European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions
Together for decent work and fair pay from farm to fork


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  • ETUC calls EP vote to extend corporate tax reporting to all countries 26/05/2017
    Responding to the European Commission’s legislative proposal on public country-by-country reporting (CBCR) by multinationals due to be voted on the ECON and JURI committees at the European Parliament on 30 May, the...
  • Happy 1 May | Why you're better off in a union! 28/04/2017
    On Labor Day, EFFAT and the European Trade Union movement demand a pay rise for European workers and deliver one united message: You’re better off in a union! Last February the ETUC launched a pan European Pay Rise...
  • Everyone’s health and safety counts! 27/04/2017
    On International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD 2017), EFFAT, ETUFs and ETUC want to deliver a strong message: Everyone’s health and safety at work matters – for workers, his or her family and loved ones, and for employers...
Affiliated websites
Information on the social situation in European agriculture
Joint youth employment campaign by six European trade union federations: "Enough of their crisis - Back to our future!"
The site for organised workers in ‘big beer’
A network for the exchange of information among employee representatives and organisations in the European cocoa and chocolate industry
A guide for selecting best value catering contracts
Information on the Social Dialogue in the sugar sector
A portal for information sharing among EWC members
Practical training for all workers who handle and prepare food
Uniting food, farm and hotel workers worldwide
A platform for trade unionists who represent workers in the red and white meat sectors to exchange information
A guide for migrants to navigate the maze of migration and mobility legislation
Information on reducing musculoskeletal disease in agriculture
Fighting precarious work in Europe
Information from the social partners of rural service contractors
Social dialogue in agriculture

EFFAT is the European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions. As a European Trade Union Federation representing 120 national trade unions from 35 European countries, EFFAT defends the interests of more than 22 million workers towards the European Institutions, European employers’ associations and transnational companies. EFFAT is a member of the ETUC and the European regional organisation of the IUF.