Engineering Employers' Federation

Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF)

the UK federation of EMPLOYERS' ASSOCIATIONS representing employers in the engineering industry. Over 4,000 engineering firms are members of their regional Engineering Employers' Associations which in turn are affiliated to the EEF. Member firms are known as federated; nonmembers are nonfederated. In the past, the EEF negotiated WAGE RATES and HOURS OF WORK nationally with the industry's TRADE UNIONS. Now, wages and conditions are determined at individual companies or workplaces. See MULTI-EMPLOYER AGREEMENT.
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The Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF) said output and orders had grown in the past quarter, but some sectors, such as metals and electronics, had concerns about future expansion.
The Engineering Employers' Federation said its study showed that tough economic conditions continued to hit companies across the country.
Kevin Brown, Managing Director of QC, was presented with the first EEF/One North East Low Carbon Innovation Award at the 'Delivering the Low Carbon Economy' Conference, organised by the Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF).
The Engineering Employers' Federation says young people lack the basic skills needed by employers.
The Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF) said sickness levels had remained stable at almost seven days per worker over the past year after a slight fall in previous years, which the group said countered the popular assumption that rates were increasing.
The Engineering Employers' Federation spoke out after the Government unveiled plans for legally-binding reductions in pollution linked to global warming.
The Engineering Employers' Federation, which conducted the poll, today published a new guide to help firms improve attendance and improve health and safety.
That is a key finding of the second quarter 2003 Engineering Outlook survey, compiled by the Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF) and RSM Robson Rhodes.
Jeremy Woolridge, chairman and managing director at B E Wedge Holdings Ltd, has been elected as one of the new deputy presidents at the Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF).
The man who popularised science and technology to generations of youngsters attended the Engineering Employers' Federation Apprentice of the Year Wales awards ceremony, in Cardiff International Arena.
The Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF) claims that the proportion of workers in the UK with intermediate skills is currently half the level of that in Germany.
Sheffield's Engineering Employers' Federation says losses are unavoidable unless money is ploughed into training.

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