Green Social Summit 2023.
Firefighter & General Secretary of the Avenir Secours trade union.
Member of the European Confederation of Independent Trade Unions (CESI).
Alain Laratta is a senior professional firefighter with 35 years' experience. After serving as a volunteer, a military then as professional firefighter, he has held senior positions in five different organisations amongst various fire and rescue services (station officer, Prevention department, etc.). Regarding his involvement in the trade union, he has been General Secretary for 6 years and a member of the national board of Avenir Secours since 2009. Within CESI, Alain Laratta is particularly involved in labour law issues for civil protection personnel. He advocates the creation of a common status within the European legal framework for first responders under the umbrella of the Union civil protection mechanism and campaigns for more action and solidarity between Member States.