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Textile and clothing

Workers’ representatives

European Trade Union Federation : Textiles, Clothing, Leather (ETUF:TCL) (1975) (now: IndustriALL – European Trade Union)

Employers’ representatives

European Apparel and Textile Confederation (EURATEX)

Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee (SSDC)

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Joint texts

The “Textile and clothing” sectoral social dialogue has resulted, since 1994, in the adoption of 15 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