The ETF-ATM is a Committee within the Civil Aviation Section of the ETF.The ETF-ATM is the trade union body that co-ordinates and represents the views of trade union members working in Air Traffic Management and related bodies throughout Europe.
ETF, the European Transport Workers’ Federation, is a pan-European trade union organisation, which embraces transport trade unions from the European Union, the European Economic Area and Central and Eastern European countries.
The ETF has affiliated unions, which organise workers in railways, road transport, maritime transport, ports and docks, inland navigation, civil aviation, fisheries and tourism services. The ETF represents more than 250,000 civil aviation employees and protects their social and economic interests at European level.ETF is the only recognized Social Partner representing all personnel in the EU Civil Aviation sectoral Social Dialogue.
The overriding principle of the ETF-ATM Committee are:
- To progress the industrial relations agenda on behalf of trade union members working in Air Traffic Management and related bodies with the European Commission. Mandates and delegations will be determined by the ETF-ATM Committee.
- To represent the social, cultural, health and economic interests of ATM employees.
- To promote equal opportunity and elimination of discrimination based on gender, age, race, sexual orientation, religion and disability.
- To promote practical international and trans-national cooperation, support and joint action.