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

New EFFAT Template Agreement to establish a European Works Council

17/11/2016

The EFFAT Secretariat is pleased to present the EFFAT Template Agreement to establish a European Works Council. The text is based on a German type EWC and has been drafted to provide you with a good basis to start EWC negotiations. It needs of course to be adapted to each Transnational Company.

The agreement can be downloaded from the EWC portal, and is now available in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. To download the template, follow these steps:

  •  Go to the EWC portal
  •  Log in with the following credentials
    user name: ewc
    password: coordinator
  •  Download the agreement here

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.