation (FBAA in Belgium);
  • passenger land transport (UBTCUR/BVGSS in Belgium, FENEBÚS in Spain);
  • taxi operation activities (GTL in Belgium; ATAX in Denmark; UNALT, CTE in Spain; STL in Finland; BZP in Germany);
  • freight transport by road and warehousing and storage (TLV, Febetra in Belgium; RHA in the UK);
  • all activities except passenger transport (DSLV in Germany), freight transport (BGL in Germany; ASTIC and CETM in Spain; IRHA in Ireland; OFAE in Greece; ZMPD in Poland), postal and courier activities (AEM in Spain, Assoespressi in Italy), warehousing and storage and other transportation support activities (Satamaoperaattorit ry in Finland), removal services (Chambre syndicale du déménagement in France, FEDELUX in Luxembourg) or warehouse and logistic (FEDIMAG in France).

It is also due to domain demarcations that cover the whole sector but focus exclusively on public (KFS in Sweden, AKT in Denmark) or private companies (ATL and DTL Arbejdsgiver in Denmark).

Figure 7: Sector-related organisations/business associations and their domain patterns 

Figure 7 Sector-related

Note: Number of employer organisations = 149

Source: Author’s own elaboration from national contributions (2013)

Sectional overlap occurs in 25% of cases. It is usually due to domain demarcations that cover one subsector (passenger land transport, local public passenger land transport, warehousing and storage, and so on), apart from another sectors or activities such as:

  • aviation and maritime transport (FVALS in Austria, CEOT in Spain);
  • rental and leasing of motor vehicles (FVBGPKW in Austria);
  • rail freight transport and long-distance railway transport sectors (FVSB in Austria, FNTR in France);
  • different local public sector services (VKA in Germany);
  • waste disposal (BGL in Germany);
  • public companies activities (Volán Egyesülés in Hungary);
  • maintenance of rail infrastructure enterprises (ASSTRA in Italy)
  • public utilities (FNPSPR in Romania).

Overlap is not very significant, occurring in only 9% of cases. Cases of domain overlap arise from the coverage of different sectors and activities outside the road transport and logistics sector. In some cases, sectors and activities not related to transport and logistics activities are found such as insurance companies and petrol producers (CEA in Croatia), commerce and other services (CLC in Luxembourg). In other cases, domain overlap arises with organisations that cover other transport activities such as port, aviation, railways and maritime transport (Assologistica, Federtrasporto and Conftrasporto in Italy). In addition, there are find cases or cross-sectoral domains (Uicciaa or Unioncamere in Italy, GRTU in Malta, Pracodawcy RP in Poland or ZDS in Slovenia).

Finally, 5% of the associations show a membership domain that is more or less congruent with the sector definition. This means that the domain of these organisations focuses largely on the road transport and logistics sector as defined for the purpose of this study.

Only in Austria do sector-related employer organisations rely on obligatory membership: membership of the seven organisations that are subgroups of the Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ) is mandatory.

Domain overlaps and intercompetition

In countries with a pluralist structure in relation to employer organisations, these organisations have usually managed to achieve non-competing relationships (Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the UK). In the case of Poland, there is no competition because one of the two organisations (ZMPD) is not interested in concluding collective agreements.

Rivalries and competition are reported in France and Hungary. In the case of France, rivalries and competition concern the right to conclude collective agreements. In Hungary, competition is over member’s recruitment.

In other countries, the activities of the different organisation are complementary to each other as a result of inter-associational differentiation by their membership demarcation (as is the case in Austria, Belgium, Estonia and Portugal).

Other countries such as Romania and Slovakia did not report information on this matter.

Membership figures and organisational strength

Data on the sectoral density of the employer organisations are available for 85 organisations in terms of companies and 44 in terms of employees.

Generally, sectoral densities are low, with only four employers’ organisations having a sectoral domain density in terms of companies greater than 50%. This may be explained by the fragmented landscape that prevails in most of the countries.

When information is available for both kind of densities (38 cases), the sectoral domain densities of companies tend to be lower than the densities in terms of employees. This happens in 33 out of the 38 cases, possibly indicating a slightly higher propensity of larger companies to associate than smaller ones. A total of 82 organisations (or 54%) reported having members in the largest road transport and logistics companies. No information is available on this for 40 organisations (Table A2.6).

Companies

Tables A2.10 and A2.11 present membership data for those companies in the road transport and logistics sector that have exceptionally been included in this study.

A total of 23 sector-related companies are identified in 11 countries. All these companies are members of a sectoral European-level employer organisation. Most of the companies are public-ownership companies.

According to the selection criteria, all companies affiliated to the European-level employer association are included in the study irrespective of whether or not they are involved in collective bargaining. However, this is only in those cases where there is no employer organisation in the same country affiliated to a ‘sector-related’ European association.

With regard to domain patterns, 16 of the companies have a sectionalism domain and six have sectional overlap domain. Information was not available for one company.

The 16 companies with a sectionalism domain are active only in the urban and suburban passenger land transport.

The six companies with a sectional overlap domain cover the urban and suburban passenger land transport and other passenger transport activities such as railway long-distance services and/or freight transport by rail (OSE in Greece, Renfe in Spain, CFL in Luxembourg, ŽSR and ZSSK in Slovakia) or river transport (TfL in the UK).

Collective bargaining in the sector and its actors

Tables A2.2 and A2.5 list all the social partners engaged in sector-related collective bargaining.

As shown in Figure 8, on the unions’ side:

  • 93% of all sector-related unions record participation in collective bargaining (information is not available for six cases);
  • 31% participate in single-employer bargaining;
  • 12% participate in multi-employer bargaining;
  • 50% participate in both single- and multi-employer bargaining.

From the employers’ side:

  • 72% of all the employer organisations for which information is available record participation in collective bargaining (information is not available for 24 cases);
  • 2% participate in single-employer bargaining;
  • 52% participate in multi-employer bargaining;
  • 18% participate in both single- and multi-employer bargaining.

As far as the companies are concerned, 21 out of the 23 for which information is available have concluded a company collective agreement.

Figure 8: Involvement in different forms of collective bargaining (% of total)

Figure 8 Involvement

Source: Author’s own elaboration from national contributions (2013)

Table 4 provides an overview of the system of sector-related collective bargaining in the 28 Member States. The importance of collective bargaining as a means of employment regulation is measured by calculating the total number of employees covered by collective bargaining as a proportion of the total number of employees within a certain segment of the economy as described in the book National labour relations in internationalized markets, by Traxler, Blaschke and Kittel. Accordingly, the sector’s rate of collective bargaining coverage is defined as the ratio of the number of employees covered by any kind of collective agreement to the total number of employees in the sector.

Table 4: System of sectoral collective bargaining, 2013

 

CBC (%)

Share of MEB

Extension practices*

AT

100

95

1**

BE

100

100

2

BG

27

SEB prevailing

1

CY

13

SEB prevailing

0

CZ

60

na

2

DE

na

MEB prevailing

0

DK

60

75–80

1

EE

71

81

0

EL

na

na

na

ES

na

MEB prevailing

2

FI

100

90

2

FR

100

MEB prevailing

2

HR

40

0

0

HU

51

32

0

IE

10

0

0

IT

90–100

MEB prevailing

1

LT

5–7

0

0

LU

100

MEB prevailing

2

LV

Na

na

2

MT

1

0

0

NL

100

90

1

PL

1

0

0

PT

20

75

1***

RO

50

SEB prevailing

0

SE

95

95

1

SI

90–100

na

1

SK

11–12

MEB prevailing

0

UK

33

0

0

Notes: CBC and MEB values are estimates.* 0 = no practice, 1 = limited/exceptional, 2= pervasive. Cases of functional equivalence are put in parenthesis.

** To all the employers due to the compulsory membership

*** Extension practices abolished or limited in 2011 or 2012

CBC = collective bargaining coverage: employees covered as a percentage of the total number of employees in the sector

MEB = multi-employer bargaining relative to single-employer bargaining

SEB = single-employer bargaining

na = not available

Source: Author’s own elaboration from national contributions (2013)

Coverage

The situation differs widely between countries. Of the 24 countries with available data, nine have high rates of collective bargaining coverage, exceeding 80%. These countries are Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Sweden and Slovenia.

The Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Hungary and Romania have medium coverage rates that oscillate between 50% and 70%.

The remaining countries with available information (Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Ireland, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovakia, UK) have a rate of collective bargaining coverage that oscillates between 5% and 40%.

In Malta, collective bargaining is practically nonexistent.

In Poland, collective bargaining is very low (close to 1%) and it is only conducted at company level.

Several factors that sometimes interact with each other, such as the predominance of multi-employer bargaining or the existence of pervasive extension practices, generally explain the highest coverage rates. Similarly, the predominance of single-employer bargaining and lack of extension practices explain the lowest coverage rates (Cyprus, Ireland, Lithuania, Malta, Poland).

Participation in public policy

Interest associations can influence public policy in two ways.

  • They may be consulted by the authorities on matters affecting their members.
  • They may be represented on ‘corporatist’ (in other words tripartite) committees and policy consultation boards.

This study considers only cases of consultation and corporatist participation that explicitly relate to sector-specific matters. Consultation processes can be wide-ranging and, therefore, the organisations consulted by the authorities may vary according to issues and may depend on changes in government. Moreover, consultation may be occasional rather than regular.

Trade unions or interest representations

A total of 94 of the 122 sector-related unions with available data (or 77%) are consulted.

Authorities consult the unions in all the countries except Greece. Unions are regularly consulted in Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Finland, France, Hungary, Latvia, Slovakia Spain, Sweden, and the UK. In Spain, however, the unions stress that consultation has not led to joint agreement or initiatives.

Since a multi-union system has been established in 25 of the 28 countries, it is not possible to rule out the authorities favouring certain trade unions over others or unions competing for participation rights. In some countries with a multi-union system where there is a noticeable practice of consultation, any existing trade union can take part in the consultation process. In contrast, only some of the sector-related trade unions are consulted in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Italy and Slovenia.

Employer organisations or business associations

Of the 112 employer organisations for which related data are available, 103 (or 92%) are consulted by the authorities.

Employers’ organisations are consulted by the government in all the countries with sector-related organisations except Greece and Malta. Organisations are regularly consulted in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

In those countries with a multi-organisation system where consultation is practised (Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, the UK), all existing employer organisations can take part in the consultation process. In contrast, only some can take part in the consultation process in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

Companies

Consultation does not apply in the case of the companies.

Tripartite participation

Genuine sector-specific bodies have been established in 17 of the 28 Member States (Table 5). Tripartite bodies have been established in Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia and the UK. In some of the countries there are several bodies dealing with different issues (Italy or France) or focused on specific subsectors (Belgium).

The scope of activity of the tripartite and bipartite bodies is focused on education and training (France, Italy, Netherlands, Denmark, UK), environmental issues (Denmark), welfare funds and social security issues (Netherlands, France or Italy), undocumented work (Germany), payroll system (Finland) or health and safety (Italy, Finland, France, UK). Other bodies have wide ranging scope of activities (Spain, Bulgaria, Hungary, Croatia, Romania or Slovakia) .

On the other hand, it is worth noting that in case of Spain, the unions have criticised the unbalanced structure of the body (the unions have two votes and the employers’ organisations have six) and the lack of tripartite results.

Table 5: Tripartite and bipartite sector-specific boards of public policy, 2013

 

Name of the body and scope of activity

Bipartite/ tripartite

Origin

Trade unions participating

Employer organisations participating

BE

Different joint committees for following subsectors: transport and logistics, transport and logistics – motor bus, trolley bus; transport and logistics – taxi operation; transport and logistics – road transport services; transport and logistics – freight transport and air transport support activities; transport and logistics – removal services; international trade, transport and logistics; urban and regional transport; urban and regional transport – Flemish area; urban and regional transport – Walloon area; urban and regional transport – Brussels area

All are bipartite

All are statutory

ABVV-FGTB, CSC/ACV, CGSLB/ACLVB

UPTR, CBD-BKV, GTL, FBAA, Febetra, CBD

BG

Sectoral Council for Tripartite Cooperation in Transport

Tripartite

na

FTTUB and FTW

BTC and BIA

CZ

BiDi – bipartite dialogue

Bipartite

Agreement for joint project of KZPS and ČMKOS for 2010–2013

OSD

SD ČR

DE

Pact against undocumented work

Tripartite

Agreement

ver.di

BGL, DSLV

DK

(1) Educational council of transport and logistics. Covers: storage and terminal education; passenger transport education; and road transport education.

(2) Branch working environment council for transport and wholesale

(1) Bipartite

(2) Tripartite

(1) Statutory

(2) Statutory

(1) United Federation of Danish Workers, (3F)

(2) 3F

Labour and Trade (FOA)

Union of Commercial and Clerical Workers (HK)

Danish Railway Workers’ Union (DJF)

Confederation of Professionals (FTF)

(1) Confederation of Danish Industry (DI)

Danish Chamber of Commerce, Dansk Erhverv

(2) DI

Employers’ Association of the Danish Petroleum Industry (BOA)

Ministry of Finance

Local Government Denmark (KL)

Organisation of Managerial and Executive Staff in Denmark (LH)

ES

National Council of Road Transport

Tripartite

Statutory

CCOO, UGT – the unions have two votes on the Council

National Committee of Transport – made up of the representative employers’ organisations. It has six votes on the Council.

FI

(1) Working Group of the development of payroll systems

(2) Several tripartite negotiations groups related to road safety, transport of hazardous substances, and so on.

(1) Bipartite

(2) Tripartite

(1) Agreement

(2) Agreement

(1) ERTO

(2) AKT

(1) ALT

(2) ALT

FR

13 bipartite bodies dealing with different issues such as training, supplementary pension and welfare schemes, or health and safety issues

All are bipartite

All by agreement

CFDT, CGT, CGT-FO, CFTC, SNATT-CGC

TLF, FNTR, Unostra, OTRE, CSD, FNTV, FEDESFI, CNSA, FNTS, FNAP, FNAA, FEDIMAG

HR

Council for Social Dialogue in the Road Transport Sector

Bipartite

Agreement

SPV, SHV, NCS

CEA

HU

Road Transport Subsectoral Social Dialogue Committee

Bipartite

Agreement

ADU, KDSZSZ, KKSZ, KMSZ, LIGA KSZÁSZ, NEHGOSZ, TESZ, VKSZSZ/KSZOSZ, VTDSZSZ

FUVOSZ, KKVSZ, NIT, MKFE

IT

12 bipartite bodies dealing with different issues such as vocational training, health funds and pension funds

All bipartite

All by agreement except the Joint National Interprofessional Fund for the Continuous Vocational Training of Managers, which is statutory

FILT CGIL, FIT CISL, UIL Trasporti, UGL Trasporti, FAISA CISAL, Manageritalia

ANITA, Assologistica, Confetra, Conftrasporto, FAI, Federlavoro e Servizi, Confcooperative, Fedespedi, FEDIT, Legacoop, Servizi, AGCI PSL, Trasporto, UNITO, FIAP

LV

National Tripartite Cooperation Council. Transport and communication sector subcouncil

Tripartite

Statutory

LBAS

LDDK

NL

Governance Pension Fund and Governance Training Fund

Bipartite

Agreement

FNV, CNV

TLN, KVN

RO

Social dialogue commission at Ministry of Transport

Tripartite

Statutory

All national trade union confederations

All employers’ organisation representative at national level

SI

Economic and Social Council for Postal and Telecommunication*

Tripartite

Agreement

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia, Association for Transport and Communications

ZSSS – Trade Union of Workers in Transport and Communications

SK

Sectoral Tripartite in Transport – usually deals with significant issues concerning business and employment in the sector

Tripartite

Agreement

OZŽ, OZ KOVO, IOZ

CESMAD, ŽSR, ZSSK and ZAD via membership of transport section of ÚDPT SR

UK

Five tripartite bodies at subsectoral levels dealing with issues such as training and health and safety. Other bodies have an advisory role.

All are tripartite

All are statutory

GMB, Unite, URTU, USDAW, ASLEF, RMT, TSSA

FTA, RHA, ATOC, CPT

Notes: * Established but not yet active

na = not available

Source: Author’s own elaboration from NEC national contributions (2013)

European level of interest representation

At European level, eligibility for consultation and participation in social dialogue is linked to three criteria defined under Article 1 of Commission Communication COM(1998) 322 final. A social partner organisation must have the following attributes:

(a) (…) relate to specific sectors or categories and be organized at European level;

(b) (…) consist of organizations which are themselves an integral and recognised part of Member States’ social partner structures and have the capacity to negotiate agreements, and which are representative of several Member States;

(c) (…) have adequate structures to ensure their effective participation in the work of the Committees.

In terms of social dialogue, the constituent feature is the ability of such organisations to negotiate on behalf of their members and to conclude binding agreements.

This section analyses the membership domain, composition and ability to negotiate of European associations in the road transport and logistics sector.

Particularly significant in the road transport and logistics sector are one sector-related European association on the employees’ side (ETF) and three on the employers’ side (IRU, CEEP and CER). They are all listed by the European Commission as social partner organisations consulted under Article 154 of the TFEU. In addition, UITP also needs to be considered because it participates in the social dialogue committee of the road transport sector within the framework of an agreement with IRU. The analysis below concentrates on these organisations while providing supplementary information on others that are linked to the sector’s main national industrial relations actors.

Membership domain

According to its website, the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) represents more than 2.5 million transport workers from 231 transport unions and 41 European countries in the transport sector and in the tourism and fishery sector.

According to its website, the International Road Transport Union (IRU) represents 170 associations in 73 countries across all five continents in the road transport and logistics sector and sectors linked to the transport such as manufacturers of vehicles, fuels, tyres and information systems.

According to its website, the European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services (CEEP) is a general cross-industry social partner. It represents enterprises and associations providers of services of general interest from the public and private sector across Europe.

According to its website, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) represents 81 railway undertakings, infrastructure companies and vehicle leasing companies from the EU, the western Balkan countries, Turkey, Norway and Switzerland.

According to its website, the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) represents 300 member companies from the public transport sector in 92 countries.

Membership composition

The membership lists for ETF, IRU, CER, CEEP and UITP given in Tables 6 to 10 are confined to the sector-related associations in Member States and thus do not include trade unions affiliated to European-level organisations that do not have any members in the road transport and logistics sector. Details of the membership of the employer organisations were obtained from the lists provided by the organisations and a further check of the membership lists published on their websites.

ETF

Table 6 gives details of membership-related trade unions for ETF drawn from the national reports.

Table 6: Road transport and logistics trade unions affiliated to ETF, 2013

 

Trade union

Collective bargaining

Geographical coverage

AT

GPF

No

Whole country

VIDA

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

GdG-KMSfB

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

BE

CSC Services publics/ ACV Openbare diensten

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

CSC/ACV Transcom

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

ABVV-BTB/ FGTB-UBOT

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

ACLVB-CGSLB

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

CNE-GNC

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

French-speaking area

ACOD Spoor/ CGSP TBM

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

LBC-NVK

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Flanders and the Brussels area

SETCA-BBTK

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

ACOD Spoor/ CGSP Cheminots

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

SLFP Cheminots/ VSOA Spoor

No

Whole country

BG

FWT (Podkrepa according to ETF list)

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

FTTUB

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Only the Basque country region

STUNION

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

CY

OMEPEGE-SEK (FTPAW according to ETF list)

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

CZ

OSD

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

DE

EVG

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

ver.di

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

DK

3F

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

EE

ETTA

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

ERAÜ (Evray according to ETF list)

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

EL

OFE

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

ES

FSC-CCOO

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

TCM-UGT

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

FGAMT-CIG

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Galicia

ELA-Zerbitzuak

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Basque country

FI

ERTO

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

AKT

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

VML

No

Whole country

JHL

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

FR

CFTC des Transports

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

FGTE-CFDT

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

UNSA Transport

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

HR

SPV

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

HU

KSZOSZ

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

KMSZ

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

NEHGOSZ

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

ADU

Na

Whole country

IE

SIPTU

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

TSSA

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

IT

FILT-CGIL

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

FIT-CISL

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

UIL Trasporti

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

LT

LKADPSF

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

LADPS

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

LU

SYPROLUX

No

Whole country

FNCTTFEL-Landesverband

No

Whole country

LCGB Transports

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

ACAL (member of ÖGB-L)

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

LV

LAKRS

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

LDzSA

No

Whole country

MT

GWU

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

NL

CNV Vakmensen

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

FNV Bondgenoten

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

PL

KSTD NSZZ ‘Solidarność’

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

RO

ATU Romania

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

Federaţia STAR

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

SE

Ledarna

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

Kommunal

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

Transport

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

SEKO

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

SFB

No

Whole country

ST

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

SK

OZŽ

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Only the Basque Country region

UK

ASLEF

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

CWU

No

Whole country

GMB

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

RMT

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

TSSA

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

USDAW

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

Unite

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

URTU

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

At least one sectoral affiliation to ETF is found in all Member States except for Portugal and Slovenia. The unions affiliated to ETF in these two countries included in the membership list provided to Eurofound are not sector-related: that is, they do not have members in the road transport and logistics sector. (FESMAR, Oficiaismar and SOEMMM from Portugal and the Trade Union of Railway Workers of Slovenia, the Crane Operators of the Port of Koper and SUS from Slovenia are ETF members but are not sector-related.)

ETF has 74 direct affiliations in Member States of which 66 participate in sectoral collective bargaining. Therefore, 59% of the unions listed in Tables A2.2 are directly affiliated to ETF.

All the unions affiliated to ETF cover the sector in all the regions of their countries except for CNE-GNC and LBC-NVK in Belgium and FGAMT-CIG and ELA-Zerbitzuak in Spain, which are active only in some regions.

IRU

Table 7 lists the employers’ organisations and companies in the sector that are members of IRU.

Table 7: Road transport and logistics employers’ organisations and companies affiliated to IRU, 2013

 

Employers’ organisation/ company

Collective bargaining

Geographical coverage

AT

FVBGPKW

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

AISÖ

No

Whole country

BE

GTL

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

FBAA

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

Febetra

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

BG

AEBTRI

na

Whole country

CY

TDA

na

Na

CZ

CESMAD Bohemia

No

Whole country

DE

DSLV

No

Whole country

BWVL

No

Whole country

AIST

No

Whole country

BZP

No

Whole country

BDO

No

Whole country

BGL

No

Whole country

DK

DTL Arbejdsgiver

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

AKT

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

EE

ERAA

No

Whole country

EL

OFAE

No

Whole country

ES

ASTIC

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

FI

SKAL

No

Whole country

LAL

No

Whole country

STL

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

FR

FNTR

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

FNTV

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

UNIT

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Mainland France and European islands

AFTRI

No

Whole country

HR

Transportkomerc (HCP)

No

Whole country

HU

MKFE

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

IE

IRHA

No

Whole country

IT

Uicciaa

No

Whole country

ANAV

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

Confetra

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

LT

LINAVA

No

Whole country

LU

CLC

No

Whole country

FLEAA

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

LV

Latvijas auto

No

Whole country

NL

EVO

No

Whole country

TLN

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

KNV

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

PL

ZMPD

No

Whole country

PT

ANTROP

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

RO

UNTRR

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

SE

BR

No

Whole country

STF

No

Whole country

Sveriges Åkeriföretag

No

Whole country

SI

GIZ Intertransport

No

Whole country

SK

CESMAD Slovakia

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Whole country

UK

CPT

No

Whole country

RHA

No

Whole country

FTA

No

Whole country

Note: na = not available

In all countries, except Malta, there is at least one sectoral affiliation to IRU. It has 50 direct affiliations from Member States, all of which are employers’ organisations. Therefore, 33% of the employer organisations listed in Tables A2.5 to A2.9, and 29% of all the organisations included in the study (including also companies) are directly affiliated to IRU.

Of these, 20 (42%) are involved in sectoral collective bargaining; information was not available for AEBRI in Belgium and TDA in Cyprus.

All the employer organisations affiliated to IRU cover the sector in all the regions of their countries except for UNIT in France.

CER

Table 8 lists the employers’ organisations and companies that are members of CER.

Table 8: Road transport and logistics employers’ organisations and companies affiliated to CER, 2013

 

Employers’ organisation/ company

Collective bargaining

Geographical coverage

AT

FVSB

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

BG

BDZ Cargo (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only some regions*

BDZ Passenger Transport (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only some regions*

CZ

CD (company)

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Only some regions*

DE

VDV

No

Whole country

EL

OSE (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Whole country

Trainose (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Whole country

FR

UTP

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

IE

IE (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only Dublin

LU

CFL (company)

No

Whole country

SE

Tågoperatörerna

No

Whole country

SK

ŽSR (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only High Tatras region

ZSSK (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only High Tatras region

UK

ATOC

No

Whole country

Note: * Not specified in national report.

CER has 14 sectoral affiliations in 11 countries; in the case of Italy, CER affiliations are not sector-related (according to the national contribution). Of these, nine are companies and five are employer organisations. Therefore, 8% of all the organisations listed in Tables A2.5 to A2.9 are directly affiliated to CER.

Two of the affiliated employers’ organisations are involved in sectoral collective bargaining.

All the affiliated companies have concluded single-employer agreements apart from CFL in Luxembourg.

Eight affiliations cover the sector in all regions of their countries, while the remaining organisations are only active in some regions.

CEEP

Table 9 lists the employers’ organisations and companies that are members of CEEP. 

Table 9: Road transport and logistics employers’ organisations and companies affiliated to CEEP, 2013

 

Employers’ organisation/ company

Collective bargaining

Geographical coverage

AT

VÖWG

No

Whole country

FVSB

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

BE

De lijn (company)

Yes, single employer bargaining

Only in Flanders

BG

BICA

Yes, single-employer bargaining

na

DE

bvöd

No

Whole country

VDV

No

Whole country

ES

CRT Madrid (company)

Yes

No, only in the Autonomous Community of Madrid

FR

EPL

No

Whole country

HU

Stratosz

No

Whole country

IT

ASSTRA

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

PL

Pracodawcy RP

No

Whole country

PT

CARRIS (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only in Lisbon

SE

KFS

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

SKL

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

UK

TfL (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Whole country

Note: na = not available

CEEP has 15 sectoral affiliations in 12 countries. Of these, four are companies and 11 are employer organisations. Therefore, 9% of all the organisations listed in Tables A2.4 to A2.9 are directly affiliated to CEEP.

All the four companies have concluded single-employer agreements.

All the affiliations cover the sector in all regions of their countries except CARRIS in Portugal, which is only in active Lisbon, and De lijn in Belgium, which is active only in Flanders.

Table 10 lists the employers’ organisations and public transport companies that are members of UITP.

Table 10: Road transport and logistics employers’ organisations and companies affiliated to UITP, 2013

 

Employers’ organisation

Collective bargaining

Geographical coverage

AT

FVSB

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

BE

UBTCUR/ BVGSS

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

BG

SOFIA BUS Transport (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only Sofia region

SOFIA Electrotransport (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only Sofia region

CZ

ČD (company)

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Only some regions (not specified in national report)

DE

VDV

No

Whole country

DK

FYNBUS (company)

No

Only in southern Denmark and Fuen

EL

Road transport S.A. (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only Prefecture of Attica

Urban rail transport S.A. (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only Prefecture of Attica

ES

TB, S.A. (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only Barcelona and surrounding towns

EMT (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only Madrid

FI

ALT

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

FR

UTP

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

IE

Bus Éireann (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only Dublin

Dublin Bus (company)

Yes, single-employer bargaining

Only Dublin

IT

ASSTRA

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

LU

FLEAA

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

NL

KNV

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

PT

ANTROP

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Whole country

RO

URTP

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Whole country

SE

Svensk Kollektivtrafik

No

Whole country

UK

CPT

No

Whole country

UITP has 22 sectoral affiliations in 18 countries; the organisations in Hungary, Lithuania and Poland listed by UITP are not sector-related. Therefore, 12% of all the organisations listed in Tables A2.4 to A2.9 are directly affiliated to UITP.

Of the 22 affiliations, 10 are public transport companies and 12 are employers’ organisations.

Nine companies have concluded single-employer agreements.

Nine of the employers’ organisations are involved in collective bargaining.

A total of 12 of the affiliations cover the sector in all the regions of their countries, while 10 are only active in some regions.

Capacity to negotiate

The European Commission’s second criterion for EU-level social partners to be consulted under Article 154 of TFEU is that they:

  • shall consist of organisations, which are themselves an integral and recognised part of Member State social partner structures;
  • have the capacity to negotiate agreements;
  • be representative of several Member States.

The European sectoral social partners should thus be able to prove their capacity to negotiate on behalf of their members and to enter into ‘contractual relations, including agreements‘ (Article 155 TFEU), that is, the capacity to commit themselves and their national affiliates. This criterion refers to the negotiation of agreements as provided for in Article 155 TFEU; negotiating other types of joint texts such as joint opinions, frameworks of action and guidelines is not considered to be sufficient in this context.

This capacity to negotiate entails the existence of a mandating procedure of the member associations to the EU-level organisation. The mandate/mandating procedure can be either ‘statutory‘ (that is, laid down in the statutes (constitution) of the organisation or annexed to them) or ‘non-statutory‘ (that is, laid down in secondary (formal) documents, such as rules of procedures, memoranda of understanding or decisions by the governing bodies of the organisation). If no such formal mandating procedure can be identified, the condition concerned is not fulfilled

Where a mandate exists, it can be further described or qualified in terms of the conditions and procedure for the European social partner organisation to be given the authorisation to enter into a specific negotiation, as well as for the ratification of a possible agreement. In this respect, specific attention is paid to the type of applicable decision procedures (unanimity, different types of majority voting). The frequency of making use of this mandating procedure and/or the number of concluded agreements are expressions of the real capacity to negotiate of social partner organisations.

As part of this representativeness study, European social partners were asked to prove through their statutes and by reference to past agreements whether or not they had the capacity to negotiate on behalf of their members agreements as provided for in Article 155 TFEU. Table 11 describes the type of mandate held by the European social partners in the road transport and logistics sector.  

Table 11: Type of mandate of the European social partners in the road transport and logistics sector

Trade union

ETF

ETF has a general mandate to negotiate as part of its constitution.*

Information on mandating/ ratification procedure

The Executive Committee, which is the governing body of the ETF between congresses, decides the guidelines governing the procedure for negotiations and agreements between social partners in the EU. These guidelines are subject to ratification by the affiliated organisations from EU countries represented at Congress.

The ETF Section concerned (that is, the ETF institution each affiliated union has the right to participate in, to the extent that it represents workers from the sector concerned) adopts a negotiation mandate and strategy. The Section president, who is a member of the Executive Committee, keeps the Executive Committee informed about the progress of the negotiations and the final results. In practice, it is the Section concerned that ratifies possible agreements.

Mandate applied in the past

ETF has used the mandate to conclude an agreement on certain aspects of the working conditions of mobile workers engaged in interoperable cross-border services in the railway sector. This agreement was transformed into Council Directive 2005/47/EC.

Employer organisations

IRU

Article 2 of its statues states that IRU ‘will build increasingly productive relations with European trade unions via the European sector social dialogue, after full discussion and adoption of a common position by the IRU member associations’.

Information on mandating/ ratification procedure

IRU has one common mandating procedure for all kinds of initiatives.

Regarding the voting procedure, Article 18 of the IRU constitution* stipulates: ‘in the IRU Transport Councils, each active member has, at its disposal, the number of votes attributed to it according to Article 15, whatever the number delegates present. Decision by the IRU Transport Councils shall be taken by a show of hands and by a majority of active members present, irrespective of the number of votes attributed to them. However, at the prior request of at least five active members, voting on the decisions submitted to the Transport Council shall take place by secret ballot. In the event of a secret ballot, the decision shall be taken by a majority of votes of the active members taking part in the vote. In the framework of the functions defined in Article 16 a) and b), voting by correspondence is permitted in respect of written proposals transmitted to it by their respective President or the IRU Secretary General. For the functions in Article 16 c), neither voting by correspondence, nor voting by proxy is permitted. Any decision taken by the IRU Transport Councils shall be immediately transmitted to the IRU Presidential Executive’.

Regarding sectoral social dialogue, IRU positions are negotiated and agreed internally in the IRU Committee on Social Affairs (CAS), the statutory committee for social issues at both global and EU level. Should the EU social partners decide to enter into official negotiations to conclude an agreement as per Article 155 TFEU, a mandate for these negotiations would be submitted to CAS and voted on by the members following the procedure outlined above. The annual CAS work programme refers to this procedure and general cooperation with the trade unions:

‘(a) Develop, at global level, a pro-active and structured social dialogue, seeking common areas of understanding with trade union organisations. This should be initiated after adoption of a common position by the IRU Member Associations.

(b) In particular, at EU level:

  • monitor the evolution of the EU social and employment area and the intention of the EU Commission in these areas and coordinate the political action of the IRU in relation to the EU in relation to the EU institutions;
  • build increasingly productive relations with European trade unions via the European sectoral social dialogue, after full discussion and adoption of a common position by the IRU Member Associations’.

Mandate applied in the past

IRU has not signed to date an agreement as per Article 155 TFEU.

UITP

Article 1 of its statutes* says that ‘in order to reach its objectives, it promotes the interests of its Members and may represent them vis-à-vis other organisations, including vis-à-vis the international trade union organisations subject to a specific mandate in such a last case by the competent body of the association’.

Information on mandating/ ratification procedure

UITP has one common mandating and ratification procedure for all kinds of initiatives.

The procedures to mandate on a common action between the European Committee of UITP and European trade unions represented by ETF (and specifically the Committee of Urban Transport of ETF) as well as to ratify a common text must be agreed unanimously between the members of the European committee of UITP.

The internal regulation of the European Committee of UITP, article 6 regarding the decision procedure says (in French):

‘As a general rule, the decision of the Committee is taken following oral voting, but can also be adopted via written correspondence regarding a motion on the basis of former exchange of documents. Each Member State of the European Union disposes of one vote … Each member presents the opinion of its country after previous consultation. The committee aims as much as possible to reach unanimity between the member states on questions regarding the European Union …’.

Mandate applied in the past

UITP has not to date signed an agreement as per Article 155 TFEU.

CEEP**

CEEP has a general and statutory mandate to negotiate with European social partners.*

Information on mandating/ ratification procedure

The mandate for European social dialogue is approved by the General Assembly, which is the competent decision-making body. It can decide on these matters with a qualified two-thirds majority if at least half of its sections are present. The CEEP’s Social Affairs Board then takes part in the negotiations. The outcome of the European social dialogue must be approved by the General Assembly with the same procedure and voting requirements.

Mandate applied in the past

Example: a framework agreement on parental leave was concluded with the Union of Industrial and Employers’ Confederations of Europe (now BusinessEurope) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) on 14 December 1995. This agreement was later transformed into the Parental Leave Directive (96/34/EC).

CER

The general voting procedure in CER’s constitution* can be used for both the mandating and the ratification of agreements. According to CER, the scope of the objectives/purpose and activities described in its statutes is broad enough to allow it to conclude agreements as per Article 155 TFEU.

Information on mandating/ ratification procedure

Article 10 of CER’s statutes provides that ‘the General Assembly shall have full powers in fulfilling the Association’s purpose. It shall consist of full and associate members, represented by persons with the status of Chairman or Director General or equivalent, or by other executives with adequate ranking, such as board member or head of international relations, explicitly designated by them to this end‘.

Article 12 of the legal statutes states that ‘number of votes of full and associate members at the General Assembly shall correspond in each case to the percentage that an individual fee represents of the total fees for the current financial period at the date of the General Assembly meeting. The right to vote is linked to the payment of the annual service fee. Members that have not settled the invoiced membership fee will lose their right to vote until their debt towards the Association is settled’.

Article 14 of the legal statutes provides that ‘decisions of the General Assembly shall be adopted based on a two-thirds majority of votes cast, without taking abstentions into account‘.

Mandate applied in the past

The mandate was used to conclude:

Notes: * The full text of the constitution was provided to Eurofound.

** CEEP’s capacity to negotiate was also assessed in the Eurofound report on  cross-sectoral social dialogue, Representativeness of the social partners in the European cross-industry social dialogue.

Source: Author’s assessment of information supplied to Eurofound

Other European organisations

As final proof of the weight of ETF, IRU, CER, CEEP and UITP, it is useful to look at the other European organisations to which the sector-related trade unions and employer organisations are affiliated.

The affiliations of the trade unions are listed in Table A2.3. Five European organisations other than ETF cover at least three countries:

  • European Federation of Public Services Union (EPSU);
  • European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW);
  • European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT);
  • Union Network International – Europe (UNI Europa);
  • IndustriAll European Trade Union (IndustriAll).

The presence of these organisations in the list reflects the overlapping domains of many trade unions, since they do not claim to attract unions belonging to the road transport and logistics sector. The exception is ESPU because it can claim to attract employees working in public-ownership companies, which in some countries are important in the urban and suburban passenger land transport subsector. According to the bottom-up approach, which may underestimate the number of sectoral organisations affiliated to EPSU, this union has sector-related affiliations in eight countries. However, this overview of affiliates underlines the principal status of ETF as the sector’s labour representative.

A similar review of the membership of the national employer organisations and business associations can be derived from Table A2.8. Some of them have different European associations other than IRU, CER, CEEP and UITP. Thus two European associations cover at least three countries:

  • European Road Haulers Association (UETR);
  • European Association for Forwarding, Transport, Logistics and Customs Services (CLECAT).

Both organisations are sector-related and, according to information on their websites retrieved in July 2014, have affiliations in 10 countries (UETR) and 15 countries (CLECAT).

Further information provided by Eurofound’s Network of European Correspondents shows that UETR has a high proportion of members (nine out of 11 in eight countries) that meet the criteria to be included in this study (that is, they are sector-related and involved in collective bargaining). CLECAT has only six members (out of 16 in 15 countries) that meet these criteria.

On both sides of industry, other organisations have been identified that could be potentially deemed representative for subsections of the sector: EPSU on the workers’ side, and UETR and CLECAT on the employers’ side. None of these are on the European Commission’s list of interest organisations to be consulted on behalf of the sector under Article 154 TFEU. Neither do they participate in the sector-related European social dialogue nor have they requested to be consulted under Article 154 TFEU. For this reason, their capacity to negotiate was not explored.

Conclusions

A pluralist associational system prevails on both the employees’ side and the employers’ side of the road transport and logistics sector.

All Member States record at least one sector-related trade union. The study identified 126 sector-related trade unions that fulfil the criteria for inclusion. In three countries only one sector-related union is recorded, in five countries two are recorded and in another five countries three are recorded; 15 countries record four or more sector-related unions, thus showing a fragmented landscape.

On the employers’ side, the study identified 153 sector-related employer organisations. Six countries record only one employers’ organisation; five countries record two organisations; two countries record three organisations and 15 countries record four or more. However, 23 sector-related companies are identified in 10 countries. All these companies are members of a European-level sectoral employers’ organisation. According to the selection criteria for this study, all companies affiliated to a European-level employers’ association are included irrespective of whether or not they are involved in collective bargaining – but only in those cases where there is no employers’ organisation affiliated to a ‘sector-related’ European association in the countries under consideration.

There are differences between the trade unions and employer organisations with regard to the domain demarcation. Sectional overlap is the dominant sector-related domain pattern of the trade unions in the road transport and logistics sector, occurring in 58% of cases. The domain patterns of the employer organisations tends to be narrower. Here sectionalism is the dominant domain pattern, accounting for 60% of all cases.

Sixteen of the companies have a sectionalism domain and six have a sectional overlap domain. Information was not available for one company. The 16 companies with a sectionalism domain are active only in the urban and suburban passenger land transport subsector. The six companies with a sectional overlap domain cover other passenger transport activities as well as the urban and suburban passenger land transport subsector. Most of the companies are public-ownership companies.

Figures on sectoral density are only available for 30% of the unions covered by the study. Most of the trade unions record low and very low sectoral densities (less than 10%). This is generally explained by the fragmented union landscape, where the union domains overlap with each other. In a few countries where there are several trade unions whose domains overlap (for example, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland), there are unions recording relatively high sectoral densities together with unions recording low sectoral densities. In Denmark, where there is only one sectoral union, this trade union records a sectoral density close to 55%. Of the unions included in the study, 64% reported having members in the largest companies.

Figures on the sectoral density of the employers’ organisations are available for more organisations in terms of companies and in terms of employees. Generally, sectoral densities are low, with only four employers’ organisations showing a sectoral domain density in terms of companies that exceeds 50%. This may be explained by the fragmented landscape that prevails in most of the countries. When information is available for both kind of densities (38 cases), the sectoral domain densities of companies tend to be lower than the densities in terms of employees. This happens in 33 out of the 38 cases and could indicate a slightly higher propensity of the larger companies to associate compared with their smaller counterparts. In this sense, it is worth noting that 82 organisations report having members in the largest road transport and logistics companies, while there is no available information on this aspect for 42 organisations (Table A2.6). The concept of sectoral density does not apply to the companies and is therefore not provided.

In terms of the sector’s collective bargaining coverage, the situation widely differs between countries:

  • nine of the 24 countries with available data record high rates of collective bargaining coverage, exceeding 80%;
  • four of the 24 countries with available data record medium coverage rates that range between 50% and 70%;
  • the remaining countries with available information record a rate of collective bargaining coverage that ranges between 5% and 40%.

A number of factors explain the highest coverage rates, such as the predominance of multi-employer bargaining and the existence of pervasive extension practices; these sometimes interact with each other. Similarly, the predominance of single-employer bargaining and a lack of extension practices explain lowest coverage rates.

As far as the participation in public policy is concerned, the authorities consult 94 of the 122 (77%) sector-related unions with available data. On the employers’ side, 103 of the 112 employers’ organisations for which related data are available are consulted (or 92%). However, the study reveals that genuine sector-specific bodies have been established in 17 of the 28 Member States.

According to the Article 1 of Commission Communication COM(1998) 322 final, organisations that are eligible to be consulted shall:

(a) … relate to specific sectors or categories and be organised at European level;

(b) … consist of organisations which are themselves an integral and recognised part of Member States’ social partner structures and have the capacity to negotiate agreements, and which are representative of several Member States;

(c) … have adequate structures to ensure their effective participation in the work of the Committees.

Two of the European social partners, ETF and IRU, clearly fulfil these criteria. ETF has 74 direct affiliations (59% of the unions identified in the study) in 26 Member States, of which 66 participate in sectoral collective bargaining. IRU has 50 direct affiliations in 27 Member States (33% of the all the employers’ organisations included in the study and 29% when also taking companies into consideration) of which 20 of the affiliated employer organisations (42%) are involved in sectoral collective bargaining.

UITP also fulfils the criteria. It has 22 sector-related affiliations in 18 Member States (10 companies and 12 employer organisations). Nine companies and nine employer organisation are involved in sector-related collective bargaining.

CER and CEEP may also fulfil those criteria, but they are less representative within the sector, since they have affiliations in less than half of Member States. CER has 14 sectoral affiliations in 11 countries; eight companies and two of the affiliated employer organisations are involved in sector-related collective bargaining. CEEP has 15 sectoral affiliations in 12 countries; four companies and five employer organisations are involved in sector-related collective bargaining.

However, ETF, IRU, UITP, CER and CEEP have all been given a general mandate to negotiate on behalf of their members.

No further European-level actors with a comparable coverage could be found on either side of the industry. On the employees’ side, EPSU is important in some countries n the urban and suburban passenger land transport subsector. However, a bottom-up approach showed sectoral-related affiliations in eight Member States.

On the employers’ side, there are two sectoral European associations that cover at least three countries: UETR and CLECAT. With has eight members in six countries, UETR fulfils the criteria for inclusion in this study and CLECAT (affiliations in six countries) also fulfils the criteria for inclusion.

Top-down and bottom-up approach analyses of the road transport and logistics sector in Member States show that ETF and IRU should be regarded as the most important EU-wide representatives in the sector of the employees’ and employers’ sides, respectively. For the subsector of urban public transport, UITP, CER and CEEP should also be considered important EU-wide employers’ representatives.

Annex 1: Methodological approach

This involves a clarification of the unit of analysis at both the national and European level of interest representation. The study includes only organisations whose membership domain is ‘sector-related’.

Conceptual framework

The study follows the conceptual and methodological approach of the series of representativeness studies.

A European association is considered a relevant sector-related interest association if:

  • it is on the Commission’s list of interest organisations to be consulted on behalf of the sector under Article 154 TFEU;
  • and/or it participates in the sector-related European Social Dialogue;
  • and/or it has requested to be consulted under Article 154 TFEU.

A. The association’s domain relates to the sector.

B. The association is:

  1. either regularly involved in sector-related collective bargaining,
  2. and/or affiliated to a ‘sector-related’ European association of business or labour on the Commission’s list of European social partner organisations consulted under Article 154 of the TFEU and/or that participates in the sector-related European social dialogue.

Demarcation of the sector

For the purpose of this study, the road transport and logistics sector is defined in terms of the Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community (NACE) to ensure the cross-national comparability of the findings. More specifically, the road transport and logistics is defined as embracing the following sectors of NACE (Rev. 2):

  • 49.31 Urban and suburban passenger land transport;
  • 49.32 Taxi operation;
  • 49.39 Other passenger land transport , not elsewhere classified;
  • 49.41 Freight transport by road;
  • 49.42 Removal services;
  • 52.10 Warehousing and storage;
  • 52.29 Other transportation support activities;
  • 53.2 Other postal and courier activities.

The domains of the trade unions and employer organisations and the scope of the relevant collective agreements are likely to vary from this precise NACE definition. The study therefore includes all trade unions, employer organisations and multi-employer collective agreements that are ‘sector-related’ in terms of any of the following four patterns:

Figure A1: Sector-relatedness of social partner organisations: Domain patterns

Figure A1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As regards criterion A, the domains of the associations are likely to vary from the precise NACE demarcation of the road transport and logistics sector. To ascertain whether the domain of an association relates to the sector, the following questions must be answered by the Network of European Correspondents’ national correspondent based on interviews conducted with the respective national organisations.

Table A1.1: Determining the road transport and logistics ‘sector-relatedness’ of an organisation

Scope

Question: Does the association’s domain…

Possible answers

Notes and explanations

Domain of the organisation within the sector

...cover the ‘whole’ road transport and logistics sector in terms of economic activities (including all sub-activities)

Yes/No

This question refers to the economic sub-activities of the NACE code chosen. Some organisations may limit their domain to some of the sub-activities.

… cover employees in all (legal) forms of enterprises (for instance: public ownership, private ownership, multinationals, domestic companies)? (Of course, only insofar as they exist in the sector.)

Yes/No

Some organisations may limit, for instance, their domain to public-sector companies/employees only.

… cover employees in enterprises of all sizes in the road transport and logistics sector?

Yes/No

Some organisations (notably employer organisations) may limit their domain to enterprises by size class (such as SMEs only).

… cover the road transport and logistics sector in all the regions?

Yes/No

This question refers to geographical coverage. Some organisations may not be national in scope and limit their domain to some of the regions.

...cover all occupations in the road transport and logistics sector?

Yes/No

Some organisations (notably trade unions) delimit their domain to certain occupations only.

...cover blue-collar and white-collar employees in the road transport and logistics sector?

Yes/No

Some organisations (notably trade unions) delimit their domain to either blue-collar or white-collar employees

… cover employees with other than standard employment contracts in the road transport and logistics sector? (Self-employed, temporary agency workers, fixed-term contracts…)

Yes/No

Some organisations (notably trade unions) cannot potentially cover certain types of workers, such as self-employed, free-lancers, temporary agency workers.

Domain of the organisation outside the sector

…also cover employees or enterprises outside the road transport and logistics sector?

Yes/No

Some organisations may enlarge their domain to other activities not included in the road transport and logistics sector.

Source: Standardised questionnaire sent to Eurofound’s Network of European Correspondents

As regards criterion B.2, it must be said that taking affiliation to a European social-partner organisation as sufficient to determine a national association as a social partner does not necessarily imply that the association is involved in industrial relations in its own country. Although this selection criterion may seem odd at first glance, a national association that is a member of a European social partner organisation will become involved in industrial relations matters through its membership of the European organisation. Furthermore, it is important to assess whether the national affiliates to the European social partner organisations are engaged in industrial relations in their respective country. Affiliation to a European social-partner organisation and/or involvement in national collective bargaining are of utmost importance to the European social dialogue, since they are the two constituent mechanisms that can systematically connect the national and European levels.

Collective bargaining

The second indicator considers whether statutory extension schemes have been applied to the sector. For reasons of brevity, this analysis is confined to extension schemes that widen the scope of a collective agreement to employers not affiliated to the signatory employers’ organisation. Extension regulations targeting the employees are therefore not included in the research. Regulations concerning the employees are not significant to this analysis for two reasons.

Collection of data

The collection of quantitative data is essential for investigating the representativeness of the social partner organisations. It is done two-fold through a bottom-up (NEC) and a top-down approach (through lists of members of European social partners at national level).Unless cited otherwise, this study draws on country studies provided by Eurofound’s NEC, based on a standard questionnaire, which correspondents complete by contacting the sector-related social partner organisations in their countries. The contact is generally made by telephone, but might also be established by email. In case of non-availability of any representative, the national correspondents are asked to fill out the relevant questionnaires based on secondary sources, such as information given on the social partner’s website, or derived from previous research studies.

It is often difficult to find precise quantitative data. In such cases, the national centres are requested to provide rough estimates rather than leaving a question blank, given the practical and political relevance of this study. However, if there is any doubt over the reliability of an estimate, this will be noted.

In principle, quantitative data may stem from three sources:

  • official statistics and representative survey studies;
  • administrative data, such as membership figures provided by the respective organisations, which are then used for calculating the density rate on the basis of available statistical figures on the potential membership of the organisation;
  • personal estimates made by representatives of the respective organisations.

Quality control

To ensure the quality of the information gathered, several verification procedures and feedback loops are already foreseen in the series of representativeness studies.

  • First, the coordinators, in collaboration with Eurofound, will check the consistency of the national contributions.
  • Second, Eurofound sends the national contributions to the national members of its Governing Board and to the European-level sector-related social partners’ organisations. The peak-level organisations then ask their affiliates to verify the information. Feedback received from the sector-related organisations is then taken into account, if it is in line with the methodology of the study.
  • Third, the complete study is finally evaluated by the European-level sectoral social partners and Eurofound’s Advisory Committee on Industrial Relations, which consists of representatives from both sides of industry, governments and the European Commission.

Annex 2: Individual organisations

Trade unions

Table A2.1: Domain coverage and membership of trade unions organisations in the road transport and logistics sector, 2013

 

Trade union

Domain coverage

Type of membership

Active members total

Active members in the sector

Members in the largest companies

AT

vida*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

144,000

58,000

Yes

GdG-KMSfB*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

140,000

9,000

Yes

GPF*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

25,000

5,500

Yes

GPA-djp*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

172,000

na

Yes

BE

CSC Services publics/ ACV Openbare diensten*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

1,600,000

10,000

Yes

SETCA-BBTK*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

10,000

8,500

Yes

CNE-GNC*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

163,052

1,671

Yes

ACOD Spoor/CGSP Cheminots*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

na

18,950

No

LBC-NVK

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

320,000

10,000

Yes

ACLVB-CGSLB*

Overlap

Voluntary

130,574

13,720

Yes

CSC/ ACV Transcom*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

80,000

39,680

Yes

ABVV-BTB/ FGTB-UBOT*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

40,000

25,000

Yes

SLFP Cheminots/ VSOA Spoor*

Sectional overlap

Mixed

na

na

na

ACOD Spoor/CGSP TBM*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

na

na

na

BG

FWT*

Na

Voluntary

10,000

10,000

Yes

FTTUB*

Overlap

Voluntary

35,369

4,746

Yes

STUNION*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

1,000

1,000

Yes

CY

OMEPEGE-SEK*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

18,000

2,500

Yes

SEGDAMELIN-PEO*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

8,700

509

Yes

CZ

OSD*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

13,000

10,000

Yes

DOSIA*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

14,868

12,240

Yes

OSŽ*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

52,800

na

Yes

OSPEA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

685

685

Yes

DE

Ver.di*

Overlap

Voluntary

2,064,541

na

Yes

EVG*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

168,221

na

Yes

dbb Tarifunion*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

1,270,000

14,000

Yes

GöD*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

58,753

na

No

DK

3F

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

280,019

47,250

Yes

EE

ETTA

Overlap

Voluntary

3,300

2,000

Yes

ERAÜ

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

2,470

2,450

Yes

EL

ΟFE

Sectionalism

Voluntary

na

na

Yes

ES

FSC-CCOO*

Overlap

Voluntary

400,000

50,000

Yes

TCM-UGT*

Overlap

Voluntary

9,000

5,000

Yes

FGAMT-CIG*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

9,900

3,267

Yes

ELA-Zerbitzuak*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

26142

na

na

FI

AKT*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

39,000

35,000

Yes

ERTO*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

22,600

2,900

Yes

VML*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

2,000

na

No

JHL*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

180,000

1,300

Yes

FR

CGT Transports*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

34,500

na

Yes

CFTC des Transports*

Overlap

Voluntary

na

na

Yes

FGTE CFDT*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

48,000

na

Yes

FO Transports et logistique*

Overlap

Voluntary

na

na

Yes

UNSA Transports*

Overlap

Voluntary

na

na

Yes

HR

SPV

Congruence

Voluntary

4,000

2,100

Yes

SHV

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

3,000

1,800

Yes

NCS

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

Yes

HU

KSZOSZ*

Overlap

Voluntary

18,000

na

Yes

KMSZ*

Overlap

Voluntary

na

na

na

NEGHOSZ*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

4500

4,500

Yes

AKSZSZ*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

1,400

1,400

Yes

VTDSzSz*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

2,608

2,608

Yes

KDSzSz*

Congruence

Voluntary

na

na

na

KKSz*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

7,600

7,600

Yes

Liga KSZÁSZ*

Overlap

Voluntary

na

na

na

TESZ*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

Yes

IE

SIPTU*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

199,881

4,350

Yes

NBRU*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

3,500

3,500

Yes

TSSA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

849

849

Yes

IT

FILT CGIL*

Overlap

Voluntary

15,7000

10,000

Yes

FIT CISL*

Overlap

Voluntary

1,200,000

21,000

Yes

UIL Trasporti*

Overlap

Voluntary

107,000

60,000

Yes

UNICA TAXI FILT CGIL*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

na

na

Yes

Manageritalia*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

25,332

995

Yes

SLC CGIL*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

100,126

na

na

SLP CISL*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

69,003

na

na

UIL-POST*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

29,487

na

na

UGL Trasporti*

Overlap

Voluntary

na

na

na

UGL-Communicazoni*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

na

FAISA/ CISAL*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

na

FAST/ CONFSAL*

Sectional overlap

na

na

na

na

ORSA*

Overlap

Voluntary

na

na

na

LT

LKADPSF*

Overlap

Voluntary

1,200

1,000

Yes

LADPS*

Congruence

Voluntary

1,500

1,500

Yes

LU

LCGB Transports*

Overlap

Voluntary

700

250

Yes

ACAL*

Overlap

Voluntary

3,000

3,000

Yes

SYPROLUX*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

1,800

75

No

FNCTTFEL-Landesverband*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

No

LV

LAKRS*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

7834

na

Yes

LSAB*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

3,461

2

No

LDzSA*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

No

MT

GWU

Overlap

Voluntary

na

na

Yes

NL

FNV* Bondgenoten

Overlap

Voluntary

475,000

40,000

Yes

CNV Vakmensen*

Overlap

Voluntary

140,000

20,000

Yes

PL

KSTD NSZZ ‘Solidarność’*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

2,012

2,012

No

NZZK*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

350

350

No

OZZKiM*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

5,000

5,000

na

Federacja PKS

Sectionalism

Voluntary

1,000

1,000

Yes

FZZMiR*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

Yes

SKK NSZZ ‘Solidarność’*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

Yes

PT

FECTRANS

Overlap

Voluntary

25,000

17,500

Yes

STTAMP*

 

Voluntary

na

na

na

ASPTC*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

No

SNM*

na

Voluntary

na

na

na

SITRA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

5,000

,000

Yes

SENSIQ*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

No

SINDEPESCAS*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

No

FETESE*

Overlap

Voluntary

na

na

na

SIMAMEVIP*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

na

RO

ATU Romania*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

25,000

17,000

Yes

SIGOL*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

7,190

223

No

FFSSCUP*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

10,740

109

No

Federaţia STAR*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

na

na

No

FNSSR*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

1,800

1,800

Yes

FNSLTMM*

Overlap

Voluntary

1,050

na

No

SE

Transport*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

63,000

40,000

Yes

SEKO*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

90,000

35,000

Yes

Unionen*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

500,000

14,650

Yes

Kommunal*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

550,000

15,000

Yes

ST*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

65,000

6,500

Yes

Ledarna*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

90,000

na

Yes

SBF*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

3,000

50

No

SI

SDPZ*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

Yes

SOPS*

Overlap

Voluntary

8,000

na

Yes

SK

IOZ*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

13,610

1,237

Yes

OZ KOVO*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

63,000

5,000

Yes

OZŽ*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

12,125

80

No

UK

ASLEF*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

19,226

na

No

CWU*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

198,642

na

No

Community*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

32,000

na

No

GMB*

Overlap

Voluntary

na

na

No

RMT*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

77,549

15,800

No

TSSA*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

22,206

3271

No

USDAW*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

na

na

No

Unite*

Overlap

Voluntary

1,140,000

150,506

Yes

URTU*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

11,900

11,900

No

Notes:  See Table A2.3 for a more detailed description of trade union membership domains in the sector.

* Domain overlap with other sector-related trade unions

na = not available

Table A2.2: Density, collective bargaining and consultation of trade unions in the road transport and logistics sector, 2013

 

Trade union

Sectoral density (%)

Collective bargaining

Consultation

AT

vida

6.3

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

GdG-KMSfB

6.3

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

GPF

3.9

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

GPA-djp

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

BE

CSC Services publics/ ACV Openbare diensten

6.2

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

SETCA-BBTK

5.3

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

CNE-GNC

1.0

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ACOD Spoor/ CGSP Cheminots

11.7

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

No

On an ad hoc basis

LBC-NVK

6.2

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ACLVB-CGSLB

8.5

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

CSC/ACV Transcom

24.6

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

ABVV–BTB/ FGTB-UBOT

15.5

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

SLFP Cheminots/ VSOA Spoor

na

No

na

na

ACOD Spoor/ CGSP TBM

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

BG

FWT

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FTTUB

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

STUNION

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

CY

OMEPEGE–SEK

40.2

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

SEGDAMELIN-PEO

8.2

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

CZ

OSD

5.1

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

DOSIA

6.3

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

No

na

OSŽ

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

OSPEA

0.4

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

No

na

DE

Ver.di

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

EVG

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Dbb Tarifunion

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

GöD

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

DK

3F

54.7

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

EE

ETTA

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ERAÜ

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

EL

ΟFE

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

na

na

ES

FSC-CCOO

6.5

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

TCM-UGT

0.6

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

na

FGAMT-CIG

0.4

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

ELA-Zerbitzuak

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

na

FI

AKT

39.3

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

ERTO

3.3

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

VML

na

No

No

na

JHL

1.5

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

No

na

FR

CGT Transports

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

CFTC des Transports

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

FGTE CFDT

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

FO Transports et logistique

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

UNSA Transports

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

HR

SPV

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

SHV

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

NCS

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

HU

KSZOSZ

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

KMSZ

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

NEGHOSZ

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

AKSZSZ

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

VTDSzSz

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

KDSzSz

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

na

KKSz

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

Liga KSZÁSZ

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

na

TESZ

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

No

On an ad hoc basis

IE

SIPTU

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

NBRU

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

TSSA

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

IT

FILT CGIL

16.4

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FIT CISL

3.4

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

UIL Trasporti

9.8

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

UNICA TAXI FILT CGIL

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Manageritalia

0.2

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

No

na

SLC CGIL

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

na

na

SLP CISL

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

na

na

UIL-POST

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

na

na

UGL Trasporti

na

na

na

na

UGL-Communicazoni

na

na

na

na

FAISA/ CISAL

na

na

na

na

FAST/ CONFSAL

na

na

na

na

ORSA

na

Na

na

na

LT

LKADPSF

1.1

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

LADPS

1.6

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

LU

LCGB Transports

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ACAL

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

SYPROLUX

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FNCTTFEL-Landesverband

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

LV

LAKRS

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

LSAB

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

LDzSA

na

No

Yes

On a regular basis

MT

GWU

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

NL

FNV Bondgenoten

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

 

CNV Vakmensen

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

na

On an ad hoc basis

PL

KSTD NSZZ ‘Solidarność’

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

NZZK

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

OZZKiM

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Federacja PKS

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FZZMiR

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

SKK NSZZ ‘Solidarność’

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

PT

FECTRANS

14.9

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

na

na

STTAMP

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

na

na

ASPTC

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

na

na

SNM

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

na

na

SITRA

4.3

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

SENSIQ

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

na

na

SINDEPESCAS

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

na

na

FETESE

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

na

na

SIMAMEVIP

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

na

na

RO

ATU Romania

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

SIGOL

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FFSSCUP

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Federaţia STAR

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FNSSR

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FNSLTMM

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

SE

Transport

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

SEKO

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

Unionen

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Kommunal

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ST

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

Ledarna

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

SBF

na

No

Yes

On a regular basis

SI

SDPZ

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

SOPS

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

No

na

SK

IOZ

1.3

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

OZ KOVO

5.1

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

OZŽ

0.1

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

UK

ASLEF

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

na

CWU

na

No

na

na

Community

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

na

na

GMB

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

na

RMT

1.7

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

na

TSSA

0.4

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

USDAW

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Unite

16.2

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

URTU

1.3

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

Table A2.3: Affiliations of trade unions organisations in the road transport and logistics sector, 2013

 

Trade union

International, European and national affiliations

AT

vida

International: International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-CSI-IGB), UNI Global, Uniting Food, Farm and Hotel Workers World-Wide (IUF-UITA-IUL), Union Network International

European: ETF, ETUC, EFFAT, UNI Europa, EPSU

National: Austrian Trade Union Federation(ÖGB)

GdG-KMSfB

International: Public Services International (PSI), International Federation of Musicians (FIM), ITF, International Federation of Actors (FIA), International Federation of Journalists( IFJ), UNI-Mei (global union for media, entertainment and arts), FIFPro (worldwide representative organisation for all professional football players)  

European: EPSU, European Federation of Public Service Employees (Eurofedop ), ETF, European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), UNI-EuroMei (European trade union federation for services and communication)

National: ÖGB

GPF

International: UNI Global Union, UNI Europa

European: ETF

National: ÖGB

GPA-djp

International: IndustriAll, ITUC-CSI-IGB, Union Network International, World Organisation of Workers (WOW)

European: IndustriAll European Trade Union, EPSU, EFFAT, EFJ, UNI Europa

National: ÖGB

BE

CSC Services publics/ ACV Openbare diensten

International: ITF

European: ETF, ETUC, EPSU

National: Trade union federations of public services and regional mobility organisations.

SETCA-BBTK

International: UNI

European: ETF

National: Belgian General Federation of Labour (FGTB/ABVV)

CNE-GNC

International: UNI, IndustriAll, UITA

European: UNI Europa, IndustriAll, EFFAT, ETF, EPSU

National: Central Confederation of Christian Trade Unions (CSC/ACV)

ACOD Spoor/ CGSP Cheminots

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: ABVV/FGTB

LBC-NVK

International: UNI Global, IMF, International Union of Food, Agriculture, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Association (IUF), ICEM, ITUC

European: UNI-Europe, EMF, EFFAT, EMCEF, ETF, Council of European Professional and Managerial Staff (Eurocadres), EPSU, ETUC, ETUI

National: ACV

ACLVB-CGSLB

International: ITUC

European: ETUC, ETF

CSC/ACV Transcom

International: ITF, UNI

European: IndustriAll, ETF

National: UNI ACV-CSC

ABVV–BTB/ FGTB-UBOT

European: ETF, ITF, EVV, EPSU, UNI ETF, EVV, EPSU

National: ABVV/FGTB

SLFP Cheminots/ VSOA Spoor

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: Liberal Trade Union of Civil Servants (SLFP/VSOA), Federation of Liberal Trade Unions of Belgium (CGSLB/ACLVB)

ACOD Spoor/ CGSP TBM

European: ETF

BG

FWT

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: CL Podkrepa

FTTUB

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: CITUB

STUNION

European: ETF

National: CITUB

CY

OMEPEGE–SEK

International: ITF, IUF

European: ETF, EFFAT

National: SEK

SEGDAMELIN-PEO

National: TUI, PEO

CZ

OSD

European: ETF

National: Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions (ČMKOS)

DOSIA

No affiliations

OSŽ

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: Association of Independent Trade Unions of the Czech Republic (ASO ČR)

OSPEA

National: ASO ČR

DE

Ver.di

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: German Confederation of Trade Unions (DGB)

EVG

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: DGB

Dbb Tarifunion

National: CESI

GöD

National: CESI CGB

DK

3F

International: ITF, PSI, UNI-global, IndustriAll Global

European: ETF, IndustriAll, EFFAT, UNI, EFBWW, EPSU

National: Danish Confederation of Trade Unions (LO)

EE

ETTA

International: ITF

European: ETF, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), ETUC

National: Federation of Transport Workers’ Trade Unions (TAF)

ERAÜ

International: International Trade Unions Confederation of Railway Workers and Transport Builders (MKPŽ)

European: ETF

National: Estonian Trade Union Confederation (EAKL), Federation of Transport Workers’ Trade Unions (TAF)

ES

FSC-CCOO

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: Trade Union Confederation of Workers’ Commissions (CCOO)

TCM-UGT

European: ETF

National: General Workers’ Confederation (UGT)

FGAMT-CIG

International: ITF

European: ETF

ELA-Zerbitzuak

European: ETF

FI

AKT

International: ITF

European: ETF, NTF (Nordic)

National: Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK)

ERTO

International: ITF

European: ETF, NTF (Nordic)

National: Finnish Confederation of Professionals (STTK)

VML

International: ITF

European: ETF and NTF

National: SAK

JHL

International: PSI, ITF

European: ETF, EPSU, ETUC, Nordic Public Service Unions (NOFS), Nordic Federation of Unions of Municipal Employees (KNS/KPY), Nordic Union for the Service Sectors (SUN), Nordic Transport Workers’ Federation (NTF)

National: SAK

FR

CGT Transports

International: ITF

European: ETF, ETUC

National: General Confederation of Labour (CGT)

CFTC des Transports

European: ETF

FGTE CFDT

European: ETF

National: French Democratic Confederation of Labour (CFDT)

FO Transports et logistique

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: General Labour Union (FO)

UNSA Transports

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: National Federation of Independent Unions (UNSA)

EL

ΟFE

International: ITF

European: ETF

HR

SPV

European: ETF

National: Union of Autonomous Trade Union of Croatia (SSSH)

SHV

No affiliations

NCS

National: Independent Trade Union of Croatia (NHS)

HU

KSZOSZ

European: ETF

 

KMSZ

European: ETF

National: National Federation of Workers’ Councils (MOSZ)

NEGHOSZ

International: UICR

European: ETF

National: MOSZ

AKSZSZ

No affiliations

VTDSzSz

National: Association of Autonomous Trade Unions (ASZSZ)

KDSzSz

National: National Association of Hungarian Trade Unions (MSZOSZ)

KKSz

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: ASZSZ

Liga KSZÁSZ

National: Democratic League of Independent Trade Unions (LIGA)

TESZ

International: ITF

European: ETF

IE

SIPTU

European: EFFAT, ETUC, ETF

National: Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU)

NBRU

No affiliations

TSSA

International: International Transport Workers’ Federation

European: European Transport Workers’ Federation

National: ICTU

IT

FILT CGIL

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: General Confederation of Italian Workers (CGIL)

FIT CISL

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: Italian Confederation of Workers’ Union (CISL)

UIL Trasporti

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: Union of Italian Workers (UIL)

UNICA TAXI FILT CGIL

National: FILT CGIL

Manageritalia

European: CEC European Managers’ Confederation (CEC)

National: Confederation of Managerial and Professional Staff (CIDA)

SLC CGIL

International: UNI-GLOBAL UNION

National: CGIL

SLP CISL

International: UNI-GLOBAL UNION

National: CISL

UIL-POST

International: UNI-GLOBAL UNION

National: UIL

UGL Trasporti

National: UGL

UGL-Communicazoni

National: UGL

FAISA/ CISAL

National: Italian Confederation of Workers’ Autonomous Trade Unions (CISAL)

FAST/ CONFSAL

National: General Confederation of the Autonomous Trade Unions of the Workers (CONFSAL)

ORSA

No affiliations

LT

LKADPSF

European: ETF

National: Lithuanian trade Union Confederation (LPSK)

LADPS

European: ETF

National: Lithuanian Trade Union ‘Solidarumas’ (LPS ‘Solidarumas’)

LU

LCGB Transports

European: ETF

National: Luxembourg Confederation of Christian Trade Unions (LCGB)

ACAL

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: Luxembourg Confederation of Independent Trade Unions (OGBL)

SYPROLUX

International: ITF

European: ETF

FNCTTFEL-Landesverband

International: ITF

European: ETF

LV

LAKRS

International: PSI, ITF, IUF

European: EPSU, ETF, EFFAT

National: Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia (LBAS)

LSAB

International: UNI

European: LBAS

LDzSA

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: LBAS

MT

GWU

International: PSI, ITUC, ILO, ITF, IUF, International Federation of Building and Wood Workers (IFBWW), International Metalworkers’ Federation (IMF), International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mining and General Workers’ Union (ICEM), International Textiles, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation (ITGLWF), UNI, International Federation of Musicians (IFM), International Federation of Workers’ Education (IFWEA).

European: EPSU, ETUC, UNI Europa, European Workers’ Education Association (EURO WEA), Federation of Europe Retired Personal Association (FERPA), Eurocadres, ETF, EFBWW, European Metalworkers Federation (EMF), EFFAT

NL

FNV Bondgenoten

International: ILO, ITF

European: ETF

National: Dutch Trade Union Federation (FNV)

CNV Vakmensen

International: ILO, ITF

European: ETF

National: Christian Trade Union Federation (CNV)

PL

KSTD NSZZ ‘Solidarność’

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: NSZZ ‘Solidarity’

NZZK

National: Trade Unions Forum (FZZ)

OZZKiM

National: FZZ

Federacja PKS

National: All-Poland Alliance of Trade Unions (OPZZ)

FZZMiR

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: OPZZ

SKK NSZZ ‘Solidarność’

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: NSZZ ‘Solidarność’

PT

FECTRANS

International: Information not available

European: Information not available

National: General Confederation of Portuguese Workers – National Trades Union (CGTP)

STTAMP

International: Information not available

European: Information not available

National: Information not available (not at CGTP or UGT)

ASPTC

International: Information not available

European: Information not available

National: Information not available (not at CGTP or UGT)

SNM

Information not available

SITRA

National: General Workers’ Union (UGT)

SENSIQ

Information not available

SINDEPESCAS

International: Information not available

European: Information not available

National: UGT

FETESE

International: Information not available

European: Information not available

National: UGT

SIMAMEVIP

International: Info not available

European: Info not available

National: CGTP

RO

ATU Romania

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: CNSLR Frăţia

SIGOL

International: PSI

European: EPSU

National: CNS Cartel Alfa

FFSSCUP

European: Eurofedop

National: CNS Cartel Alfa

Federaţia STAR

European: ETF

National: CNS Cartel Alfa

FNSSR

National: NSLR Frăţia

FNSLTMM

National: CNS Cartel Alfa

SE

Transport

International: ITF

European: ETF, NTF

National: Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO)

SEKO

International: ITF

European: ETF, NTF

National: LO

Unionen

International: ITF

European: ETF, NTF

Kommunal

International: ITF

European: ETF, NTF

National: LO

ST

International: UNI, ITF

European: ETF, NTF

National: None

Ledarna

International: ITF

European: ETF, CEC, NTF

National: Council for Negotiation and Co-operation (PTK)

SBF

International: ITF

European: ETF, NTF

SI

SDPZ

European: ETUC

National: Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS)

SOPS

National: ZSSS

SK

IOZ

European: Employees in Building and Woodworking Industry (BWI), EFBWW

National: Confederation of Trade Unions of the Slovak Republic (KOZ SR)

OZ KOVO

International: PSI

European: EPSU, EMF

National: KOZ SR

OZŽ

European: ETF

National: KOZ SR

UK

ASLEF

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: Trades Union Congress (TUC)

CWU

International: IndustriAll Global

European: UNI Europa

National: TUC

Community

International: IndustriAll Global

European: IndustriAll European Trade Union.

National: TUC, General Federation of Trade Unions (GFTU)

GMB

International: ITF, BWI, IndustriAll, UNI Global

European: IUF, PSI, ETF, EFBWW, EFFAT, EPSU, IndustriAll European Trade Union, UNI Europa

National: TUC.

RMT

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: TUC

TSSA

International: ITF

European: ETF

National: TUC

USDAW

International: ITF, IndustriAll Global Union, IUF, UNI Global Union

European: ETF, EFFAT, IndustriAll European Trade Union, UNI Europa

National: TUC

Unite

International: ITF, BWI, IndustriAll Global Union, IUF, PSI, UNI Global Union

European: ETF, EFBWW, EFFAT, EPSU, IndustriAll European Trade Union, UNI Europa

National: TUC

URTU

European: ETF

National: TUC

Table A2.4: Domain coverage and description of trade unions in the road transport and logistics sector, 2013

 

Trade union

Domain coverage

Domain description

AT

vida*

Sectional overlap

Blue- and white-collar workers in the land transport sector except subway transport and other transport systems, social services and health, tourism, commerce, cleaning and maintenance, as well as private security services.

GdG-KMSfB*

Sectional overlap

All workers in the subsector NACE 49.31 (urban and suburban passenger land transport) run by municipalities (public transportation) and different services within the local administration.

GPF*

Sectional overlap

Public employees within the road transport excluding subsectors NACE 49.32 (taxi operation) and NACE 49.42 (removal services) as well as post and telecommunications sector, part of the air traffic control, the multimedia and the IT sectors.

GPA-djp*

Sectional overlap

White-collar employees in all sectors of the private economy

BE

CSC Services publics/ ACV Openbare diensten*

Sectional overlap

All workers in the urban and suburban passenger land transport sector (except railways) and public services of general interest

SETCA-BBTK*

Sectional overlap

White-collar workers in the private sector

CNE-GNC*

Sectional overlap

White-collar workers within the private sector (and some blue-collar workers for some exceptions)

ACOD Spoor/ CGSP Cheminots*

Sectionalism

Railway activities

LBC-NVK

Sectional overlap

White-collar employees in private sector/ ownership in Flanders and the Brussels area

ACLVB-CGSLB*

Overlap

All kind of workers in all the sectors

CSC/ ACV Transcom*

Sectional overlap

Blue-collar workers in the transport sector except in urban and suburban passenger land transport activities and culture, telecommunication, railroad (passenger and goods) transport, seafarers, dockworkers, aviation, diamond workers, and public sector

ABVV-BTB/ FGTB-UBOT*

Sectional overlap

All workers in the urban and suburban passenger land transport except removal services, warehousing and storage and other postal and courier activities. Also covers airport and port handling.

SLFP Cheminots/ VSOA Spoor*

Sectional overlap

Workers within the public railway sector

ACOD Spoor/ CGSP TBM*

Sectionalism

Public workers in the urban and suburban passenger land transport sub sector

BG

FWT*

na

na

FTTUB*

Overlap

Not specified

STUNION*

Sectional overlap

Not specified

CY

OMEPEGE-SEK*

Sectional overlap

Workers from the private sector in transport, petroleum and agriculture sectors

SEGDAMELIN-PEO*

Sectional overlap

Workers from the private sector in transport, petroleum, forestry and agriculture sectors

CZ

OSD*

Sectional overlap

Not specified

DOSIA*

Sectional overlap

Not specified

OSŽ*

Sectional overlap

Not specified

OSPEA*

Sectionalism

Not specified

DE

Ver.di*

Overlap

Not specified

EVG*

Sectional overlap

Workers in the road transport and logistics sector except NACE codes 49.4 and 52, and railways transport

Dbb Tarifunion*

Sectional overlap

Public local transport and freight transport by road and other sectors not specified

GöD*

Sectional overlap

Public and privatised passenger transport companies and public sector, privatised companies and private companies fulfilling outsourced public tasks

DK

3F

Sectional overlap

Blue-collar workers in the public sector, green sector, construction, manufacturing, and so on – skilled and unskilled work

EE

ETTA

Overlap

Workers in the whole sector and aviation workers, road workers, communal workers and locksmiths

ERAÜ

Sectional overlap

Railway employees and a few construction sector employees

EL

ΟFE

Sectionalism

All commercial ports of Greece, except Piraeus, from/ to the vessel and the means of transport.

ES

FSC-CCOO*

Overlap

Whole sector and public administration; tourism; telecommunications and information technology; graphic arts, paper and photography; mass media, culture, leisure, shows and sports

TCM-UGT*

Overlap

Whole sector and telecommunications, sea, rail and air transport

FGAMT-CIG*

Sectional overlap

Whole sector, food, sea and train transport, textile and clothing, telecommunications and service stations in Galicia

ELA-Zerbitzuak*

Sectional overlap

Whole sector, banking, commerce, cleaning, hotel and restaurants, food and emergent sectors in the Basque country

FI

AKT*

Sectional overlap

Blue-collar workers in the whole sector and stevedores, driving schools and civil aviation activities

ERTO*

Sectional overlap

Officials (white-collar workers) in the whole sector and in several branches (information technology, transportation and forwarding, advertising, market research, health care and social services, financial management, physical exercise, culture, free-time activities and other special fields)

VML*

Sectional overlap

 

JHL*

Sectional overlap

Blue-collar workers in local government sector

FR

CGT Transports*

Sectional overlap

Road transport sector except warehousing and storage and other transportation support activities and cleaning ; motorway concession holder; ambulance transportation; railway transport; civil aviation; cash-transport operation; waste industry; ski lift

CFTC des Transports*

Overlap

Whole sector and railway transport, ports, civil aviation, airport services, maritime transport, cash-transport

FGTE CFDT*

Sectional overlap

Whole sector and railways, civil aviation and maritime transport

FO Transports et logistique*

Overlap

Whole sector, cash-transport operation; waste industry; ski lift

UNSA Transports*

Overlap

Whole sector, motorway concession holder; railway

HR

SPV

Congruence

Whole sector

SHV

Sectional overlap

Drivers

NCS

Sectional overlap

Employees on roads and highways

HU

KSZOSZ*

Overlap

Whole sector, railways and related

KMSZ*

Overlap

Whole sector, railways, water, air transport

NEGHOSZ*

Sectionalism

National and international truck and bus drivers

AKSZSZ*

Sectionalism

Public passenger road transport

VTDSzSz*

Sectionalism

Whole sector except bus, tramway transport and logistics in the central Hungarian region

KDSzSz*

Congruence

Whole sector

KKSz*

Sectionalism

Public road transport

Liga KSZÁSZ*

Overlap

Whole sector, railways, water, air transport and related activities

TESZ*

Sectional overlap

Whole sector, logistic, repair/sale of commercial vehicles

IE

SIPTU*

Sectional overlap

Blue-collar workers in many different sectors

NBRU*

Sectionalism

Drivers, inspectors and operative grades in CIE Group only

TSSA*

Sectionalism

White-collar staff in CIE Group only

IT

FILT CGIL*

Overlap

Workers in all transport sectors

FIT CISL*

Overlap

Workers in all transport sectors

UIL Trasporti*

Overlap

Workers in all transport sectors

UNICA TAXI FILT CGIL*

Sectionalism

Public car drivers

Manageritalia*

Sectional overlap

Managers in NACE codes 49.41 and 52.10 and managers in the commerce, maritime agency and hotels/restaurants/catering (horeca) sector

SLC CGIL*

Sectional overlap

Postal and courier activities and sport and postal services

SLP CISL*

Sectional overlap

Employees in the entire postal sector

UIL-POST*

Sectional overlap

Employees in the entire postal sector

UGL Trasporti*

Overlap

Whole sector and railway transport and civil aviation

UGL Communicazoni*

Sectional overlap

Employees in the entire postal sector

FAISA/ CISAL*

Sectional overlap

Employees in the local public transport and in the railway sector

FAST/ CONFSAL*

Sectional overlap

Employees in the local public transport and in the railway sector

ORSA*

Overlap

Employees in all sectors of the economy

LT

LKADPSF*

Overlap

Whole sector and civil engineering, particularly road construction

LADPS*

Congruence

Whole sector

LU

LCGB Transports*

Overlap

Whole sector and civil aviation, maritime transport and private security

ACAL*

Overlap

Not specified

SYPROLUX*

Sectional overlap

Covers mainly railway sector but also some bus drivers

FNCTTFEL - Landesverband*

Sectional overlap

Public urban and suburban passenger land transport and railway transport, public sector, firemen, local administration, teachers

LV

LAKRS*

Sectional overlap

Public services – passenger transport and potentially may cover other services

LSAB*

Sectional overlap

Logistics sector and employees of post and telecommunication sector

LDzSA*

Sectional overlap

Transport industry, including transport infrastructure and railway sector

MT

GWU

Overlap

All types of workers in all sector

NL

FNV*Bondgenoten

Overlap

All types of workers in all sector

CNV Vakmensen*

Overlap

All types of workers in all sector

PL

KSTD NSZZ ‘Solidarność’*

Sectionalism

Employees within the road transport only

NZZK*

Sectionalism

Employees within the road transport only

OZZKiM*

Sectionalism

Employees within the road public passenger transport

Federacja PKS

Sectionalism

Employees within the road public passenger transport

FZZMiR*

Sectional overlap

Transportation support activities and fishing industry, passenger and freight sea transport, employees of the Maritime Office

SKK NSZZ ‘Solidarność’*

Sectional overlap

Transportation support activities all activities within the railway sector

PT

FECTRANS

Overlap

Whole sector and regular postal services, telecommunications, all other transports (air, sea, rail)

STTAMP*

na

na

ASPTC*

Sectional overlap

Tram personnel

SNM*

na

na

SITRA*

Sectionalism

Whole sector except warehousing and storage and other transportation support activities

SENSIQ*

Sectional overlap

Qualified staff in all sectors of the economy

SINDEPESCAS*

Sectional overlap

Part of warehousing and storage (related to fishery) and fishery

FETESE*

Overlap

Employees in almost all sectors

SIMAMEVIP*

Sectional overlap

Employees in almost all sectors

RO

ATU Romania*

Sectional overlap

Whole sector except removal services, warehousing and storage, other transportation support activities, other postal and courier activities. Also covers services of public utilities.

 SIGOL*

Sectional overlap

Whole sector except removal services, warehousing and storage, other transportation support activities, other postal and courier activities. Also covers services of public utilities.

FFSSCUP*

Sectional overlap

Whole sector except removal services, warehousing and storage, other transportation support activities, other postal and courier activities. Also covers services of public utilities.

Federaţia STAR*

Sectionalism

Whole sector except removal services, warehousing and storage, other transportation support activities, other postal and courier activities.

FNSSR*

Sectionalism

Whole sector except removal services, warehousing and storage, other transportation support activities, other postal and courier activities.

FNSLTMM*

Overlap

Whole sector and other types of transport

SE

Transport*

Sectional overlap

Blue-collar workers in the whole sector and in surveillance and security

SEKO*

Sectional overlap

NACE codes NACE 49.319, 49.41, 52.29 and 53.2, and employees in telecommunication, maritime, welfare, electricity and aviation.

Unionen*

Sectional overlap

White-collar workers in most of the sectors.

Kommunal*

Sectional overlap

NACE codes 49.31 and 49.39, and employees in the welfare sector

ST*

Sectional overlap

NACE codes 49.41 and 53.2, and employees in public sector and mainly in the educational sector

Ledarna*

Sectional overlap

Managers within all sectors

SBF*

Sectional overlap

NACE code 52.29 and water transport

SI

SDPZ*

Sectional overlap

All employees in the transport sector excluding the removal services (NACE 49.42) and taxi operation (NACE 49.32). Also covers telecommunication sector.

SOPS*

Overlap

Employees working in craft and small business, including transport, cleaning sector, textile industry, production of metal products, electro industry, small wooden industry, hairdressing salon services and so on

SK

IOZ*

Sectional overlap

Urban passenger transport, construction, textile and leather sectors

OZ KOVO*

Sectional overlap

Public passenger bus transport and urban passenger transport and metal, metallurgy and electrical industry and municipal service sector

OZŽ*

Sectional overlap

Part of suburban passenger land (rail) transport and the railway sector

UK

ASLEF*

Sectional overlap

Rail segment of ‘urban and suburban passenger land transport’ and not the other subsectors of road transport and logistics. It also covers railways sector

CWU*

Sectional overlap

Other postal and courier activities and Royal Mail (universal postal services provider), the Post Office, telecommunications and financial services

Community*

Sectional overlap

Other postal and courier activities and a variety of sectors, including textiles and clothing, the steel, wire and domestic appliance industries, betting shops, custodial services, and social/voluntary/charity work

GMB*

Overlap

General union whose potential domain covers the whole economy

RMT*

Sectional overlap

Urban and suburban passenger land transport’, along with ‘freight transport by road’ and ‘taxi operation’. Also covers he transport sector more widely, including other rail services and sea transport.

TSSA*

Sectional overlap

Urban and suburban passenger land transport’, along with ‘freight transport by road’ and ‘taxi operation’. Also covers he transport sector more widely, including other rail services and sea transport.

USDAW*

Sectional overlap

Freight transport by road’, ‘warehousing and storage’, ‘other transportation support activities’ and ‘other postal and courier activities’. Also covers the retail sector, along with area such as food processing and manufacturing, catering, chemical processing, pharmaceuticals, home shopping, call centres and dairy processes.

Unite*

Overlap

General union whose potential domain covers the whole economy

URTU*

Sectionalism

‘Freight transport by road’, ‘warehousing and storage’ and ‘other postal and courier activities’

Notes: * Domain overlap with other sector-related trade unions

na = not available

Employer organisations and companies

Table A2.5: Domain coverage and type of membership employer/business organisations in the road transport and logistics sector, 2013

 

Employer organisation

Domain coverage

Type of membership

AT

FVGB

Sectionalism

Compulsory

FVALS

Sectional overlap

Compulsory

FVBGPKW

Sectional overlap

Compulsory

FVSB

Sectional overlap

Compulsory

FVS

Sectionalism

Compulsory

FVSL

Sectionalism

Compulsory

FGWMK

Sectional overlap

Compulsory

VÖZ

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

AISÖ

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

VÖWG

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

BE

Febetra

Sectionalism

Voluntary

FBAA

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Fédération d’Employeurs pour le commerce international, le transport et la logistique /

Werkgeversfederatie voor de internationale handel, het vervoer en de logistiek

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

UPTR

Sectionalism

Voluntary

UBTCUR/ BVGSS

Sectionalism

Voluntary

GTL

Sectionalism

Voluntary

TLV

Sectionalism

Voluntary

CBD-BKV

Sectionalism

Voluntary

BG

NSBS*

Congruence

Voluntary

AEBTRI*

Congruence

Voluntary

BICA*

na

na

CY

TDA

na

na

CZ

SD ČR*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

ČESMAD Bohemia*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

DE

VKA*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

DSLV*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

BGL*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

BDO*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

BWVL*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

VDV*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

BZP*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

AIST*

Sectionalism

na

Bvöd*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

DK

ATL*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

DTL Arbejdsgiver*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

AKT*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

ATAX*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

ATV*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

TA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

EE

AL

Sectionalism

Voluntary

ERAA 

Sectionalism

Voluntary

EL

OFAE

Sectionalism

Voluntary

ES

ASTIC*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

CETM*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

CEOT*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

Fenadismer*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

ASINTRA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

FENEBÚS

Sectionalism

Voluntary

UNALT*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

CTE*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

AEM*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

FI

ALT*

Congruence

Voluntary

STL*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Satamaoperaattorit ry*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

 SKAL*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

 LAL*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

FR

AFTRI

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Chambre syndicale du déménagement*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

EPL*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

FEDIMAG*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

FNTR*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

FNTV*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

OTRE*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

TLF

Sectionalism

Voluntary

UNIT*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Unostra*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

UTP*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

HR

CEA

Overlap

Voluntary

Transportkomerc (HCP)

Congruence

Voluntary

HU

MKFE*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

FUVOSZ*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

KKVSZ*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

NiT HU*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

MKSZ*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

Volán Egyesülés*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

Stratosz

Overlap

Voluntary

IE

IRHA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

IT

ASSTRA*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

Uicciaa (or Unioncamere)*

Overlap

na

ANAV*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Confetra*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

Assologistica*

Overlap

Voluntary

Fedespedi*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

FISI*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

AITE*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

AITI*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

ASSOESPRSSI*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

FEDIT*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

FISE-ARE*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

ANITA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Trasporto Unito FIAP*

Congruence

Voluntary

ANIASA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

ANEF*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Federtrasporto*

Overlap

Voluntary

Conftrasporto*

Overlap

Voluntary

ASSTRI*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

FAI*

Congruence

Voluntary

Federlogistica*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Federtraslochi*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

FIAP/L*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

UNITAI*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

CLAAI*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

CNA*

Overlap

Voluntary

CNA-FITA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Confartigianato Trasporti*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

SNA-Casartigiani*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Legacoop Servizi*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

Federlavoro e Servizi - Confcooperative*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

AGCI Servizi

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

LT

LINAVA*

Congruence

Voluntary

LU

Groupement transports de Luxembourg*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

FLEAA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Fédération des Patrons Loueurs de Taxis et d’Ambulances*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

FEDELUX*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

CLC*

Overlap

Voluntary

LT

Latvijas Auto*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

MT

GRTU*

Overlap

Voluntary

NL

KNV*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

TLN*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

EVO*

Overlap

Voluntary

PL

ZMPD*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Pracodawcy RP*

Overlap

Voluntary

PT

ANTROP

Sectionalism

Voluntary

ANTRAL

Sectionalism

Voluntary

APAT

Sectionalism

Voluntary

ANTRAM

Sectionalism

Voluntary

RO

URTP*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

UNTRR*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

PR*

Overlap

Voluntary

COTAR*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

FNPSPR*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

SE

BA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

BuA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Almega*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

Sveriges Hamnar*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

KFS*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

SKL*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

BR*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

STF*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Sveriges Åkeriföretag*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Svensk Kollektivtrafik*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Tågoperatörerna*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

SIFA

na

na

SI

ZDS*

Overlap

Voluntary

ZPZ*

Overlap

Voluntary

GIZ Intertransport*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

ZDOPS

Overlap

Voluntary

SK

ČESMAD SK*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

ZAD*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

UK

ATOC*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

CPT*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

FTA*

Sectional overlap

Voluntary

RHA*

Sectionalism

Voluntary

Notes: See Table A2.4 for a more detailed description of trade union membership domains in the sector.

* Domain overlap with other sector-related employers’ organisations

na = not available

Table A2.6: Membership of employer/business organisations in the road transport and logistics sector, 2013

 

Employer organisation

Companies

Employees

Members in the largest companies

Total

In the sector

Total

In the sector

AT

FVGB

11,000

11,000

67,000

67,000

Yes

FVALS

1,800

1,300

23,000

15,000

Yes

FVBGPKW

12,905

12,850

13,200

13,150

Yes

FVSB

100

30

45,500

38,000

Yes

FVS

685

685

15,000

15,000

Yes

FVSL

15,000

1,500

20,000

20,000

Yes

FGWMK

na

na

na

na

Yes

VÖZ

62

62

na

na

Yes

AISÖ

na

na

na

na

Yes

VÖWG

123

20

100,000

55,000

Yes

BE

Febetra

1,972

1,972

na

na

Yes

FBAA

378

378

9,375

9,375

Yes

Fédération d’Employeurs pour le commerce international, le transport et la logistique /

Werkgeversfederatie voor de internationale handel, het vervoer en de logistiek

1,510

na

38,035

na

Yes

UPTR

2,012

2,012

21,000

21,000

Yes

UBTCUR/ BVGSS

na

na

na

na

na

GTL

na

na

na

na

na

TLV

1,500

1,500

18,300

18,300

na

CBD-BKV

na

na

na

na

na

BG

NSBS*

8

8

na

na

No

AEBTRI*

na

na

na

na

Yes

BICA*

na

na

na

na

na

CY

TDA

na

na

na

na

na

CZ

SD ČR*

112

57

80,000

24,600

Yes

ČESMAD Bohemia*

2,000

2,000

80,000

80,000

Yes

DE

VKA*

10,000

na

200,0000

72,000

No

DSLV*

3,000

3,000

10,5000

10,5000

na

BGL*

na

na

20,0000

na

na

BDO*

3,000

na

69,000

na

na

BWVL*

1,400

na

na

na

na

VDV*

600

na

206,100

na

na

BZP*

na

na

10,0000

10,0000

na

AIST*

na

na

na

na

na

Bvöd*

na

na

na

na

No

DK

ATL*

900

900

25,000

25,000

Yes

DTL Arbejdsgiver*

627

627

6,145

6,145

Yes

AKT*

35

35

na

na

Yes

ATAX*

na

na

2,600

2,600

Yes

ATV*

24

24

na

na

Yes

TA*

250

250

4,000

4,000

Yes

EE

AL

74

74

na

na

Yes

ERAA 

397

397

na

na

Yes

EL

OFAE

7

7

1,500

1,500

Yes

ES

ASTIC*

8,251

8,000

44,000

44,000

Yes

CETM*

31,000

31,000

21,5000

21,5000

Yes

CEOT*

2,000

19,000

100,000

90,000

Yes

Fenadismer*

30,000

30,000

70,000

70,000

No

ASINTRA*

1,869

1,869

40,000

40,000

na

FENEBÚS

2,713

2,713

30,000

30,000

na

UNALT*

na

na

na

na

na

CTE*

na

na

na

na

No

AEM*

40

40

na

na

Yes

FI

ALT*

816

816

23,000

23,000

Yes

STL*

7,100

7,100

5,000

5,000

Yes

Satamaoperaattorit ry*

na

na

2,700

2,700

Yes

SKAL*

6

6

70

70

Yes

LAL*

300

300

7,000

7,000

Yes

FR

AFTRI

450

450

na

na

Yes

Chambre syndicale du déménagement*

750

750

11,000

11,000

Yes

EPL*

1,158

77

52,658

16,216

No

FEDIMAG*

na

na

na

na

na

FNTR*

12,500

11,000

26,0000

24,0000

Yes

FNTV*

1,500

1,500

9,000

9,000

Yes

OTRE*

na

na

na

na

No

TLF

na

na

22,0000

22,0000

Yes

UNIT*

150

na

na

na

No

Unostra*

na

na

na

na

No

UTP*

180

160

na

48,500

Yes

HR

CEA

6,800

200

14,0000

3,000

Yes

Transportkomerc (HCP)

100

100

2,000

2,000

Yes

HU

MKFE*

2,900

2,900

na

42,500

Yes

FUVOSZ*

na

na

na

na

No

KKVSZ*

64

64

40,000

40,000

Yes

NiT HU*

3,100

3,100

1,900

19,000

No

MKSZ*

6

6

na

na

Yes

Volán Egyesülés*

51

43

20,000

18,700

Yes

Stratosz

na

na

na

na

na

IE

IRHA*

1,500

1,500

10,000

10,000

Yes

IT

ASSTRA*

175

na

94,000

na

Yes

Uicciaa (or Unioncamere)*

na

na

na

na

Yes

ANAV*

600

600

17,000

17,000

No

Confetra*

60

50

40,0000

30,0000

Yes

Assologistica*

na

na

na

na

Yes

Fedespedi*

2,000

2,000

40,000

40,000

Yes

FISI*

25

25

na

na

na

AITE*

na

na

na

na

na

AITI*

na

na

na

na

na

ASSOESPRSSI*

na

na

na

na

na

FEDIT*

na

na

na

na

na

FISE-ARE*

20

20

4,000

4,000

Yes

ANITA*

3,500

3,500

90,000

90,000

Yes

Trasporto Unito FIAP*

7,000

7,000

35,000

35,000

No

ANIASA*

na

na

na

na

na

ANEF*

300

300

na

na

na

Federtrasporto*

na

na

na

na

na

Conftrasporto*

na

na

na

na

Yes

ASSTRI*

na

na

na

na

na

FAI*

20

20

na

na

na

Federlogistica*

na

na

na

na

na

Federtraslochi*

na

na

na

na

na

FIAP/L*

na

na

na

na

na

UNITAI*

na

na

na

na

na

CLAAI*

na

na

na

na

No

CNA*

371,000

na

200,0000

na

na

CNA-FITA*

35,000

35,000

na

na

No

Confartigianato Trasporti*

na

na

na

na

No

SNA-Casartigiani*

na

na

na

na

No

Legacoop Servizi*

1,970

520

170,000

47,500

No

Federlavoro e Servizi - Confcooperative*

5,409

na

18,2500

na

No

AGCI Servizi

na

na

na

na

No

LT

LINAVA*

954

954

na

na

Yes

LU

Groupement transport*

260

230

5,000

4,500

Yes

FLEAA*

32

32

2,200

2,200

Yes

Fédération des Patrons Loueurs de Taxis et d’Ambulances*

60

60

2,325

2,325

Yes

FEDELUX*

8

8

300

300

Yes

CLC*

11,000

270

60,000

7,000

Yes

LT

Latvijas auto*

na

na

na

na

Yes

MT

GRTU*

na

na

na

na

na

NL

KNV*

600

600

52,500

52,500

Yes

TLN*

6,000

6,000

85,934

85,934

Yes

EVO*

20,000

20,000

na

na

Yes

PL

ZMPD*

5,051

5,051

12,0000

12,0000

No

Pracodawcy RP*

7,500

5,091

400,0000

81,000

na

PT

ANTROP

95

95

12,000

12,000

Yes

ANTRAL

na

na

na

na

na

APAT

242

242

na

na

na

ANTRAM

na

na

na

na

na

RO

URTP*

53

53

na

na

Yes

UNTRR*

1,3000

13,000

na

na

Yes

PR*

2,231

302

276,406

17,111

Yes

COTAR*

na

na

na

na

na

 FNPSPR*

na

na

10,081

na

No

SE

BA*

8,300

8,300

72,000

72,000

Yes

BuA*

410

410

24,000

24,000

Yes

Almega*

10,400

60

550,000

35,000

Yes

Sveriges Hamnar*

66

na

3,800

na

No

KFS*

600

25

37,500

4

No

SKL*

na

na

110,0000

1,500

No

BR*

420

420

20,000

20,000

Yes

STF*

300

300

4,500

4,500

No

Sveriges Åkeriföretag*

7,800

7,800

na

na

Yes

Svensk Kollektivtrafik*

24

24

na

na

Yes

Tågoperatörerna*

38

36

na

na

Yes

SIFA

na

na

na

na

na

SI

ZDS*

na

na

na

na

Yes

ZPZ*

874

815

na

na

Yes

GIZ Intertransport*

na

na

na

na

No

ZDOPS

2,700

na

22,000

na

No

SK

ČESMAD SK*

890

890

na

na

Yes

ZAD*

14

14

6,000

6,000

Yes

UK

ATOC*

41

na

50,100

na

No

CPT*

1,010

910

na

na

No

FTA*

14,000

na

na

na

Yes

RHA*

na

na

na

na

No

Notes: See Table A2.4 for a more detailed description of trade union membership domains in the sector.

* Domain overlap with other sector-related employer organisations

na = not available

Table A2.7: Density, collective bargaining and consultation of employer and business organisations in the road transport and logistics sector, 2013

 

Employer organisation

Sectoral density (%)

Collective bargaining

Consultation

Companies

Employees

AT

FVGB

82.1

47.2

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

FVALS

9.7

10.6

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

FVBGPKW

96.0

9.3

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

FVSB

0.2

26.8

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

FVS

5.1

10.6

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

FVSL

11.2

14.1

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FGWMK

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

VÖZ

0.5

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

AISÖ

na

na

No

No

na

VÖWG

0.1

38.7

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

BE

Febetra

6.2

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

na

FBAA

1.2

5.8

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

Fédération d’Employeurs pour le commerce international, le transport et la logistique /

Werkgeversfederatie voor de internationale handel, het vervoer en de logistiek

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

UPTR

6.3

13.0

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

UBTCUR/ BVGSS

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

GTL

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

TLV

4.7

11.3

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

CBD-BKV

na

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

na

On an ad hoc basis

BG

NSBS

0.0

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

AEBTRI

na

na

na

na

na

BICA

na

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

na

na

CY

TDA

na

na

na

na

na

CZ

SD ČR

0.1

12.7

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ČESMAD Bohemia (ČESMAD Bohemia)

2.9

41.2

No

No

On an ad hoc basis

DE

VKA

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

DSLV

2.6

na

No

Yes

On a regular basis

BGL

na

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

BDO

na

na

No

na

na

BWVL

na

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

VDV

na

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

BZP

na

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

AIST

na

na

No

na

na

bvöd

na

na

No

No

na

DK

ATL

7.7

29.0

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

DTL Arbejdsgiver

5.4

7.1

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

AKT

0.3

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

ATAX

na

3.0

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ATV

0.2

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

TA

2.2

4.6

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

EE

AL

1.8

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ERAA 

9.7

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ES

ASTIC

3.8

5.7

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

CETM

14.7

27.8

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

CEOT

9.0

11.6

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

na

Fenadismer

14.2

9.0

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

ASINTRA

0.9

5.2

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

FENEBÚS

1.3

3.9

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

UNALT

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

CTE

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

AEM

0.0

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

FI

ALT

3.9

25.8

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

STL

34.1

5.6

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Satamaoperaattorit ry

na

3.0

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

SKAL

0.0

0.1

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

LAL

1.4

7.9

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FR

AFTRI

2.2

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Chambre syndicale du déménagement

0.8

0.8

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

EPL

0.1

1.2

No

No

na

FEDIMAG

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FNTR

11.8

17.9

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

FNTV

1.6

0.7

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

OTRE

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

TLF

na

16.4

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

UNIT

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Unostra

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

UTP

0.2

3.6

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

OFAE

na

1.2

No

na

na

HR

CEA

4.7

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

Transportkomerc (HCP)

2.4

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

HU

MKFE

9.8

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

na

FUVOSZ

na

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

KKVSZ

0.2

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

NiT HU

10.4

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

MKSZ

0.0

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

Volán Egyesülés

0.1

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Stratosz

na

na

No

na

na

IE

IRHA

na

11.2

No

Yes

On a regular basis

IT

ASSTRA

na

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Uicciaa (or Unioncamere)

na

na

No

Yes

na

ANAV

0.5

2.8

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Confetra

0.0

49.2

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Assologistica

na

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Fedespedi

1.7

6.6

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FISI

0.0

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

No

na

AITE

na

na

na

na

na

AITI

na

na

na

na

na

Assoespressi

na

na

na

na

na

FEDIT

na

na

na

na

na

FISE-ARE

0.0

0.7

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ANITA

3.0

14.8

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Trasporto Unito FIAP

6.0

5.7

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ANIASA

na

na

na

na

na

ANEF

0.3

na

na

na

na

Federtrasporto

na

na

na

na

na

Conftrasporto

na

na

na

na

na

ASSTRI

na

na

na

na

na

FAI

na

na

na

na

na

Federlogistica

na

na

na

na

na

Federtraslochi

na

na

na

na

na

FIAP/L

na

na

na

na

na

UNITAI

na

na

na

na

na

CLAAI

na

na

na

na

na

CNA

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

CNA-FITA

30.0

na

na

Yes

na

Confartigianato Trasporti

na

na

Yes

na

na

SNA-Casartigiani

na

na

na

na

na

Legacoop Servizi

0.4

7.8

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Federlavoro e Servizi - Confcooperative

na

na

na

na

na

AGCI Servizi

na

na

na

na

na

LT

LINAVA

19.5

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

LU

Groupement transport

26.3

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

na

FLEAA

3.7

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

Fédération des Patrons Loueurs de Taxis et d’Ambulances

6.9

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FEDELUX

0.9

na

na

Yes

na

CLC

30.9

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

LT

Latvijas auto

na

na

No

Yes

On a regular basis

MT

GRTU

na

na

na

na

na

NL

KNV

2.6

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

TLN

26.1

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

EVO

86.9

na

No

Yes

na

PL

ZMPD

2.4

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Pracodawcy RP

2.4

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

PT

ANTROP

na

10.2

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ANTRAL

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

APAT

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

ANTRAM

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

na

na

RO

URTP

0.2

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

UNTRR

45.8

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

PR

1.1

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

COTAR

na

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

FNPSPR

na

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

SE

BA

56.1

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

BuA

2.8

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

Almega

0.4

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

No

na

Sveriges Hamnar

na

na

Yes, both multi-employer and single bargaining

Yes

On a regular basis

KFS

0.2

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

No

na

SKL

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

BR

2.8

na

na

Yes

On a regular basis

STF

2.0

na

No

na

na

Sveriges Åkeriföretag

52.7

na

No

Yes

On a regular basis

Svensk Kollektivtrafik

0.2

na

No

Yes

On a regular basis

Tågoperatörerna

0.2

na

No

na

na

SIFA

na

na

Yes

na

na

SI

ZDS

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

ZPZ (GZS according to CLECAT)

5.5

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

GIZ Intertransport

na

na

No

No

na

ZDOPS

na

na

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

No

na

SK

ČESMAD SK

4.8

na

Yes, single-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

ZAD

0.1

6.1

Yes, multi-employer bargaining only

Yes

On a regular basis

UK

ATOC

na

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

CPT

1.3

na

No

Yes

On a regular basis

FTA

na

na

No

Yes

On a regular basis

RHA

na

na

No

Yes

On an ad hoc basis

Table A2.8: Affiliations of employers’ and business organisations in the road transport and logistics sector, 2013

 

Employer organisation

International, European and national affiliations

AT

FVGB

International: IRU

National: Federal Economic Chamber of Austria (WKÖ)

FVALS

International: IRU

European: European Barge Union (EBU)

National: WKÖ, Working Group of International Road Hauliers of Austria (AISÖ)

FVBGPKW

International: IRU

National: WKÖ, AISÖ

FVSB

International: UITP

European: CER, European Rail Freight Association (ERFA)

National: WKÖ

FVS

International: International Federation of National Associations of Cable Car Operators (FIANET), International Organisation for Transportation by Rope (OITAF)

National: WKÖ

FVSL

National: WKÖ

FGWMK

European: Advertising Information Group (AIG), European Association of Communications Agencies (EACA), European Advertising Standards Alliance(EASA)

National: WKÖ, Federal Association of Advertising and Market Communication (FVWMK)

VÖZ

International: World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA)

European: European Newspaper Publishers’ Association (ENPA), European Federation of Magazine Publishers (FAEP)

AISÖ

International: IRU

VÖWG

International: International Centre of Research and Information on the Public, Social and Cooperative Economy (CIRIEC)

European: CEEP

BE

Febetra

International: IRU

National: Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (VBO/FEB), Institute of Road Transport & Logistics Belgium (ITLB)

FBAA

International: IRU, UITP

National: UCM, Unizo

Fédération d’Employeurs pour le commerce international, le transport et la logistique /

Werkgeversfederatie voor de internationale handel, het vervoer en de logistiek

No affiliations

UPTR

European: UETR

National: Benelux UCM, Supreme Council for the Self-employed and SMEs (CSCMI//HRZKMO), ITLB, Belgian Institute for Road Safety (IBSR/BIVV), Federal Commission on Road Safety (CFSR/FCV)

UBTCUR/BVGSS

International: UITP

GTL

International: IRU

TLV

National: UETR, UNIZO

CBD-BKV

International: IRU

BG

NSBS

European: CLECAT

AEBTRI

International: IRU

BICA

European: CEEP

CY

TDA

International: IRU

CZ

SD ČR

European: BusinessEurope – through membership of Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic (SP ČR)

National: Czech Business Representation to the EU in Brussels (CEBRE), SP ČR

ČESMAD Bohemia

International: IRU

National: Czech Chamber of Commerce (HK ČR)

DE

VKA

National: Bvöd

DSLV

International: IRU, International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)

European: CLECAT

BGL

International: IRU

BDO

International: IRU

National: German Travel Association (DRV)

BWVL

International: IRU

VDV

International: UITP

European: CER CEEP

National: Federal Association of Public Services – German section of CEEP (bvöd)

BZP

International: IRU

AIST

International: IRU

bvöd

European: CEEP Germany

DK

ATL

International: IRU – as part of Danish Transport Federation (DTF) through membership of Transport Section of Confederation of Danish Industry (DI)

European: European Transport Training Association (EuroTra)

National: DI, Confederation of Danish Employers (DA) as member of DI

DTL Arbejdsgiver

International: IRU

National: Danish Chamber of Commerce, DA (as member of Danish Chamber of Commerce)

AKT

International: IRU – as part of DTF through membership of DI

National: DI, DA (as member of DI)

ATAX

International: IRU – through membership of business association within taxi transport (Dansk Taxi Råd, DTR); ATAX is their employer association

ATV

International: IRU – as part of DTF

National: DI and DA (as member of DI)

TA

International: IRU – through Danish Bus and Coach Owners’ Association (DB)

National: Danish Chamber of Commerce, DA

EE

AL

International: UITP

ERAA 

International: IRU

National: Estonian Employers’ Confederation (ETTK), subsidiary of ERAA is affiliated to the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

ES

ASTIC

International: IRU

National: Spanish Confederation of Employer organisations (CEOE)

CETM

European: EuroTra, Federation of European Movers (Fedemac), European Association of Freight Villages and Logistic Centres (Europlatforms)

National: CEOE

CEOT

No affiliations

Fenadismer

European: UETR

ASINTRA

European: Confederation of Road Transport (CTC)–IRU, BUSINESSEUROPE

National: CEOE

FENEBÚS

No affiliations

UNALT

No affiliations

CTE

National: UPTA

AEM

No affiliations

FI

ALT

International: IRU via membership of LAL and SKAL

European: UITP, EuroTra

National: Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK)

STL

International: IRU

Satamaoperaattorit ry

European: Federation of European Private Port Operators (FEPORT)

National: EK

SKAL

International: IRU

European: Nordisk Lastbil Union (NLU)

National: EK

LAL

International: UITP, IRU

National: EK

FR

AFTRI

International: IRU

European: Organisation of European Road Transport (OTRE)

National: Union of Transport and Logistics Companies of France (TLF)

Chambre syndicale du déménagement

National: National Federation of Road Transport (FNTR), General Confederation of Small and Medium Enterprises (CGPME), Union Federation of Transport (UFT)

EPL

European: CEEP

FEDIMAG

No affiliations

FNTR

International: IRU

European: CLTM

National: CGPME, Movement of French Enterprises (MEDEF), UFT

FNTV

International: IRU

National: MEDEF (through Interprofessional Transport and Logistics Group; GITL), UFT, FNTR

OTRE

No affiliations

TLF

European: CLECAT

National: MEDEF

UNIT

International: IRU

National: MEDEF

Unostra

European: UETR

UTP

European: UITP, CER

National: MEDEF (through GIPL)

OFAE

International: IRU

HR

 CEA

International: International Organisation of Employers (IOE)

European: UETR – through Croatian Association of Road Haulers (HCP)

National: HCP

Transportkomerc (HCP)

International: IRU

European: UETR

HU

MKFE

International: IRU

FUVOSZ

National: National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers Association (VOSZ)

KKVSZ

National: Confederation of Hungarian Employers and Industrialists (MGYOSZ)

NiT HU

European: UETR, European Road Safety Charter (ERSC), EuroTra

National: National Accident Committee of the National Police (ORFK OBB), Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) Hungarian Section, Car Life Cycle Grand Coalition Association (ANK), National Federation of Craftsmen Boards (IPOSZ), VOSZ

MKSZ

No affiliations

Volán Egyesülés

National: KKVSZ, Stratosz, MGYOSZ, MKFE, MOSZ

Stratosz

European: CEEP

IE

IRHA

International: IRU

IT

ASSTRA

International: UITP

European: CEEP

National: Confederation of the Local Public Services (CONFServizi)

Uicciaa (or Unioncamere)

International: IRU

ANAV

International: IRU, UITP

National: General Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria)

Confetra

International: IRU, FIATA, International Federation of Warehousing and Logistics Associations (IFWLA)

European: CLECAT, Fedemac

Assologistica

International: IFWLA

European: FEPORT, European Cold Storage and Logistics Association (ECSLA)

National: Confindustria, Confetra, Transport Employers (Federtrasporto)

Fedespedi

European: FIATA, CLECAT

National: Confetra

FISI

National: Confetra, Fedespedi

AITE

National: Confetra

AITI

National: Confetra

Assoespressi

National: Confetra

FEDIT

National: Confetra

FISE-ARE

National: Federtrasporto

ANITA

National: Confindustria

Trasporto Unito FIAP

No affiliations

ANIASA

European: European Federation of Leasing Company Associations (LEASEUROPE)

National: National Federation of Travel and Tourism, (Federturismo)

ANEF

International: International Federation of National Organisations Operating Cable Cars (FIANET)

Federtrasporto

National: Confindustria

Conftrasporto

National: General Italian Confederation of Commerce and Tourism (Confcommercio)

ASSTRI

No affiliations

FAI

National: Conftrasporto

Federlogistica

National: Conftrasporto

Federtraslochi

National: Conftrasporto

FIAP/L

National: Conftrasporto

UNITAI

National: Conftrasporto

CLAAI

National: Conftrasporto

CNA

European: European Association of Craft and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME)

CNA-FITA

European: UETR

National: CNA

Confartigianato Trasporti

European: UETR

National: General Italian Confederation of Artisans (Confartigianato)

SNA-Casartigiani

National: Independent Confederation of Artisan Unions (Casartigiani)

Legacoop Servizi

European: European Confederation of Workers’ Cooperatives, Social Cooperatives and Social and Participative Enterprises (CECOP), European Federation of Cleaning Industries (FENI)

National: National League of Cooperatives (Legacoop)

Federlavoro e Servizi - Confcooperative

National: Confederation of Italian Cooperatives (Confcooperative)

AGCI Servizi

National: General Association of Italian Cooperatives (AGCI)

LT

LINAVA

International: IRU

National: Latvian Confederation of Industrialists (LPK)

LU

Groupement transport

International: IRU

National: Luxembourg Confederation of Commerce Employers (CLC)

FLEAA

International: IRU

National: CLC

Fédération des Patrons Loueurs de Taxis et d’Ambulances

National: Federation of Artisans (FDA)

FEDELUX

European: Fedemac

National: CLC

CLC

International: IRU

LT

Latvijas auto

International: IRU

National: Latvian Employers’ Confederation (LDDK)

MT

GRTU

European: UEAPME, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), EuroCommerce, Eurofedop

NL

KNV

International: UITP, IRU

National: Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers VNO-NCW, Dutch Employers’ Association (AWVN)

TLN

International: IRU

National: VNO-NCW, AWVN

EVO

International: IRU Shipper’s Forum

European: BUSINESSEUROPE, European Shippers’ Council (ESC)

PL

ZMPD

International: IRU

National: Employers of Poland (KPP), Polish–Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Polish–Belarussian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Pracodawcy RP

International: IOE, OECD Business and Industry Advisory Committee, ILO, International Coordinating Council of Employers’ Unions (ICCEU)

European: CEEP, EESC

PT

ANTROP

International: IRU, UITP, Ibero-American Bus Transport Association (AITBUS)

National: Confederation of Commerce and Services in Portugal (CCP), Portuguese Road Prevention (PRP), Portuguese Federation of Road Transport (FPTR), Association for Certification (CERTIF)

ANTRAL

Not available

APAT

International: FIATA

ANTRAM

National: CCP

RO

URTP

International: UITP

UNTRR

International: IRU

National: National Confederation of Romanian Employers (CNPR)

PR

No affiliations

COTAR

No affiliations

 FNPSPR

National: General Union of Industrialists of Romania 1903 (UGIR 1903)

SE

BA

International: IRU

National: Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

BuA

International: IRU

National: Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Almega

National: Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Sveriges Hamnar

European: European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO)

National: Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

KFS

European: CEEP

SKL

European: CEEP

BR

International: IRU

STF

International: IRU

Sveriges Åkeriföretag

International: IRU

European: Nordic Logistics Association

Svensk Kollektivtrafik

International: UITP

Tågoperatörerna

European: CER

SIFA

European: CLECAT

SI

ZDS

International: IOE, Business and Industry Advisory Committee

European: BUSINESSEUROPE

ZPZ (GZS according to CLECAT)

European: CLECAT, FIATA, Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents (FONASBA), European Community Association of Ship Brokers and Agents (ECASBA), International Motor Vehicle Inspection Committee (CITA)

National: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (GZS)

GIZ Intertransport

International: IRU

National: Transport and Communications Association at GZS

ZDOPS

International: ILO, EESC

SK

ČESMAD SK

International: IRU

National: Federation of Employers’ Associations of the Slovak Republic (AZZZ SR)

ZAD

No affiliations

UK

ATOC

International: International Union of Railways (IUR)

European: CER

National: Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

CPT

International: UITP

FTA

International: IRU

RHA

International: IRU

National: CBI, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), UK Parking Forum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table A2.9: Domain coverage and description of employer organisations in the road transport and logistics sector, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employer organisation

Domain coverage

Domain description

AT

FVGB

Sectionalism

Private companies in NACE subactivities 49.4 (freight transport by road and removal services) and 53.2 (other postal and courier services).

FVALS

Sectional overlap

Private companies in NACE subactivities 49.31 (urban and suburban passenger bus transport) and 49.39 (other passenger bus transport). Also covers companies in the airline and ship transport sectors.

FVBGPKW

Sectional overlap

Private companies in NACE subactivities 49.32 and 49.39 (only horse-drawn carriages) and rental and leasing of motor vehicles

FVSB

Sectional overlap

Private companies in part of the subactivities NACE 49.31 (only urban and suburban rail transport). Also covers companies in the rail freight transport and long distance railway transport sectors.

FVS

Sectionalism

Cableway operators, that is, parts of subsectors 49.31 and 49.39 (funicular railways, aerial cableways, ski and cable lifts).

FVSL

Sectionalism

Private companies in the whole sector except NACE sub activities 49.3.

FGWMK

Sectional overlap

Employers engaged in the distribution/shipping of advertising material

VÖZ

Sectional overlap

Subactivities in NACE 53.2 (that is, delivery personnel) and newspaper and magazine publishing companies

AISÖ

Sectional overlap

NACE subactivities 53.2 and automobile clubs

VÖWG

Sectional overlap

Public companies in NACE subactivities 49.31 and 49.39, and public or semi-public enterprises in the energy supply, water and health services sectors

BE

Febetra

Sectionalism

Companies on transport and logistics of goods, no passengers

FBAA

Sectionalism

Urban passenger transport

Fédération d’Employeurs pour le commerce international, le transport et la logistique /

Werkgeversfederatie voor de internationale handel, het vervoer en de logistiek

Sectional overlap

Whole sector except some activities in urban and suburban passenger and transport, taxi operation, and removal services. Also covers international trade activities.

UPTR

Sectionalism

Whole sector except some activities in urban and suburban passenger and transport, taxi operation and removal services activities

UBTCUR/BVGSS

Sectionalism

Private companies in urban and suburban passenger land transport activities

GTL

Sectionalism

Taxi operation activities

TLV

Sectionalism

Freight transport by road and warehousing and storage in companies located in Flanders and Brussels

CBD-BKV

Sectionalism

Removal services

BG

NSBS*

Congruence

Whole sector

AEBTRI*

Congruence

Whole sector

BICA*

na

na

CY

TDA

na

na

CZ

SD ČR*

Sectional overlap

Whole sector except NACE 49.32 taxi service and rental of passenger cars with a driver, NACE 49.42 removal (relocation) services, and NACE 53.20 other postal and courier activities. Also covers other activities.

ČESMAD Bohemia*

Sectionalism

Private transport companies (legal form Ltd), self-employed entrepreneurs and partially municipal-owned companies (urban passenger land transport)

DE

VKA*

Sectional overlap

Local public transport and administration, hospitals, social services provider, savings banks, public utility, waste disposal, ports and airports

DSLV*

Sectionalism

Private companies in the whole sector except passenger transport activities

BGL*

Sectional overlap

Private companies in freight transport (road) activities and waste disposal

BDO*

Sectional overlap

Private companies of passenger transport and tourism activities

BWVL*

Sectional overlap

Freight transport and scraping, construction and food industry

VDV*

Sectional overlap

Public passenger transport and freight transport (rail) and sea and coastal passenger water transport as well as companies having infrastructure, utilities and staff available for passenger transport companies.

BZP*

Sectionalism

Passenger transport services in cabs and rental cars

AIST*

Sectionalism

Road transport

Bvöd*

Sectional overlap

Public ownership, or mostly public ownership, in urban and suburban passenger transport. Also covers public administrations and enterprises providing services of general economic interest.

DK

ATL*

Sectionalism

Private companies in freight transport, removal services, warehousing and storage, other transportation support activities and courier activities

DTL Arbejdsgiver*

Sectionalism

Private companies in the transport and logistics sector

AKT*

Sectionalism

Companies that operate in public transport

ATAX*

Sectionalism

Taxi driving

ATV*

Sectionalism

Tourist transport operators

TA*

Sectionalism

Tourist transport

EE

AL

Sectionalism

Companies in the whole sector except for warehousing and storage, other transportation support activities and other postal and courier activities

ERAA 

Sectionalism

Mainly freight and passenger transport by road and forwarding of freight and activities of customs agents are covered.

EL

OFAE

Sectionalism

Road transport of goods

ES

ASTIC*

Sectionalism

Mostly covers freight transport activities

CETM*

Sectionalism

Only covers freight transport

CEOT*

Sectional overlap

Freight transport by road and other transportation support activities and water and air transport

Fenadismer*

Sectionalism

Freight transport by road (NACE 49.41) and other transport support activities (NACE 52.29)

ASINTRA*

Sectionalism

Passengers road transport activities

FENEBÚS

Sectionalism

Passengers road transport activities

UNALT*

Sectionalism

Taxi drives affiliated to local associations.

CTE*

Sectionalism

Self-employed taxi drivers

AEM*

Sectionalism

Postal and courier activities (NACE rev. 2 53.2)

FI

ALT*

Congruence

Not specified

STL*

Sectionalism

Taxi operation

Satamaoperaattorit ry*

Sectionalism

Private companies in warehousing and storage and other transportation support activities

SKAL*

Sectionalism

Mainly freight transport by road

LAL*

Sectionalism

Mainly urban and suburban land transport and other passenger transport

FR

AFTRI

Sectionalism

Other passenger land transport, Freight transport by road, Removal services, Other transportation support activities

Chambre syndicale du déménagement*

Sectionalism

Removal services

EPL*

Sectional overlap

Urban and suburban passenger land transport

FEDIMAG*

Sectionalism

Warehouse and logistics

FNTR*

Sectional overlap

Freight transport by road, removal services, warehousing and storage, other transportation support activities, other postal and courier activities and combined transport rail-road

FNTV*

Sectionalism

Passenger land transport

OTRE*

Sectionalism

Freight transport by road

TLF

Sectionalism

Postal and courier activities, other transportation support activities, warehousing and storage, freight transport by road

UNIT*

Sectionalism

Taxi operation

Unostra*

Sectionalism

Whole sector except removal services.

UTP*

Sectional overlap

Urban public transport sector, including rail transport sector and railway infrastructure manager

HR

CEA

Overlap

Whole sector and insurance companies and petrol producers

Transportkomerc

Congruence

Not specified

HU

MKFE*

Sectionalism

All private companies in the sector

FUVOSZ*

Sectionalism

All private companies in the sector

KKVSZ*

Sectionalism

Medium-sized and large companies, mainly the largest state-owned scheduled bus transporters, national and international transporters

NiT HU*

Sectionalism

Private companies in the whole sector except NACE 9.32 taxi operation, 52.10 warehousing and storage, 52.29 other transportation support activities and 53.2 other postal and courier activities

MKSZ*

Sectional overlap

Largest local passenger transporters and railways transport

Volán Egyesülés*

Sectional overlap

National companies (not multinationals) in the whole sector and pension service, parts trade, software development, computer services, system monitoring, accounting and tax advisory services, audit, education, real estate management, insurance, construction

Stratosz

Overlap

Cross-sectoral employers’ organisation

IE

IRHA*

Sectionalism

Road haulage

IT

ASSTRA*

Sectional overlap

Mainly covers local public transport sector

Uicciaa (or Unioncamere)*

Overlap

Represents all private sector activities

ANAV*

Sectionalism

Covers enterprises that operate in the following activities: passenger land transport; private bus rental with driver.

Confetra*

Sectional overlap

Potentially covers enterprises that operate in NACE 49.41, 49.42

Assologistica*

Overlap

Whole sector and companies in the port and civil aviation services (terminal operators in ports, airports and other logistics centres)

Fedespedi*

Sectionalism

Covers enterprises which operate NACE 52.29, 53.2, 49.41 activities

FISI*

Sectionalism

Covers enterprises which operate in NACE 49.41, 52.29 activities

AITE*

Sectionalism

Represents only long-vehicle transport enterprises

AITI*

Sectionalism

Represents only removal service enterprises

ASSOESPRSSI*

Sectionalism

Represents only carriers

FEDIT*

Sectionalism

Covers enterprises which operate NACE 53.2 activities

FISE-ARE*

Sectionalism

Whole sector except for NACE 49.41, 52.10, 52.29, 53.2 activities

ANITA*

Sectionalism

Whole sector except for NACE 49.41, 52.10, 52.29, 53.2 activities

Trasporto Unito FIAP*

Congruence

Whole sector

ANIASA*

Sectionalism

Only ca -rental and connected service enterprises.

ANEF*

Sectionalism

Cable lift enterprises

Federtrasporto*

Overlap

Whole sector and rail transport

 

Conftrasporto*

Overlap

Whole sector and rail and sea transport

ASSTRI*

Sectionalism

Disposal, storage and transport of waste enterprises

FAI*

Congruence

Whole sector

Federlogistica*

Sectionalism

Not specified

Federtraslochi*

Sectionalism

Logistic and delivery enterprises

FIAP/L*

Sectionalism

Removal service enterprises

UNITAI*

Sectionalism

Professional transporters

CLAAI*

Sectional overlap

Artisan enterprises

CNA*

Overlap

All private sector activities

CNA-FITA*

Sectionalism

SMEs in the sector

Confartigianato Trasporti*

Sectionalism

Artisan enterprises

SNA-Casartigiani*

Sectionalism

Only artisan enterprises

Legacoop Servizi*

Sectional overlap

Whole sector and cooperative enterprises in the following sectors: horeca, private security, services linked to cultural heritage

Federlavoro e Servizi - Confcooperative*

Sectional overlap

All service and production cooperatives

AGCI Servizi

Sectional overlap

Cooperatives in transport sector and horeca, private security, social service sectors

LT

LINAVA*

Congruence

Whole sector

LU

Groupement transport*

Sectional overlap

Freight transport by road and logistic and other activities outside the sector

FLEAA*

Sectionalism

Passengers transport by road

Fédération des Patrons Loueurs de Taxis et d’Ambulances*

Sectional overlap

Taxi operation and medical services

FEDELUX*

Sectionalism

Removal services

CLC*

Overlap

Transport and commerce, services, other kind of transports.

LT

Latvijas auto*

Sectionalism

Road transport enterprises

MT

GRTU*

Overlap

Not specified

NL

KNV*

Sectionalism

Whole sector except transport of persons over road; transport of goods over road

TLN*

Sectionalism

Not specified

EVO*

Overlap

Whole transport and Dutch shipping companies, companies that contract transport out to a professional company. Some of the members transport on own account.

PL

ZMPD*

Sectionalism

International freight hauliers

Pracodawcy RP*

Overlap

Companies in all sectors of economy

PT

ANTROP

Sectionalism

Urban and suburban passenger land transport‘ and ‘Other passenger land transport

ANTRAL

Sectionalism

Taxi operations

APAT

Sectionalism

Only hauliers and logistics

ANTRAM

Sectionalism

Road freight transport

RO

URTP*

Sectionalism

local public transport

UNTRR*

Sectionalism

Passengers and freight, national and international road transport

PR*

Overlap

Not specified

COTAR*

Sectionalism

Authorised hauliers and operators

FNPSPR*

Sectional overlap

Local transport and public utilities

SE

BA*

Sectionalism

Whole sector except NACE 49.31 and 49.39

BuA*

Sectionalism

Whole sector except NACE 49.31 and 49.39

Almega*

Sectional overlap

NACE 49.31, 52.29 and 53.2, and service sector

Sveriges Hamnar*

Sectional overlap

NACE 52.1, 52.29 and 52.22

KFS*

Sectional overlap

NACE 49.31 and 52.29 and companies within health and social care, education, electricity and construction sectors

SKL*

Sectional overlap

NACE 49.31 and 52.29, and local authorities and regions

BR*

Sectionalism

NACE 49.31 and 49.39

STF*

Sectionalism

NACE 49.32

Sveriges Åkeriföretag*

Sectionalism

NACE 49.41, 52.10 and 52.29

Svensk Kollektivtrafik*

Sectionalism

NACE 49.3.

Tågoperatörerna*

Sectional overlap

NACE 49.31 and 52.29, and rail transport

SIFA

NA

Not available

SI

ZDS*

Overlap

Whole sector and other sectors (agriculture and food, technology, energy, construction industry, trade, catering, transport and communications, services, textile and leather, wood and paper, chemistry and metals)

ZPZ*

Overlap

Whole sector and technical inspections and approvals

GIZ Intertransport*

Sectionalism

Road freight transport (NACE 49.41)

ZDOPS

Overlap

Member companies in all sectors

SK

ČESMAD SK*

Sectionalism

NACE 49.39, 49.41 and 52.29

ZAD*

Sectionalism

Public passenger road transport by bus

UK

ATOC*

Sectional overlap

Rail segment of ‘urban and suburban passenger land transport’ and not the other subsectors of road transport and logistics. Domain also covers other rail services (regional, long distance transport and so on).

CPT*

Sectional overlap

Bus, coach and light rail operators in ‘urban and suburban passenger land transport’ and ‘other passenger land transport, not elsewhere classified’, and not other subsectors of road transport and logistics. Also has a category of membership for companies that are suppliers to the bus and coach industry (ranging from vehicle manufacturers to insurers and lawyers).

FTA*

Sectional overlap

Companies that operate or manage supply chains and use freight transport in connection with their business. Its sector-related domain therefore mainly covers ‘freight transport by road’, and ‘other postal and courier activities’. FTA’s domain also covers rail, sea and air freight transport. Further, within road transport, it also represents the transport interests of companies whose main business is not transport, but operate their own fleets or use the services of haulage companies.

RHA*

Sectionalism

Domain principally covers ‘freight transport by road’, along with ‘warehousing and storage’ and ‘other postal and courier activities’.

Note: * Domain overlap with other sector-related trade unions

Table A2.10: Domain coverage and number of employees of companies in the road transport and logistics sector, 2013

 

Company

Domain coverage

Employees

Total

In the sector

BE

De Lijn

na

na

na

BG

BDZ Cargo

Sectionalism

3,800

3,800

BDZ Passenger Transport

Sectionalism

6,200

6,200

Sofia Bus Transport

Sectionalism

1,901

1,901

Sofia Electrotransport

Sectionalism

2,200

na

CZ

CD

Sectional overlap

na

500

DK

FynBus

Sectionalism

na

na

ES

EMT Madrid

Sectionalism

8,055

8,055

TB, S.A.

Sectionalism

4,229

4,229

CRT Madrid

Sectionalism

na

na

RENFE

Sectionalism

na

na

EL

OSE

Sectional overlap

1,694

na

TRAINOSE

Sectionalism

na

na

Road Transport SA, OSY

Sectionalism

na

na

Urban Rail Transport SA, STA.SY

Sectionalism

na

na

IE

Dublin Bus

Sectionalism

na

na

Bus Éireann

Sectionalism

na

na

IE

Sectionalism

na

na

LU

CFL

Sectional overlap

3,640

187

PT

CARRIS

Sectionalism

na

na

SK

ŽSR

Sectional overlap

na

na

ZSSK

Sectional overlap

na

na

UK

TfL

Sectional overlap

na

na

Note: na = not available

Table A2.11: Collective bargaining, consultation and affiliations of companies in the road transport and logistics sector, 2013

 

Company

Collective bargaining

International, European and national affiliations

BE

De Lijn

Yes

European: CEEP

BG

BDZ Cargo

Yes

European: CER

National: BIA

BDZ Passenger Transport

Yes

European: CER

National: Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA)

Sofia Bus Transport

Yes

European: CER

National: BIA

Sofia Electrotransport

Yes

European: CER

National: BIA

CZ

CD

Yes

International: IUC, UITP

European: CER

National: SD ČR

DK

FynBus

No

International: UITP

European: UITP (European Committee)

National: Danish Public Transport Authorities

EL

TRAINOSE

Yes

European: CER

Road Transport SA, OSY

Yes

International: UITP

Urban Rail Transport SA, STA.SY

na

International: UITP

OSE

Yes

International: International Union of Railways (FIP)

European: CER

ES

EMT Madrid

Yes

International: UITP

TB, S.A.

na

International: UITP

National: Road Urban Transport Association (ATUC)

CRT Madrid

Yes

European: CEEP

RENFE

Yes

European: CER

IE

Dublin Bus

Yes

International: UITP

Bus Éireann

Yes

International: UITP

IE

Yes

European: CER

LU

CFL

No

European: CER

PT

CARRIS

Yes

International: UITP

European: CEEP (via CEEP Portugal)

SK

ŽSR

Yes

International: IUC

European: CER

National: AZZZ SR – via membership of Union of Transport, Post and Telecommunications of Slovakia (ÚDPT SR)

ZSSK

Yes

European: CER

National: AZZZ SR – via membership of ÚDPT SR

UK

TfL

Yes

European: CEEP

Organisation names and abbreviations

Table A2.12: Abbreviated and full names of trade unions in the road transport and logistics sector

Country

Abbreviation

Full association name

AT

vida

vida

GdG-KMSfB

Union for Municipal Employees and the small Art, Media, Sports and Liberal Professions

GPF

Union of Post and Telecommunications Employees

GPA-djp

Union of Salaried Employees, Journalists and Graphical Workers

BE

CSC Services publics / ACV Openbare diensten

Confederation of Christian Trade Unions – Public Services

SETCA-BBTK

Employees, Technicians and Managers Union

CNE-GNC

National Employee Federation

ACOD Spoor/CGSP Cheminots

General Union of Public Services – Railways Section

LBC-NVK

National Clerk’s Union – National Union of Managerial Staff

ACLVB-CGSLB

Federation of Liberal Trade Unions of Belgium

CSC/ACV Transcom

Christian Trade Union for Transport and Communication

ABVV- BTB / FGTB-UBOT

Belgian General Federation of Labour – Belgian Transport Workers’ Federation

SLFP Cheminots / VSOA Spoor

Liberal Trade Union of Civil Servants – Railways Section

ACOD Spoor/CGSP TBM

General Union of Public Services – Tram Bus Metro Section

BG

FWT

Federation of Workers in Transport at Confederation of Labour ‘Podkrepa’

UTTUB

Union of the Transport Trade Unions in Bulgaria

STUNION

Seafarers’ Trade Union

CY

OMEPEGE-SEK

Federation of Transport, Petroleum and Agriculture Workers

SEGDAMELIN-PEO

Cyprus Agricultural, Forestry, Transport, Port, Seamen and Allied Occupations Trade Union

CZ

OSD

Transport Workers’ Union

DOSIA

Trade Union of Workers of Transport, Road Management and Car Repair of Bohemia and Moravia

OSŽ

Trade Union of Railway Workers

OSPEA

Trade Union Association of Workers of Electric Railways and Bus Services

DE

Ver.di

United Services Union

EVG

Rail and Transport Union

dbb dbb Beamtenbund und Tarifunion

dbb Civil Service Association and Wage Union

GöD

Union of Public Employees

DK

3F

United Federation of Danish Workers

EE

ETTA

Estonian Transport and Road Workers Trade Union

ERAÜ

Estonian Railway Employees’ Trade Union

EL

ΟFE

Hellenic Federation of Loaders

ES

FSC-CCOO

Federation of Citizen Services of the Trade Union Confederation of Workers’ Commissions

TCM-UGT

Federation of Transport, Communication and Sea of the General Workers’ Confederation

FGAMT-CIG

Federation of Food, Sea, Transport, Textile and Telecommunications of the Galician Interunion Confederation

ELA-Zerbitzuak

Basque Workers’ Solidarity

FI

AKT

Transport Workers’ Union

ERTO

Federation of Special Service and Clerical Employees

VML

Finnish Locomotive Men’s Union

JHL

Trade Union for the Public and Welfare Sectors

FR

CGT Transports

National Federation of Transport Unions – General Confederation of Labour

CFTC des Transports

General Federation CFTC Transports

FGTE CFDT

General Federation of Transports and Equipment – French Democratic Confederation of Labour

FO Transports et logistique

FO Transport and Logistics

UNSA Transports

National Union of Autonomous Trade Unions – Transport

HR

SPV

Trade Union of Traffic and Communications of Croatia

SHV

Trade Union of Croatian Drivers

NCS

Independent Trade Union of Employees on Croatian Roads

HU

KSZOSZ

National Federation of Transport Unions

KMSZ

National Federation of Transport Workers' Council

NEGHOSZ

National Trade Union of International and Professional Drivers

AKSZSZ

Union of Workers' in Bus Transport

VTDSzSz

Federation of Trade Unions of Urban Public Transport Workers

KDSzSz

Trade Union Association of Transport Workers

KKSz

Public Transport Trade Union

Liga KSZÁSZ

Liga – Sectoral Alliance of Transport Trade Unions

TESZ

Trade Union of European Transporters

IE

SIPTU

Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union

NBRU

National Bus and Rail Union

TSSA

Transport Salaries Staffs’ Association

IT

FILT CGIL

Italian Federation of Transport Workers

FIT CISL

Italian Transport Federation

UIL Trasporti

Italian Union of Transport Workers

UNICA TAXI FILT CGIL

National Union of Public Car Drivers

Manageritalia

National Federation of Managers, Professional and Managerial Staff of Commerce, Transport, Tourism, Services, Tertiary

SLC CGIL

Trade Union of Workers in the Communications Sector

SLP CISL

Trade Union of Postal Worker

UIL-POST

Italian Union of Postal Workers

UGL Trasporti

General Workers’ Union – Transport Sector

UGL Comunicazioni

General Workers’ Union – Communications Sector

FAISA/CISAL

Italian Autonomous Trade Union Federation of Local Transport Workers

FAST/CONFSAL

Autonomous Transport Trade Union Federation

ORSA

Independent and Rank-and-File Trade Unions Organization

LT

LKADPSF

Lithuanian Federation of Roads and Transport Workers’’ Trade Unions

LADPS

Trade Union of Lithuanian Transport Workers

LU

LCGB Transports

Luxembourg Confederation of Christian Unions in Luxembourg - Transports

ACAL

Union of Road Transport

SYPROLUX

SYPROLUX

FNCTTFEL - Landesverband

National Federation of Railway Transport Workers, Civil Servants and Pubic Employees

LV

LAKRS

Latvian Trade Union of Public Service and Transport Workers LAKRS

LSAB

Latvian Post and Telecommunications Workers Trade Union

LDzSA

Latvian Railway and Transport Industry Trade Union

MT

GWU

General Workers’ Union

NL

FNV Bondgenoten

Federation of Dutch Unions Allies

CNV Vakmensen

Christian National Union of Craftsmen

PL

KSTD NSZZ ‘Solidarność’

National Road Transport Section of the Independent Self-governing Trade Union ‘Solidarity’

NZZK

Independent Trade Union of Drivers

OZZKiM

All-Poland Trade Union of Drivers and Motormen

Federacja PKS

Federation of Trade Unions of PKS and Automotive Transport Employees in Poland

FZZMiR

Federation of Trade Unions of Seamen and Fishermen

SKK NSZZ ‘Solidarność’

National Section of Railway Employees of the Independent Self-Governing Trade Union Solidarity

PT

FECTRANS

Federation of Transport and Communications Unions

STTAMP

Union of Transport Workers of the Metropolitan Area of Porto

ASPTC

Union of Transport Personnel of Carris

SNM

National Drivers’ Union

SITRA

Union of Transport Workers

SENSIQ

Union of Technical Staff

SINDEPESCAS

Democratic Union of Fishery

FETESE

Federation of Unions of Manufacturing and Services

SIMAMEVIP

Workers’ Union of Merchant Marine, Travel Agencies, Freight Forwarders and Fishing

RO

ATU Romania

Federation of Transport, Public Services, Transloc and ATU-Romania

SIGOL

Public Services National Trade Unions Federation

FFSSCUP

Public Utilities Services Trade Union Federation

Federaţia STAR

Road Transport Trade Union Federation from Romania

FNSSR

National Drivers' Trade Unions Federation from Romania

FNSLTMM

Workers’ National Trade Union Federation from Freight Transport and Handling

SE

Transport

Swedish Transport Workers’ Union

SEKO

Swedish Union for Service and Communications Employees

Unionen

Unionen

Kommunal

Swedish Municipal Workers’ Union

ST

Union of Civil Servants

Ledarna

Ledarna – Sweden’s organization for managers

SBF

Maritime Officers’ Association

SI

SDPZ

Slovene Trade Union of Transport and Communications Workers

SOPS

Trade Union of Craft Workers of Slovenia

SK

IOZ

Integrated Trade Union Association

OZ KOVO

Metal Trade Union Association

OZŽ

Railway Workers Trade Union Association

UK

ASLEF

Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen

CWU

Communication Workers Union

Community

Community

GMB

GMB

RMT

National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers

TSSA

Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association

USDAW

Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers

Unite

Unite the Union

URTU

United Road Transport Union

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table A2.13: Abbreviated and full names of employer organisations in the road transport and logistics sector

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Country

Abbreviation

Full association name/description

AT

FVGB

Federal Association of the Freight Operation Trades

FVALS

Federal Association of Bus, Airline and Shipping Companies

FVBGPKW

Federal Association of the Transport Trade with Passenger Cars

FVSB

Federal Association of Rail Operators

FVS

Federal Association of Cableway Operators

FVSL

Federal Association of Hauliers and Logistics

FGWMK

Vienna Regional Association of Advertising and Market Communication

VÖZ

Austrian Newspaper Association

AISÖ

Austrian Working Group of International Road Hauliers

VÖWG

Association of Public Services and Enterprises Austria

BE

FEBETRA

Royal Belgian Federation of Road Hauliers and Logistic Providers

FBAA

Employers Federation for International Trade, Transport and Logistics

Fédération d'Employeurs pour le commerce international, le transport et la logistique /

Werkgeversfederatie voor de internationale handel, het vervoer en de logistiek

Employers Federation for International Trade, Transport and Logistics

UPTR

Employers Federation for Transport and Logistics

UBTCUR/BVGSS

Belgian Union of Public and Regional Transport

GTL

National association of taxi and rental hire car companies

TLV

Transport and Logistics Flanders

CBD-BKV

Belgian Chamber of Removers

BG

NSBS

Bulgarian Association for Freight Forwarding, Transport and Logistics

AEBTRI

Association of the Bulgarian Enterprise for International Road Transport

BICA

Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association

CY

TDA

Transport Development Association

CZ

SD ČR

Transport Union of the Czech Republic

ČESMAD BOHEMIA

Association of Road Transport Operators

DE

VKA

Municipal Employers' Association

DSLV

Association of German Freight Forwarders and Logistics Operators

BGL

Federal Association for Freight Transport, Logistics and Waste Disposal

BDO

Federal Association of German Coach Companies

BWVL

Federal Association for Economic Affairs, Transport and Logistics

VDV

Association of German Transport Companies

BZP

German Taxi and Car Rental Association

AIST

Working Group on the Support and Development of International Road Transport

bvöd

Federal Association of Public Services

DK

ATL

Employer Association in Transport and Logistics

DTL Arbejdsgiver

Danish Transport and Logistics Association of Employers

AKT

Employer Association for Public Transport

ATAX

Employer Association for Taxi Transport

ATV

Employer Association for Tourist Transport Operators

TA

Employer Organisation of Tourist Transport Operators

EE

AL

Union of Estonian Automobile Enterprises

ERAA 

Association of Estonian International Road Carriers

EL

OFAE

Hellenic Federation of International Transport Truck Motorists

ES

ASTIC

Association of International Road Transport

CETM

Spanish Confederation of Freight Transport

CEOT

Spanish Confederation of Transport Operators

FENADISMER

Spanish Confederation of Freight Transport

ASINTRA

Spanish Employer Federation of Travellers

FENEBÚS

Spanish Taxi Confederation

UNALT

National Union of Taxies

CTE

Spanish Taxi Confederation

AEM

Spanish Association of Postal and Courier Companies

FI

ALT

Employers’ Federation of Road Transport

STL

Finnish Taxi Owners' Federation

Satamaoperaattorit ry

Finnish Port Operators Association

SKAL

Finnish Transport and Logistics

LAL

Finnish Bus Federation

FR

AFTRI

French road haulage Association

Chambre syndicale du déménagement

Group representing companies involved in the relocation of businesses and related activities

EPL

Federation of Local Public Enterprises

FEDIMAG

French Federation of General Warehouse Stores

FNTR

National Federation of Road Transport

FNTV

National Federation of Passenger Land Transport

OTRE

Organisation of the European road transporters

TLF

Union of French transport and logistics’ companies

UNIT

National Union of the Taxi Industries

UNOSTRA

National Union of Road Transport Organisations

UTP

Union of Public and Railway Transport

HR

CEA

Croatian Employers Association – Transport Sector

Transportkomerc (HCP)

Transportkomerc

HU

MKFE

Association of Hungarian Road Hauliers

FUVOSZ

National Federation of Transport Entrepreneurs

KKVSZ

Association of Public Road Transportation Companies

NiT Hungary

Federation of National Private Transporters

MKSZ

Alliance of Hungarian Transport

Volán Egyesülés

Volán Professional Association

Stratosz

National Association of Strategic and Public Utility Companies

IE

IRHA

Irish Road Haulage Association

IT

ASSTRA

Transport Association

Uicciaa (or Unioncamere)

Union of Italian Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Handicraft and Agriculture

ANAV

National Association of Passenger Transport

Confetra

Italian Confederation of Transport and Logistics

Assologistica

Italian Association of Terminal Operators

Fedespedi

National Federation of International Delivery Enterprises

FISI

Italian Federation of Industrial Forwarders

AITE

Italian Association of Long-Distance Transport

AITI

Italian Association of Removal Service Enterprises

ASSOESPRESSI

National Association of Express Couriers

FEDIT

Italian Federation of Carriers

FISE-ARE

Federation of Service Enterprises – Association of Express Delivery Agencies

ANITA

National Association of Road Haulage Enterprises

Trasporto Unito FIAP

United Transport Services

ANIASA

National Association of Car Rental and Related Service Enterprises

ANEF

National Association of Cable Lift Enterprises

Federtrasporto

National Federation of Enterprises operating in Transport Systems and Connected Activities

Conftrasporto

The Transport, Haulage and Logistics Confederation

ASSTRI

The Association of Disposal, Storage and Transport of Waste Enterprises

FAI

The Federation of Italian Transport Enterprises

Federlogistica

Federation of Logistic and Delivery Enterprises

Federtraslochi

Federation of Removal Service Enterprises

FIAP/L

Italian Federation of Professional Transporters

UNITAI

Italian Union of Car Transport Enterprises

CLAAI

Confederation of Italian Free Crafts Associations

CNA

National Confederation for the Craft Sector and Small and Medium Enterprises

CNA-FITA

National Union of Transport Enterprises

Confartigianato Trasporti

General Italian Confederation of Artisans – Transport sector

SNA-Casartigiani

National Trade Union of Transport Enterprises

Legacoop Servizi

National Association of Service Cooperatives

Federlavoro e Servizi – Confcooperative

Federation of Production, Work, Artisan and Service – Cooperatives

AGCI SERVIZI

General Association of Italian Cooperatives – Services Sector

LT

LINAVA

Lithuanian National Road Carriers’ Association

LU

Groupement transports Luxembourg

Luxembourg Transport Group

FLEAA

Luxembourg Federation of Bus and Coach Companies

Fédération des Patrons Loueurs de Taxis et d'Ambulances

Federation of Taxi and Medical Transport of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg

FEDELUX

Federation of companies specialising in moving to Luxembourg

CLC

Luxembourg Trade Confederation

LV

Latvijas auto

Association Latvijas auto

MT

GRTU

Malta Chamber of SMEs

NL

KNV

Royal Dutch Transport

TLN

Transport and Logistics Netherlands

EVO

Entrepreneurs for Transport and Logistics

PL

ZMPD

Association of International Hauliers in Poland

Pracodawcy RP

Employers of Poland

PT

ANTROP

National Association of Heavy Road Transport for Passengers

ANTRAL

National Association of Road Transport with Light Automobiles

APAT

Association of Hauliers of Portugal

ANTRAM

National Association of Public Road Transporters of Freight

RO

URTP

Romanian Union of Public Transport

UNTRR

National Union of Road Hauliers from Romania

PR

Romanian Employer Confederation

COTAR

Confederation of Authorised Operators and Hauliers from Romania

FNPSPR

Public Services National Employer Federation from Romania

SE

BA

Swedish Road Transport Employers' Association

BuA

Swedish Bus and Coach Employers' Association

Almega

Almega – Employer and trade organisation for the Swedish service sector

Sveriges Hamnar

Association Ports of Sweden

KFS

Swedish Organisation for Local Enterprises

SKL

Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions

BR

Swedish Bus and Coach Federation

STF

Swedish Taxi Association

Sveriges Åkeriföretag

Swedish Association of Road Transport Companies

Svensk Kollektivtrafik

Swedish Public Transport Association

Tågoperatörerna

Association of Swedish Train Operating Companies

SIFA

Transport Group

SI

ZDS

Association of Employers of Slovenia

ZPZ

Transport and Communications Association

GIZ Intertransport

Economic interest association GIZ Intertransport

ZDOPS

Employers’ Association of Craft and Entrepreneurs of Slovenia

SK

ČESMAD Slovakia

Goods Transport Association

ZAD

Bus Transport Association

UK

ATOC

Association of Train Operating Companies

CPT

Confederation of Passenger Transport UK

FTA

Freight Transport Association

RHA

Road Haulage Association

EF/15/06

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