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


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  • Time to deliver on women's rights! 07/03/2018
    On International Women’s Day on 8 March 2018, EFFAT joins trade unions across Europe and around the world calling for Gender Equality NOW!EFFAT fully supports the ITUC campaign for an ILO Convention on “Violence...
  • Now is the Time for Action to combat Unfair Trading Practices 05/03/2018
    EFFAT has joined forces together with their social partner FoodDrinkEurope, the European Brands Association AIM, the European Council of Young Farmers CEJA, the Liaison Centre for the Meat Processing Industry in the...
  • Sustaining Livelihoods – EU sugar social partners release CSR report 28/02/2018
    The social partners in the EU sugar industry, EFFAT and CEFS, have released the fourteenth edition of the EU wide CSR report, marking their continued cooperation on many fronts.The sugar sector plays a crucial role in...
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.