Cooperating with Trade Unions during the Covid-19 crisis

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  • In English


The UITP Academy is organising a series of webinars in the framework of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. They aim to assist public transport companies in tailoring their business continuity plans responding to the specific challenges of communicable diseases.

This webinar will discuss the essential cooperation between public transport operators and trade unions in the management of the COVID-19 crisis. It will provide general recommendations on how to ensure a successful consultation of trade unions and on how to benefit from their contributions.  Experience from public transport operators and specific examples of social dialogue activities during the COVID-19 crisis will be presented.

This 90 minutes webinar in English is free of charge and only available to UITP members. Non UITP-members will be able to access the recording of the webinar afterwards in MyLibrary.

Who are our speakers and moderator?​


  • Clement de Villepin, Group HR Director, Transdev
  • Peter Buisman, HR Director, GVB Amsterdam

Moderator: Joe Kenny, Human Resource and Operations Management Consultant

When will it take place?

Thursday 4th June 2020 at 11.00 CEST (Brussels time)

How can I join the webinar?

Click here to register. A few days before the webinar takes place, you will receive an email with a link to connect to the webinar.

What software is used?


If you have never used GotoWebinar before, we advise you to check the compatibility with your IT system.


For any question on the webinar, please contact Rui Ribeiro (

E-Peer Review

UITP Academy can assist with an e-peer review on preparing for pandemics, managing the response, and developing integrated action plans for the public transport sector. See how it works and the topics we can offer here.

Please contact Emre Kiran, Head of Training,  for more information.

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