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 VIDEO ‘The Invisibles’: Unseen footage of Italy’s migrant labourers at peak of COVID-19 2020-07-05 [The Africa Report]

Italy, it’s time to confront your own rampant racism 2020-06-17 [Opendemocracy]

Major step forward in push to scrap prison sentences for criminal defamation in Italy 2020-06-11 [EFJ]

Pivotal moment for Italy to abolish prison sentences for criminal defamation 2020-06-08 [EFJ]

Union push brings breakthrough in protecting migrant worker rights 2020-05-30 [IUF]

Four-hour strike at Italian ArcelorMittal sites brings results 2020-05-28 [IndustriALL]

Electronics multinational Jabil fires 190 Italian workers during pandemic 2020-05-25 [IndustriALL]

Why Teresa Bellanova, The Farm Worker Who Became A Minister, Now Fights For Migrant Rights 2020-05-13 [Forbes]

A trade union Manifesto for inclusive education 2020-05-09 [EI]

FLAI-CGIL calls for regularization of migrant workers and urgent measures to protect their health 2020-04-29 [IUF]

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

Trade unions’ response to COVID-19 2020-04-22 [BWI]

Lockdown pushes digitalisation through in Italian public services 2020-04-18 [PSI]

Measures enacted in Italy to reduce the social and labour impact of Covid-19 2020-04-15 [The Law of Work]

Fiat reaches deal with unions on measures for production restart 2020-04-10 [Economic Times]

Serena Sorrentino: “The same workers that have been attacked by policies aimed at making the public sector ‘more efficient’ are now on the frontline in the fight against COVID-19” 2020-04-07 [Equal Times]

Union urges pay deal for lower-league players 2020-04-06 [The Score]

Unions inform migrant construction workers of gov't benefits vs. COVID-19 2020-04-04 [BWI]

Italian workers protest against open factories as COVID-19 spreads 2020-03-27 [Deutsche Welle]

Covid-19: labour movement struggles to institute social distance between capital's needs and people's health in Italy 2020-03-27 [Global Labour University]

Italian metalworkers strike to halt non-essential production 2020-03-26 [IndustriALL]

Chief Editor under police protection after receiving death threats from neo-Nazi group 2020-03-24 [EFJ]

Dispatch from Italy: Class Struggle in the Time of Coronavirus 2020-03-22 [Labour Notes]

Unions call for all bank branches to shut for two weeks 2020-03-19 [UNI]

Coronavirus sparks nationwide strikes 2020-03-15 [Publico]

Union secures rights for shop workers in face of coronavirus 2020-03-03 [UNI]

Alitalia unions informed of proposals to trim routes and fleet 2020-02-25 [Flight Global]

Airline Strike Postponed Over Coronavirus 2020-02-25 [The Times]

Italy airline strike postponed over Coronavirus: union spokeswoman 2020-02-24 [Reuters]

Italian dockworkers refuse to resupply Saudi 'weapons' ship 2020-02-19 [Middle East Monitor]

Workers Refuse to Load Generators On Weapons-Laden Saudi Ship 2020-02-19 [Al-Bawaba]

'Stop the Saudi arms ship' say Genoa dockers 2020-02-19 [MENA SN]

Workers refuse to resupply Saudi weapons ship over 'Yemen war crimes' 2020-02-18 [The New Arab]

UNI GS in Italy to learn about sectoral bargaining victories, key issues for country’s union movement 2020-02-12 [UNI Global Union]

From sardines to a new language of politics? An interview with Paul Ginsborg 2020-01-10 [Opendemocracy]

Maintenance worker dies at Italy's Sevel plant 2020-01-05 [95.7]

Journalist Mario de Michele survived gun attack 2019-11-22 [EFJ]

Italian metalworkers strike for sustainable industry 2019-11-04 [IndustriALL]

Union fears FCA-Peugeot tie-up could hit Italian plants 2019-10-31 [Yahoo]

Rome hit by general strike over alleged poor management of capital 2019-10-26 [The Guardian]

Rome public workers strike over state of city, national strike disrupts flights 2019-10-26 [Euronews]

Black Friday Transit Strike Will Impact Rome 2019-10-25 [Vax Before Travel]

4 Indian-origin Sikh men drown in sewage tank in Italy 2019-09-14 [India Today]

Journalists’ union calls on the profession to improve media coverage of femicides 2019-09-13 [EFJ]

ETUC: Italy Leaving Schengen, Means Isolating Itself From Europe 2019-07-09 [SVI]

No to walls, No to Italy outside Schengen, Yes to free movement of people 2019-07-08 [ETUC]

Saving Lives is not a Crime 2019-07-06 [PSI]

Judge orders release of captain who docked migrant-rescue ship 2019-07-05 [ITF]

Carola Rackete: nearly L1m raised to help migrant rescue ship captain arrested after police stand-off 2019-07-03 [Evening Standard]

Are Your Tinned Tomatoes Picked By Slave Labour? 2019-06-21 [Pulitzer Centre]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

6-07-1919 In Palermo, 2,000 shipyard workers on strike for a rise in wages block trams and factories. 5,000 join them in demanding a 50% reduction in prices and castigating the bosses who were “starving the people”. [more]

6-07-1919 In Arrezzo, the town hall is occupied by demonstrators against the high cost of living. Trucks are requisitioned to take the goods confiscated from traders, to the Labour Exchange, for distribution to workers' families. [more]

7-07-1919 Steelworkers and dockers strike against the high cost of living in Naples. Clashes with police leave 20 injured. Soldiers kill 5 workers in Imola, 4 in Taranto, 8 in Lucera and 2 in Florence. [more]