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EFFAT on the Action against Exploitation in Agriculture

EFFAT on the Action against Exploitation in Agriculture

Foggia (Italy), 17 July 2024 Summer is the most important season for agriculture in Europe, and EFFAT's affiliates are actively supporting and protecting workers through various actions. EFFAT joined the FLAI-CGIL organising campaign "Diritti in Campo" [Rights in the...

Talent pool will embed exploitation

Talent pool will embed exploitation

The European trade union movement is sounding the alarm at proposals being tabled for the EU Talent Pool. The proposal would greenlight recruitment sharks who use exploitative methods. In a detailed joint letter sent to Ministers of Employment and Social Affairs of...

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

Joint Statement from European Trade Union Federations and the ETUC On 17 May, the European trade union movement celebrates the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). On this day, we remind ourselves and European policymakers that...

Meat Sector: European Trade Unions Rally Behind German Law

Meat Sector: European Trade Unions Rally Behind German Law

A United Call on the EU for Improved Conditions for Meat Workers across the Continent Berlin, 16 April 2024 – At a conference in Berlin, The European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT) successfully concluded the EU-wide project...