European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions
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  • EFFAT achieves establishment of Coca-Cola Iberian Partners EWC 26/05/2016
    On 25 May 2016  the members of the Coca Cola Iberian partners (CCIP)’s Special Negotiating Body (SNB), regularly assisted by EFFAT and its Spanish Member Organisations, successfully concluded the negotiations with...
  • Trade Unions back new Undeclared Work Platform 26/05/2016
    The launch of the European Commission’s ‘Undeclared Work Platform’ on Friday 27 May is a long overdue initiative to tackle the exploitation of workers and unfair competition for law-abiding employers says the European...
  • Greenpeace Netherlands' TTIP leaks confirm EFFAT's concerns 11/05/2016
    EFFAT and its member organisations welcome Greenpeace Netherlands' release of TTIP documents which have been kept under wraps since the very beginning of the negotiations. EFFAT will never stop calling for...
  • Trade Unions back new Undeclared Work Platform 26/05/2016
    The launch of the European Commission’s ‘Undeclared Work Platform’ on Friday 27 May is a long overdue initiative to tackle the exploitation of workers and unfair competition for law-abiding employers says the European...
  • Greenpeace Netherlands' TTIP leaks confirm EFFAT's concerns 11/05/2016
    EFFAT and its member organisations welcome Greenpeace Netherlands' release of TTIP documents which have been kept under wraps since the very beginning of the negotiations. EFFAT will never stop calling for...
  • Better protection for outdoor workers against skin cancer! 21/04/2016
    EFBWW and EFFAT represent European trade unions and workers in the Building, Agricul-ture, Forestry, Horticulture and Tourism sectors – therefore employees who spend most of their working day outside, under the sun....
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 Trade Unions in the Food, Agriculture and Tourism sectors. 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.