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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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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]

Europe 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]

Italy BKDP representative met with leaders of trade union centers in Italy 2024-02-28 [salidarnast.info]

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

Europe 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]

Italy EPSU Women’s Conference adopts Rome Declaration For more info 2023-11-24 [EPSU]

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]

Italy Stellantis offers share plan to 87,000 workers in France, Italy 2023-10-15 [Dunya]

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

Europe 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]

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]

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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]

19-04-1920 The general strike paralyzed the Turin region for a week, Lombardy joins the movement. In Boulogne, Pisa, Florence and Lucca, railway workers block military convoys and in Genoa, trains and boats. [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]