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5 Italian railway workers killed in accident, trade unions announce strike 2023-09-01 [Rail Tech]

Protest flags in two regional state administrations for the extension of the employment contract 2023-08-28 [Oi Canadian]

Italy: 5 workers die from extreme heat as factory workers & labourers call for furlough 2023-08-11 [Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]

Unions demand renewal of national agreements 2023-08-11 [IUF]

European Union confirms RAI’s lack of independence 2023-08-04 [EFJ]

Risk of 'social bomb' due to lack of social workers -union 2023-07-30 [ANSA]

Journalist Roberto Saviano suspended from public television RAI 2023-07-29 [IFJ]

Roberto Saviano suspended from public television RAI 2023-07-29 [EFJ]

Government readies special furlough scheme to save workers from heatwave 2023-07-26 [Reuters]

Heatwave deaths: How does heat stress affect the body, and how can we protect workers? 2023-07-25 [Euronews]

UNI in solidarity with millions of protesting workers 2023-07-23 [UNI]

Union chief sounds alarm about heat deaths at work 2023-07-19 [ANSA]

When bosses tried to sack them, these automotive workers took over their factory 2023-07-19 [Progressive International]

Rail strike strands commuters and tourists in sweltering weather at height of tourism season 2023-07-14 [The Financial Post]

Italian metalworkers strike sends strong message to government 2023-07-11 [IndustriALL]

Salidarnast leader speaks at anti-fascist festival in Bologna 2023-07-06 [salidarnast.info]

Support for Roberto Saviano, defendant in a SLAPP case filed by Giorgia Meloni 2023-06-29 [EFJ]

The Right to health as a fundamental human right needs to be implemented in Europe 2023-06-28 [EPSU]

More criticism of fact-finding team that probed conditions of farm workers in Canada 2023-06-06 [Radio Jamaica]

WFTU solidarity statement with the general strike in Italy on 26th May 2023 2023-05-23 [WFTU]

Far-right executive takes control of public broadcaster RAI 2023-05-19 [EFJ]

Alfa Romeo Workers in Italy Protest Over Factory Conditions 2023-05-18 [Yahoo]

Stellantis Protest Over Unsanitary Conditions Slows Alfa Output 2023-05-15 [BNN]

Alfa Romeo and Fiat output hit over worker protest 2023-05-15 [ANE]

Workers in various air transport sectors plan to strike, May 3 2023-04-30 [Crisis 24]

EPSU expresses solidarity with workers following tragic murder of psychiatrist 2023-04-26 [EPSU]

Wood and furniture workers on strike over CBA non-renewal 2023-04-26 [BWI]

Italian trade union organisation mobilise in May 2023 for a new era for labour and rights 2023-04-22 [CGIL]

Thorough investigation required after arson attack on car of journalist Rossella Puccio 2023-04-07 [EFJ]

Big differences with govt, strike possible - CGIL union head 2023-03-19 [ANSA]

Prosecutor issues seizure order for article published by newspaper Domani 2023-03-10 [EFJ]

Stellantis, unions agree 2,000 voluntary job cuts in Italy this year 2023-02-28 [Saltwire]

CGIL FP Congress shows solidarity with striking workers across Europe 2023-02-19 [EPSU]

Analysis-Italy promotes short-term job market, shunning Spain's example 2023-02-01 [Saltwire]

Football fan handed suspended prison sentence for harassment of journalist 2022-12-22 [IFJ]

Football fan handed suspended prison sentence for harassment of journalist 2022-12-22 [EFJ]

Prime Minister sues Domani newspaper for defamation 2022-11-29 [EFJ]

A call in support of Roberto Saviano, defendant in a defamation trial 2022-11-17 [EFJ]

Air Traffic Controllers' Strike Affects International Flights 2022-10-21 [Aviation Pros]

Giovanni Mininni, FLAI-CGIL General Secretary: ‘Sindacato di strada’ fights fascism 2022-10-10 [IUF]

“My life is worth more than a sandwich”: Strike in Florence after death of a rider 2022-10-07 [Brave New Europe]

Uncertain times: Italy makes hard-right turn 2022-10-01 [BWI]

EFJ joins call for Italian political forces to take a stand against SLAPPs 2022-09-21 [EFJ]

Railway workers in Italy go on strike 2022-09-10 [AA]

Footballers' union furious at ban on team training 2020-04-29 [RTÉ]

Work at Stellantis' Melfi plant halted as logistic contractors strike -union 2022-08-03 [Saltwire]

Telecom Italia eyes deal with unions on more jobs cuts 2022-07-29 [The Financial Post]

Can your boss force you to work during a heatwave in Italy? 2022-07-25 [The Local]

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

MFRR condemns ‘absurd' €10 million lawsuit against L'Espresso magazine by sacked Vatican Cardinal 2021-02-02 [EFJ]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

1-09-1920 A mass occupation movement started in which almost all the metalworking factories in Italy were occupied by their workers. It was a high point of the Biennio Rosso (Two Red Years) of near-revolutionary upheaval. [more]

6-09-2014 Strike by air traffic controllers leads to cancellation of many flights and "major disruption". [more]

15-09-1920 In Lazio, the agricultural day laborers organized by the Ferderterra broaden the occupation of land after obtaining better contracts for the sharecroppers. 36,000 hectares are occupied around Rome. [more]

19-09-1920 An agreement was signed between employers and CGIL granting 4 lire or 10 to 20%, cost of living allowances, improvements in overtime and minimum wages, 6 public holidays and severance pay. [more]

21-09-1920 An extraordinary meeting of the FIOM enters into an agreement with the CGIL. The Communist International appeals to the occupation: the "biennio rosso" is the subject. [more]