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EFFAT welcomes the new EWC Agreement signed with Ardo

EFFAT welcomes the new EWC Agreement signed with Ardo

After three years of negotiations, EFFAT is pleased to announce the signature of the Ardo European Works Councils Agreement. Ardo is a family owned Belgian Group and a worldwide player of fresh frozen vegetables, herbs and fruit. Ardo has production, packing &...

EFFAT supports #FairTransport in Europe!

EFFAT supports #FairTransport in Europe!

Today transport workers across Europe start their  #FairTransport mobilisation. From 22 to 29 March workers across Europe will carry out a global action, organising pickets, events and rallies to demand decent work in their sector. EFFAT fully backs the European...

Trade unions support Action for Climate

Trade unions support Action for Climate

Seven European trade unions are supporting the global day of protest being staged by young people against climate change on Friday: ETUC, EFJ, EFBWW, EPSU, EFFAT, ETF and IndustriAll (representing workers in energy intensive industries). Greta Thunberg, the...

An important step closer to a fairer food chain for everyone

An important step closer to a fairer food chain for everyone

Today, Members of the European Parliament strongly voted in favour of promoting a fair food supply chain, delivering on their promise to #CutTheUnfair. The signatories welcome this historic vote for banning unfair trading practices in the food value chain.  This...

A fairer Europe for Workers is one vote away

A fairer Europe for Workers is one vote away

European Trade union movement puts forward EU elections Manifesto  In the run up of the European elections that are meant to determine the future direction of Europe, the European trade union movement publishes today its manifesto, urging its members to go to the...

EFFAT supports Belgian affiliates in today’s general strike

EFFAT supports Belgian affiliates in today’s general strike

EFFAT supports today’s general strike organised by the Belgian trade unions FGTB, CSC and CGSLB. The Belgian Interprofessional Agreement for 2019-2020 is currently being negotiated. Although the economy is growing as well as shareholders’ dividends and companies’...