Food

EFFAT represents the interests of over 4.5 million workers across Europe in the food and drink sector. As the largest in Europe, this is a key EU area in terms of workforce, innovation and high quality products. The EFFAT mission is to fight social dumping and reach fair pay and decent working conditions. Through its active participation in the social dialogue at European level, EFFAT negotiates agreements with European employers’ organisations that aim to improve workers’ conditions

Political Secretary: Wiebke Warneck – w.warneck@effat.org
President: Ole Whelast (NNF, Denmark)
Vice-presidents: Sophie Serrurier (FGTB HORVAL, Belgium) & Sebastian Serena (UGT-FICA, Spain)

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...

The potential of mirror clauses for the EU beet sugar sector

The potential of mirror clauses for the EU beet sugar sector

The European Association of Sugar Manufacturers (CEFS) and the European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Sectors Trade Unions (EFFAT) recognise the potential of mirror clauses in supporting the EU beet sugar sector and ensuring a level playing field on the...

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