09 | 04 | 2020

USB ItaliaWith a deliberation of 10 pages the Cgsse (strike guarantee commission) opened the infringement proceedings against the USB Confederation for having dared to proclaim a general strike in defence of the health of workers and citizens on 25 March, limiting the duration in essential services such as health care, population relief, firefighters, urban hygiene and assistance cooperatives to just one symbolic minute.

After having listed a long string of rules that USB would have violated and for which it must be sanctioned economically, the Guarantor (of whom, of what?) launches into considerations about the advisability of proclamations of strike in a context of proclaimed health emergency … “as it contributes to generate a widespread sense of...

PAME Solidarity With USB And its Great Fight To Defend The Workers’ Life And Health in Italy

PAME denounces the operation to silence Italian workers and their right to fight for the protection of their health and life.

Specifically, the so-called “Strike Rights Guarantee Committee” (CGSSE) moved legally against the USB trade union on the occasion of the strike on March 25th. CGSSE claims...

Italy has been especially hard hit by COVID-19. Maddalena Celano talks about the political and economic consequences of the virus crisis.

CPUSA: How are you and your family doing?

Maddalena Celano: #andràtuttobene [it will be alright] is the hashtag full of courage and positivity that Italians are spreading on the web. Meanwhile, the coronavirus has changed everyone’s life, both infected and...

On behalf of the Pancyprian Federation of Labour PEO Cyprus we express our solidarity with strike organized by USB on the 25th of March demanding to stop of any production and activity that is not necessary and measures for the protection of the workers’ rights and health.

In Italy, as well in all other European countries the austerity measures that the European Union is imposing, have led to...

Stateless nations’ trade union LAB Basque Country, CUT, Galiza, Intersindical Canaria, Intersindical CSC and COS from Països Catalans, affiliated to the World Federation of Trade Unions, show its solidarity with the trade union Unione Sindacale di Base from Italy and in general with all the Italian working class facing the general strike called for tomorrow March 25th.

All of us know the current...

USB ItaliaUSB calls for a general strike on Wednesday 25th: How many more deaths for the government to understand that everything must be closed down?

The new decree passed on Sunday evening by the President of the Council is the poisoned fruit of the veto of the bosses to a real blockade of the production of everything that has nothing to do with the emergency and safety of people's lives. Giving in to...

The World Federation of Trade Unions expressing the voice of more than 100 million workers in 132 countries, salutes the General Strike in Italy and fully supports the philanthropic, anthropocentric and pro-labor demands of its affiliated organization USB.

Once again, we express our deepest condolences to families and friends of the passed away people during the coronavirus pandemic.

The...

PAME, a member of the WFTU, expresses its solidarity with the Italian workers’ strike on March 25. Workers in Italy go on strike, against pressure from industrialists to continue their profitability during the pandemic of Covid-19, endangering the lives of the workers.

Italian workers are on strike demanding the protection of their lives as a number of unnecessary industries and businesses have...

USB ItaliaTo date, Thursday, March 12 in Italy we are 15.133 infected with corona virus, 1016 dead, 583 positive among health workers.

On the evening of March 9, 2020, the Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced an immediate law by which the government establishes a “safe zone” throughout the country.

The indication to citizens is to stay in their homes, from which it will be possible to leave for food...

Marco Rizzo commented on the political crisis in Italy.

On August 17, Alberto Maggi interviewed Marco Rizzo, General Secretary of the Partito Comunista, for Affari Italiani.

"What we define as markets," describes Rizzo, "in reality, are the command line of capitalist globalization, which dramatize the economic situation and then impose a clear solution as they are used to do." In case of a 5...

TUI Transport, Ports, Fishery and Communication, Sectoral Organization of WFTU strongly condemns the prohibition decision related to the strike called by USB Italy. Unione Sindacale Di Base (USB), which is the representative of Class Oriented Union Movement in Italy, had called for a strike on 12th April and the Government of Italy responded this militant call by prohibiting it.

This is a clear...

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