- establishing and coordinating ethical EWCs in companies;
- monitoring legal and political developments relating to information, consultation and participation in European companies;
- providing expertise, advice and information on best practices to improve the functioning of EWCs and other European-level work related to multinationals from a trade union perspective;
- supporting industrial disputes and solidarity campaigns at the European level.
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.