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Press Release

Maddalena Colombi
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Food and drink trade unions and industry call for worker support

Food and drink trade unions and industry call for worker support

Food and drink is Europe’s largest manufacturing sector and our two organisations come together as EU Social Partners to represent the employees (EFFAT) and employers (FoodDrinkEurope) in the industry. Please see below our joint statement in the face of the Covid-19...

EFFAT Reaction on COVID-19 outbreak

EFFAT Reaction on COVID-19 outbreak

In light of the further spread of Coronavirus in Europe, officially proclaimed by the World Health Organisation as a global pandemic, EFFAT expresses concern over the deepening public health crisis in many countries across Europe, and the real potential for a serious...

EFFAT ExCom stands with workers at JDE coffee processing plant, UK

EFFAT ExCom stands with workers at JDE coffee processing plant, UK

UPDATE 13/03/2020 Following talks with Unite the Union, JDE management at the Banbury (UK) coffee processing plant have agreed to withdraw their ‘sack and reemploy’ ultimatum to workers in order to participate in a process of “meaningful negotiation” with workers’...

Gender Pay Gap – Trade Unions demand an End to Pay Secrecy

Gender Pay Gap – Trade Unions demand an End to Pay Secrecy

Ahead of the European Commission’s publication of its proposals for binding rules on gender pay transparency, EFFAT took part today in a visual street theatre action in front of the European Commission building to “end the secrecy” over pay. With the initiative,...