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  • 27/06/2013
    EFFAT applauds Nestlé’s new Youth Employment Initiative
    EFFAT supports Nestlé’s announcement of a new Youth Employment Initiative, both as a measure to create opportunities for young entrants to the labour market and to boost the attractiveness of jobs in the European food sector.The initiative aims to help over 20,000 young people across Europe find...
  • 03/06/2013
    EFFAT prioritises fight against youth unemployment
    EFFAT’s newly established Youth Committee will act as a direct source of influence on EFFAT’s political actions, agreed the EFFAT Executive Committee on 3 June 2013.Acknowledging that Europe risks sacrificing an entire generation, the Executive Committee also endorsed the EFFAT Youth Employment...
  • 01/05/2013
    Ireland: Big May Day launch for SIPTU Young Workers’ Network
    The new group to help Ireland's young workers was launched on May Day in Liberty Hall.The Young Workers' Network (YWN), aimed at workers aged 35 and under, was officially launched before members then joined the Youth Bloc for the May Day march. The network is an initiative by SIPTU that...
  • 28/02/2013
    Europe welcomes youth guarantee scheme
    The Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) adopted the Youth Guarantee on 28 February – a key component of the response to the EU youth unemployment crisis that has left 5.7 million young people under 25 unemployed, according to Eurostat’s April data.The scheme...

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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.