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EFFAT affiliates united to end child labour in global agriculture

EFFAT affiliates united to end child labour in global agriculture

12 June 2019: World Day Against Child Labour  -  As 2 million children in West-Africa are currently exploited in the cocoa production, global trade unions in the food supply chain step up their efforts calling on chocolate manufacturers to end child labour in the...

EFFAT calls on Perfetti Van Melle to STOP use of child labour

EFFAT calls on Perfetti Van Melle to STOP use of child labour

Gathered at the Executive Committee in Brussels, EFFAT affiliates joined the IUF and strongly called on Perfetti van Melle to immediately stop the use of #childlabour by third party labour and services provider Rahat Corporation. The company should: compensate the...

Happy 1st of May – Fight for people first in a better Europe

Happy 1st of May – Fight for people first in a better Europe

Happy International Workers’ Day! Today it is May Day, the day of all workers united in solidarity. As importantly it is the first day of the month when working people in Europe will go to the most decisive and divisive polls. Between the 23 and 26 May 2019, European...