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Workers’ representatives



European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT) (2000, merger between SETA-UITA and EFA)




Employers’ representatives



Comité européen des fabricants de sucre (CEFS)






Representativity study: Glassner (2008), Representativeness of the European social partner organisations: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/eiro/studies/tn0707037s/index.htm




Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee (SSDC)



Informal working group:












Rules of procedure:



1997, 1999



Work programme:




Joint texts

The “Sugar” sectoral social dialogue has resulted, since 1997, in the adoption of 17 joint texts.

ETUI and Observatoire Social Européen (2011) European Sectoral Social Dialogue Factsheets. Project coordinated by Christophe Degryse, online publication available at www.worker-participation.eu/EU-Social-Dialogue/Sectoral-ESD