20,000 Workers participate in General Strike in Italy

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Ontario City hosts delegation from Italian city rocked by asbestos 2019-04-09 [The Examiner]

20,000 Workers participate in General Strike in Italy 2019-04-03 [BWI]

Workers demonstrate outside Aviano. They say a strike is possible 2019-03-31 [The Stars and Stripes]

China's New Silk Road May Hurt Italian Workers, Analysts Say 2019-03-24 [VOA]

BWI Affiliates in Asia Support the Italian Unions’ Call for a General Strike 2019-03-15 [BWI]

Smart working satisfies Maersk employees in Italy 2019-03-07 [The Telegraph]

Milan protesters denounce Italy's right-wing government 2019-03-03 [Deutsche Welle]

BWI rallies support for Italian unions national strike 2019-02-27 [BWI]

Unions mobilise for 'A future for work!' 2019-02-14 [IUF]

Italian unions stage massive protest against government policy 2019-02-13 [IndustriALL]

Rome risks rubbish collection strike 2019-02-10 [Wanted]

Hundreds of thousands protest populist government 2019-02-10 [Deutsche Welle]

Journalists assaulted by neo-fascists in Rome 2019-01-09 [EFJ]

Italy investigating 5 Egyptians in student's murder 2018-12-05 [Yahoo]

Giulio Regeni: Italy names Egyptian agents as murder suspects 2018-11-30 [The Guardian]

Naples labor strikers impede base traffic, want jobs now held by spouses 2018-11-24 [The Star and Stripes]

About 135,000 Italian Medical Workers Go on Strike to Call for Labor Reforms 2018-11-23 [Sputnik]

Deputy Prime Minister Di Maio insulted journalists 2018-11-13 [ETF]

Mondadori: EFJ Steering Committee supports Italian journalists affected by the sale of Panorama magazine 2018-10-31 [EFJ]

'Black Friday' general strike hits schools, hospitals and transport 2018-10-27 [The Local]

Disruption as transport workers go on strike 2018-10-27 [Reuters]

How a Young Cameroonian Sparked a Revolt Against Migrant Exploitation 2018-10-16 [VICE]

Mafia aggressor against an Italian journalist condemned 2018-10-03 [EFJ]

Unions to strike against job destruction at Jacob Douwe Egberts (JDE) 2018-09-30 [IUF]

EFJ condemns government threat to cut indirect state funding to newspapers 2018-09-21 [EFJ]

Italian steelworkers validate agreement with ArcelorMittal 2018-09-19 [IndustriALL]

Pilots conclude deal with Ryanair 2018-08-30 [TR Weekly]

Ryanair reaches historic agreement with Italian pilot union 2018-08-29 [The Local]

With a death toll of thousands, Italy’s agricultural sector resembles a warzone 2018-08-23 [Equal Times]

Migrants in Italy suffer from growing wave of racism 2018-08-11 [The Daily Sabah]

'We are not slaves!' - Migrant farmers strike after 16 road deaths 2018-08-11 [Business Ghana]

Farmworkers protest treatment after migrant deaths 2018-08-08 [The Telegraph]

Populists score legislative win with labor reform 2018-08-08 [Deutsche Welle]

Migrant farm workers killed in Italy road crash 2018-08-07 [Al Jazeera]

Agromafia Exploits Over 400,000 Workers 2018-07-29 [The Financial Tribune]

Consumers resort to law against Ryanair over refusal to compensate amid strike 2018-07-27 [Xinhua]

‘Agromafia’ Exploits Hundreds of Thousands of Agricultural Workers 2018-07-27 [IPS]

Women Need Not Apply: Why Italian Crisis Hits Female Unemployment First 2018-07-18 [World Crunch]

European Trade Union Confederation meets Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio 2018-07-18 [ETUC]

Escalation of attacks against the press 2018-07-18 [EFJ]

Review of Italy’s Special Tax Regime for New Resident Workers 2018-07-16 [EU Italian Intl Tax]

Only Five Fiat Workers Show Up for Ronaldo Protest 2018-07-16 [Bloomberg]

Fiat factory workers begin protests by plastering anti-Cristiano Ronaldo posters on walls in Italy 2018-07-15 [Infosurhoy]

Fiat workers strike over Ronaldo signing 2018-07-12 [BBC]

Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus sees struggling Fiat workers go on STRIKE as firm helps pay striker’s £500k-a-week wages 2018-07-11 [The Irish Sun]

Fiat workers strike over Ronaldo 2018-07-11 [Football Italia]

Czech Rep luring more and more southern European workers 2018-07-04 [Radio Praha]

GEA workers to strike over possible sale 2018-06-29 [Cooling Post]

March in solidarity with migrant workers 2018-06-17 [Euronews]

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This month in labour history

19-04-1968 While 6,000 textile workers were on strike in Valdagno, scabs were snuck into the factory under police protection. Strikers fought 1000 police and toppled the bronze statue of the factory’s founder. [more]

25-04-1945 Milan and Turin were liberated from fascism following a workers uprising and general strike. Though other towns and cities were liberated before and after, this date was immortalised in the annual Liberation Day celebrations. [more]

26-04-1885 Textile union leader Giuditta Zanella was born in Italy. Took part in 1920 factory occupations then moved to Spain and fought in the Durruti Column. [more]