|Types of organisation:||Social partners|
|Author:||FoodServiceEurope and EFFAT|
Cristina Freitas da Costa, Deputy Secretary General firstname.lastname@example.org
Kerstin Howald, Tourism Sector Secretary email@example.com
|Area of action:||Quality, Image|
FoodServiceEurope (FSE) and the European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT) commit themselves to improve quality and attractiveness of the apprenticeships schemes by:
The EFFAT-FoodServiceEurope pledge will raise the awareness of their member organizations on the value and attractiveness of apprenticeships schemes in order to facilitate the entrance of young employees into the labour market and ensure that they are properly trained to face the challenges of the sector.
|Short company / organisation description:|
EFFAT, the European Federation of Trade Unions in the Food, Agriculture and Tourism sectors, is representing 120 national trade unions from 35 European countries. EFFAT defends the interests of more than 22 million workers in its sectors towards the European Institutions, European employers’ associations and transnational companies.
FoodServiceEurope is the European organization that brings together contract catering organizations in Europe and speaks on behalf of a significant share of the market. Contract catering employs 600,000 people across Europe and serves around 6 billion meals every year. FoodServiceEurope objectives are to provide a valuable insight on EU policy initiatives and legislations and to inform policymakers on the perspective of the European contract catering sector, to provide an EU-level forum for contract caterers, to cooperate with other EU stakeholders on areas of joint interest.
FoodServiceEurope and EFFAT are the sectoral social partners on contract catering. They have been involved in a sectoral social dialogue for more than 20 years, having been officially recognized by the European Commission in 2007.
|Partners:||EFFAT and FoodServiceEurope are the two partners involved. Additional details on these organizations are provided above. In implementing this initiative, the two organizations will endeavour to mobilize their members at national level.|