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Joint texts

The “agriculture” sectoral social dialogue has resulted, since 1978, in the adoption of 32 joint texts.


Date

Title

Theme

Type

Addressee

10/05/2007

Resolution adopted by GEOPA-COPA and EFFAT

Training

Tool

European social partners

21/11/2005

European agreement on the reduction of workers' exposure to the risk of work-related musculo-skeletal disorders in agriculture

Health and safety

Recommendation

National organisations

25/01/2005

Avis commun concernant la protection de la santé et de la sécurité des travailleurs contre les troubles musculo-squelettiques

(in French only)

Health and safety

Joint opinion

European institutions

24/10/2004

Health and safety in agriculture - best practices and proposals for action

Health and safety

Declaration

National organisations

05/12/2002

European agreement on vocational training in agriculture

Training

Recommendation

National organisations

01/04/2001

Instructions for spray operators. Spraying technique, environment and safety

Health and safety

Tool

Enterprises

01/04/2001

Safety manual for forestry work

Health and safety

Tool

National organisations

13/04/2000

Final statement of the EFA-GEOPA/COPA conference on "Employment of agricultural workers in the European Union"

Employment

Joint opinion

European institutions

01/01/2000

White paper: Securing employment through vocational and continuing training in European agriculture

Training

Tool

National organisations

26/04/1999

Rules of procedure for the sectoral dialogue committee on social dialogue in agriculture

Social dialogue

Rules of procedure

European social partners

24/07/1997

Recommendation framework agreement on the improvement of paid employment in agriculture in the member states of the European Union

Working time

Recommendation

National organisations

30/03/1995

Joint declaration by EFA/CES-GEOPA/COPA on employment in

agriculture

Employment

Declaration

European social partners

18/11/1993

Opinion concerning forestry

Training

Joint opinion

European institutions

18/11/1993

Opinion concerning training in agriculture

Training

Joint opinion

European institutions

27/01/1993

Opinion concerning social consequences of CAP reform

Social aspects of Community policies

Joint opinion

European institutions

27/01/1993

Opinion concerning early retirement for agricultural workers

Employment

Joint opinion

European institutions

29/11/1991

Additional clause to the Agreement on the harmonization of working hours (persons engaged in crop and livestock farming in Portugal)

Working time

Declaration

National organisations

19/01/1990

Additional clause to the Agreement on the harmonization of working hours of permanent agricultural workers in the EC arable farming sector (application in Spain since 1983)

Working time

Declaration

European social partners

24/11/1986

Opinion concerning ancillary sociostructural measures under the common agricultural policy

Employment

Joint opinion

European institutions

24/11/1986

Opinion concerning Community action in the forestry sector

Economic and/or sectoral pol.

Joint opinion

European institutions

15/02/1986

Opinion concerning the agricultural statistics

Employment

Joint opinion

European institutions

21/12/1984

Opinion concerning safety requirements for attaching, detaching, coupling and uncoupling operations with agricultural tractors

Health and safety

Joint opinion

European institutions

26/11/1982

Opinion on the promotion of relief services in agriculture and the social protection of relief service workers

Employment

Joint opinion

European institutions

26/11/1982

Opinion with regard to training for agricultural workers

Training

Joint opinion

European institutions

01/01/1982

Opinion on safety requirements for the construction of agricultural buildings and improvements to installations

Health and safety

Joint opinion

European institutions

27/11/1981

Opinion on the prevention of accidents in agriculture and the relationship between the elimination of technical barriers to trade in agricultural tractors and safety

Health and safety

Joint opinion

European institutions

27/11/1981

Amendment to the Agreement on the harmonization of working hours of permanent agricultural workers in the EC arable farming sector

Working time

Recommendation

European social partners

06/05/1981

Opinion concerning surveys of agricultural workers’ earnings in the EC

Working conditions

Joint opinion

European institutions

01/01/1981

Opinion on the social aspects of the common agricultural policy

Social aspects of Community policies

Joint opinion

European institutions

10/06/1980

Agreement on the harmonization of working hours of permanent agricultural workers in the EC livestock farming sector

Working time

Recommendation

European social partners

23/05/1979

Opinion concerning the vocational training of and cessation of farming by agricultural workers in the context of the sociostructural measures proposed by the Commission

Training

Joint opinion

European institutions

22/03/1978

Agreement on the harmonization of working hours of permanent agricultural workers in the EC arable farming sector

Working time

Recommendation

European social partners

ETUI and Observatoire Social Européen (2010) European Sectoral Social Dialogue Factsheets. Project coordinated by Christophe Degryse, online publication available at www.worker-participation.eu/EU-Social-Dialogue/Sectoral-ESD