USB ItaliaUSB has proclaimed the strike 24th and 25th of September, to ask the guarantee to all school workers and students to return to the classroom safely, to find adequate and healthy spaces, to have all teachers on duty from day one, to conduct real lessons, in presence, without risk.

It’s much more than that: the reopening of the schools is a test for the government to demonstrate the effective ability to manage the crisis situation in which we find ourselves.

Two days of strike, students, teachers and school staff all mobilizing, can represent a first indication of the need to open a season of struggles throughout the country.

It is certainly for this reason that there is a multiplication of attacks on our proclamation of strike.

The...

The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), as the only voice of the international class-oriented trade union movement and in the name of its 105 million affiliates in 132 countries across the world, affirms its internationalist solidarity with the porters of the French multinational Carrefour in the logistics warehouse in Pavia, northern Italy, who have been struggling hard in order to defend...

USB ItaliaThe Authority in charge of regulating the right to strike, which has taken over the hundreds of its deliberations from Parliament, has decided to punish USB with a fine of 2500 euros for the general strike proclaimed on March 25.

A strike proclaimed in defence of the safety and life of workers and citizens, while the tug-of-war between the government and the employers’ associations was going on...

USB ItaliaUSB demonstration in front of Parliament in Rome

The Covid-19 pandemic that exterminated more than 32,000 citizens in Italy and during which 29,000 health workers were infected, has confirmed some things that USB has been saying for some time and that should form the basis for the construction of a new National Health System.

First of all, that Health and Welfare must be public and universal...

USB ItaliaArcelorMittal presented the new business plan for the former Ilva plants only to the ministries concerned and not to the trade unions.

Even the government described it as disappointing, ArcelorMittal leases the steel plants in Taranto, Genoa and Novi Ligure (the plants are owned by Ilva under extraordinary administration).

In March, a plan was signed which provided for a production of 8 million...

USB ItaliaThe health crisis at Covid19 and the consequent closure of schools and universities has put the debate on the role of public education back at the centre, in this context all the limits of a training chain bent to the needs of the production chain, the dogmas of teaching by skills, evaluation as the ultimate goal, the corporatization of schools and universities and the submission of research for...

USB ItaliaUSB denounces the heavy threats, published on the facebook group “Matteo Salvini and Giorgia Meloni for a safe and stable Italy”, against our trade union leader Aboubakar Soumahoro, who has always been committed against racism and in denouncing the slave conditions in which hundreds of thousands of Italian laborers and immigrants in the countryside of our country are forced to work, without...

USB ItaliaThese are the first results of today’s national mobilization of USB of the Health Sector, with crowded and colourful demonstrations and garrisons not only in front of the Ministry of Health, but also in front of the regional health departments of Turin, Milan, Genoa, Padua, Bologna, Florence, Ancona, Campobasso, Naples, Bari, Potenza, Catanzaro, Palermo and Cagliari.

The Ministry of Health...

USB ItaliaHealth system in the ‘Relaunch Decree’ of the government: a return to the past!

If the virus had really taught us anything…

…it would have been decided today to permanently recruit the 50,000 National Heath System  personnel cut since 2006

… the policy should  find the solution to stabilize the many  health care workers and precarious workers.

…today we’d be talking about...

USB ItaliaThe strike of the laborers called by the USB Agricultural Workers against the failure to regularize all the invisible had an extraordinary participation.

Deserted fields, solidarity also by farmers who turned off their tractors and consumers who stopped the trucks, making the strike of fruit and vegetables shopping.

Many demonstrations organized in front of the prefectures of cities for the...

USB ItaliaThe pandemic crisis is causing a dizzying increase in class inequality. We must fight to turn the consequences of its criminal policies against capitalism.

Let us relaunch the rights!!

20th May, the day of disobedience on the 50th anniversary of the Workers’ Statute

21st May strike of the land workers, thousands of invisible laborers

22nd May national environmental hygiene strike, for RIGHT...