On-Line Seminar «Risk analysis and implementation of measures against Covid-19 for workers of agrarian businesses»

Next Tuesday, April 14 at 11:00 a.m. and Wednesday April 15 at 10:00 a.m. an on-line seminar will be held to present the document “RISK ANALYSIS AND IMPLEMENTATION OF MEASURES AGAINST COVID-19 FOR WORKERS OF AGRICULTURAL FIELDS” that the Covid-19 Working Group has prepared.

You can download the Guide here: Covid19 Risk analysis and implementation of measures for workers at agricultural companies

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Royal Decree-Law 13/2020, of April 7, by which certain urgent measures are adopted in the field of agricultural employment

Royal Decree-Law 13/2020, of April 7, by which certain urgent measures are adopted in the field of agricultural employment

In relation to the measures taken by the government on the occasion of the COVID-19 crisis related to the agrarian sector, and more specifically due to the great decrease in the supply of temporary labor in the Spanish agri food sector, we leave you the link to the published in the BOE on April 7 so that you can consult it.

Real Decreto-ley 13_2020 de 7 de abril

Covid Guide 19: Risk analysis and implementation of measures against Covid-19 for workers

Covid Guide 19: Risk analysis and implementation of measures against Covid-19 for workers

Dear friends,

Today, the Working Group of the Ethical Trade Forums “Covid-19” shares with all of you the document we have prepared to meet the Covid-19 challenge in the workplace. From here we appreciate the work done by the members of the group for their dedication and generosity in the elaboration of this document.

The document is called: ‘RISK ANALYSIS AND IMPLEMENTATION OF MEASURES AGAINST COVID19 FOR WORKERS OF AGRICULTURAL COMPANIES»
You can see how it is a document that can be read fairly quickly and contains practical tools that can help you improve safety and prevent accidents or incidents related to Covid-19. Among these tools is the Risk Analysis that is necessary in your companies and cooperatives. We hope it will be useful to you.

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Seeing you very soon!!

Seeing you very soon!!

Today, March 27, we would all be gathered in the Almería Forums event, the third of this always exciting week in March, together with the Huelva and Murcia events.

Unfortunately, due to the situation we are experiencing in Spain and in the rest of the World due to COVID 19, many of us find ourselves working from home.  But there are others still attending daily to their work posts because they are essential for everyone. Among them are growers and pickers, transporters and warehouse and supermarket staff, since without them feeding cities would not be possible.

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Postponement March meetings the Ethical Trade Forums

Postponement March meetings the Ethical Trade Forums

Due to the situation of health alert in Spain because of the spread of Covid-19, we unfortunately need to delay the celebration of the Ethical Trade Forums events in Huelva, Murcia and Almeria at the end of March.

Depending on how this situation evolves and as soon as it is determined that they can be celebrated with any health risk, they will be convened again in the same locations.

See you soon!

March 2020, Ethical Trade Forums

March 2020, Ethical Trade Forums

“Building a sustainable sector” will be the theme of the new Ethical Trade Forums events that will be held on March 24, 26 and 27 in Huelva, Murcia and Almería.

The Ethical Trade Forums are focused on personnel responsible for managing the welfare of workers and the objective is to work as a team to improve working conditions in the agricultural sector.

The registration period is open for those companies that are suppliers and are invited by any of the sponsors of the Forums.

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The Forums shortlisted for the SEDEX Awards

The Forums shortlisted for the SEDEX Awards

Congratulations!!

Thanks to your effort and involvement the Ethical Trade Forums have been classified as one of the three shortlisted candidates for the Sedex Responsible Business Awards that are convened for the fourth year to recognize the most important responsible supply projects and sustainability initiatives. The awards ceremony will take place in London on March 18th.

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Roadblock during demonstrations

Roadblock during demonstrations

The fruit and vegetable sector lives, day after day, protests in our country with roadblock that, in the other hand, have been developed without incidents beyond what is expected in kind of these situations. Retentions that reach several kilometers and alternative deviations enabled by the police.

In the image taken from the Vanguardia newspaper  you can see some growers who set fire to piles of plastic boxes to generate barricades, forcing firefighters to intervene.

Why these protests?

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