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MFRR sounds the alarm on political meddling and legal threats to journalism 2024-05-22 [EFJ]

2023 Membership Report: CGIL is the largest trade union centre in Italy 2024-05-21 [CGIL]

Union win for Enel workers 2024-05-13 [IndustriALL]

CGIL launches referendum campaign to repeal 4 legal provisions on labour 2024-05-12 [CGIL]

Mock coffins fill a square in Milan in a protest over workplace safety in Italy 2024-05-10 [CITY]

MFRR to conduct a mission to Italy amid worsening state of media freedom in the country 2024-05-10 [EFJ]

European solidarity with journalists on strike at RAI 2024-05-06 [EFJ]

EFJ supports Domani journalists facing up to 9 years in prison 2024-04-23 [EFJ]

Meloni ‘turning Italian broadcaster into megaphone for far right’ 2024-04-18 [The Guardian]

Public service RAI becomes a “megaphone” of the government 2024-04-15 [EFJ]

Solidarity message to the striking workers at Stellantis/Turin 2024-04-15 [Industriall Europe]

Strike, Sbarra (CISL): “False words from Landini, this divides the workers” 2024-04-14 [Breaking News]

Public service RAI becomes a “megaphone” of the government 2024-04-13 [IFJ]

Dockers on Strike: for CBA, fair wages, and rights 2024-04-08 [ETF]

Solidarity with striking journalists at Giornale Radio Rai 2024-03-27 [IFJ]

Solidarity with striking journalists at Giornale Radio Rai 2024-03-25 [EFJ]

On Tuscany’s Farms, Women Migrant Laborers Face Exploitation 2024-03-20 [New Lines]

The GKN workers’ fight continues 2024-03-18 [red pepper]

Strike 8 March: schools, healthcare and transport at risk. Trenitalia warns: “Possible cancellations and delays” 2024-03-07 [First]

International Women's Day Demonstrations and Strikes: Impact on Rome's Traffic 2024-03-07 [Il Messaggero]

Nationwide General Strike on March 8: Impact on Public and Private Sectors 2024-03-07 [Il Messaggero]

MFRR partners strongly condemn investigation into Domani journalists 2024-03-07 [EFJ]

National Strike targets ENEL energy company in Italy on 8 March 2024-03-07 [PSI]

Country has three million undeclared workers - union chief 2024-03-05 [ANSA]

Landmark agreement elevates wages and benefits of 100,000 private security workers 2024-02-27 [UNI Global Union]

International support to Italian ENEL workers For more info 2024-02-26 [EPSU]

Amazon Fresh workers in Italy demand better working conditions amid labour unrest 2024-02-26 [UNI Global Union]

Unions call general strike in Tuscany on Florence collapse 2024-02-16 [ANSA]

opera workers secure first collective agreement in 20 years 2024-01-23 [UNI Global Union]

In Italy’s Main Shipyard, Anti-Islam Policy Divides Workers 2024-01-17 [Jacobin]

Passengers In Italy Face Disruptions As Airport Staff Strike On Monday 2024-01-08 [Simple Flying]

Italy’s first strike for 2024 to affect country’s main airports 2024-01-04 [TheMayor]

New amendment aims to prohibit publication of pre-trial detention orders 2023-12-27 [EFJ]

Italian retail and tourism unions to strike before Christmas 2023-12-22 [UNI Global Union]

UNI stands in solidarity with Italian affiliates in fight against further privatization of Poste Italiane 2023-12-13 [UNI]

finance unions win big with new national collective agreement 2023-11-29 [UNI Global Union]

Union Workers Go On General Strike Over Government’s Proposed Budget Plan 2023-11-19 [Daily Sentinel]

Union Workers Go On General Strike Over Government’s Proposed Budget Plan 2023-11-19 [The Daily Herald]

Opera workers’ stage nationwide strikes 2023-11-18 [UNI]

MFRR partners condemn summons of RAI presenter Sigfrido Ranucci 2023-11-16 [EFJ]

Marelli plant closure forewarns painful electric vehicle transition 2023-10-30 [Reuters]

EFJ joins FNSI in warning about the independence of PSM 2023-10-25 [EFJ]

'We will not stop' says union leader at Rome demo of 200,000 2023-10-08 [ANSA]

CGIL demonstration on 7th october 2023 2023-09-23 [CGIL]

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]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

5-05-1898 A general strike against excessively high food prices begins. [more]

6-05-1898 In the morning, workers at the Pirelli factories in Milan are on strike distributing leaflets denouncing the events of the previous day. 2 workers are killed by the police. [more]

6-05-1898 A state of siege is declared in Lombardy. General Fiorenzo Bava-Beccaris and his 45,000 infantry, cavalry, artillery and specialized troops are deployed in Milan. [more]

7-05-1898 60,000 workers go on strike progressing from lower-income neighborhoods to central Milan. Bava-Beccaris intends to regain control of the city but the strikers are armed, barricades erected, projectiles are thrown from the roofs onto the troops. [more]

9-05-1898 Bava-Beccaris orders troops and artillery to fire on protesters in Milan, including a monastery in Porta Monforte used as a homeless shelter. 400 dead and 2,000 injured. [more]

12-05-1933 Anti-fascist poet Virgilia d'Andrea, who had been involved in the mass factory occupations in 1920, died in New York. [more]

17-05-1949 Brick factory worker and former Resistance member, Maria Margotti, was killed by police. She was protesting against police violence against women on a picket line the previous day when she was machine-gunned. [more]

27-05-1879 Co-founder of the radical USI union, and anti-fascist militant Alberto Meschi was born. [more]