Tag Archives: CISL

[en] Portrait of Italian May Day 2014

On May Day, as in many other places around the world, thousands of people gathered in squares and streets all over Italy to celebrate International Workers’ Day. The celebrations took different forms, from concerts to direct action such as disputes … Continue reading

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[en] Unions sign up to the repression of trade union rights

It should have been just the implementation decree for the 31 May agreement but it has turned into a new agreement, with an even harsher level of repression against workers’ struggles. The agreement regulates relations between Confindustria (the major employers’ … Continue reading

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[en] Steel workers attacked by police in Terni

On June 5th, hundreds of striking workers marched through the streets of Terni, supported by the unions CGIL, CISL and UIL. They were protesting against the lack of a future for their plant, the former Thyssenkrupp steel plant, now owned … Continue reading

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[en] Not Jolly: Genoa dock workers protest after the disaster

Two workers are still missing and seven were found dead at the Port of Genoa, after the Jolly Nero, a cargo ship, hit the pilots’ control tower on the night of Tuesday May 7. The city is in mourning. There … Continue reading

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[en] European strike: a list of (about) all demonstrations in Italy

Agrigento: demonstration outside the prefecture. Alessandria: in the bankrupt city, the protest was led by public employees, demonstrating against cuts by the central government. Ancona: approximately 1.000 people (students, workers, migrants) marched through the city. The movement part of the … Continue reading

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[en] 14N European strike: Bologna

Four rallies, involving 10,000 people, crossed Bologna as part of the European general strike on 14 November 2012. The rallies left at 9 a.m. from different parts of the city, marching along all major streets, from those of the university … Continue reading

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[en] The Struggle at Ikea Continues: November 11 update

After a workers’ blockade in front of the IKEA storage in Piacenza was violently cleared on November 2, the protest spread to other cities. Solidarity rallies were organized in Bologna and Piacenza on November 7 and solidarity demonstrations took place … Continue reading

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