(11 February 2021) EPSU and the ETF (European Federation of Transport Workers) have supported the Romanian union USLM, member of ATU, in their fight against the privatisation of the Metro in Bucharest. The union organised a national press conference on Tuesday and a protest picket in front of the Ministry of Transport 10 february. The unions demand a with drawal of a government decision that could lead to the privatisation of subways in Romania. The Metrorex company has a lack of staff. Pay and conditions were negotiated but are not respected by the minister of transport Drulă . The unions underlines that the minister does not engage in a process of social dialogue to discuss the proposed changes and respect for the collective agreement.