Agriculture

Europe numbers one million agricultural employers who provide work to over 7 million workers. With 15 million farm holdings, in which over 40 million people work, the agriculture sector makes a vital contribution to healthy nutrition, and still plays a key role in the economic, environmental and social policies in Europe. EFFAT activities in the agriculture sector include promoting a sustainable Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), safeguarding employment and fair pay in rural areas, and further developing social dialogue in order to improve working conditions in this sector.

Political Secretary: Ivan Ivanov – i.ivanov@effat.org
President: Valentina Vasilyonova (FNSZ, Bulgaria)
Vice Presidents: Emilio Térron Ruiz (FICA-UGT, Spain) & Riikka Vasama (TEOLLISUUSLIITTO, Finland)

EFFAT is #CallingEU: Five calls for a Fairer Europe for Workers

EFFAT is #CallingEU: Five calls for a Fairer Europe for Workers

Ahead of the next EU elections EFFAT is launching #CallingEU, five demands for a new EU mandate that prioritizes the protection and the wellbeing of workers. As Europe faces the choice between embracing an ambitious social and inclusive agenda or veering towards...

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