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March 3 - 09:30 am


March 4 - 04:30 pm

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Van Maerlant

Rue Van Maerlant

Brussels, Belgium, 1050

Dear Colleagues

As we already announced, the next meeting of the EFFAT Executive Committee will be held in Brussels, on 3-4 March 2020 

Schedule                    3 March 2020, from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

                                    4 March 2020, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Interpretation            Active: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish (whispering), Swedish

Please find hereunder the working documents and a list of hotels in Brussels with advantageous rates.
Please confirm your participation as soon as possible by 4 February 2020 at the latest, also with a view to knowing which interpretation is required.

(Changes in interpretation can only be accepted until 4 weeks before the meeting date)

Sincerely Yours,
Kristjan Bragason

0. Invitation EN FR DE

1. Adoption of the Agenda  EN   FR   DE
    Commented agenda  EN   FR   DE  

2. Minutes of the EFFAT Executive Committee 11-12 September 2019 EN   FR   DE

3. Election of the Executive Committee (State of affairs) EN
a) Presentation of the nominated members
b) Gender balance

4. Update on affiliates’ ongoing campaigns, collective bargaining & other issues

5. Follow-up of the 5th EFFAT Congress 2019 EN
a) Minutes
b) Follow-up of Political Motions and Resolutions
c) EFFAT Political Framework 2020-2024
d) EFFAT Action Plan 2020-2021 
e) TNC Committee EN
f) Outcomes of the side events:
LGBTQI Conference
Youth Conference
CEE Conference
Women’s Conference

6. Communication EN     FR     DE  

7. Political Framework and follow up on Action Plan 2020-2021
a) General Secretary Report    EN    FR     DE  
b) IUF Report EN    FR     DE     
c) Transnational Companies / European Works Councils     EN    FR     DE
d) Food, Drinks and Tobacco  EN   FR   DE  
e) Agriculture EN   FR   DE   
f) Tourism  EN  
g) Gender Equality   EN   FR   DE 
h) Domestic Workers  EN   FR   DE  
i) Youth EN   FR    DE 

8. EU initiative on minimum wage and collective bargaining  
Speaker: Nicolas SCHMIT, Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights
Draft EFFAT Position paper Strenghtening and Collective Bargaining and Ensuring living wages for European Workers  EN    FR    DE    

9. Update on EU issues
a) International Trade (draft position on Mercosur) EN    FR    DE   
b) New Green Deal (draft position and farm-to-fork strategy) – revised and changes in red 02/03/2020 EN   FR    DE
c) Trade union demands for an EU mandatory initiative on due diligence and human rights
Doc1: ETUC  position on mandatory Human Rights due diligence and responsible business conduct  EN   
Doc2: For reference: CFDT Due vigilance  EN    FR    ES
d) Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions
e) CAP    EN    FR     DE    
f) European Labour Authority EN
g) European Platform Tackling Undeclared Work EN
i) Other EU issues

10. Work-Life Balance Directive – ETUC Toolkit for transposition into national legislation EN    FR    DE    ES   IT   
Speaker: Juliane BIR, ETUC

11. List of meetings 2020 EN

12. Membership and affiliation fees and financial information EN 
a) Overview of payments
b) New affiliations
c) Disaffiliation and exemptions

13. Any other business

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