Take action

In this section EFFAT provides its affiliates with the tools to take action in their member states on those labour related issues that most affect workers. Here, EFFAT coordinates and implements solidarity and support actions at every stage of the food chain, wherever it is most needed in Europe

Fast food giants in  Germany refuse to pay workers a living wage

Fast food giants in Germany refuse to pay workers a living wage

Since last October,  fast-food workers in Germany have been in a conflict with employers over fair pay and a living wage. In collective bargaining with the German food workers union NGG, the companies have offered a wage which is considerably below what the German...

Solidarity with Sheraton Brussels workers

Solidarity with Sheraton Brussels workers

Two-hundred hotel workers at Sheraton Brussels hotel in Belgium have paid the price of a conflict between the owner, the UK-based property group International Real Estate Ltd, and Starwood, recently bought by Marriott. The hotel owner and Starwood could not agree on...