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Spy and sack. About a model of industrial relations in Sweden and Italy

→ Italian Even though there is no shortage of past and recent cases, to sack a trade union delegate employed in the firm for 29 years is still not a widespread practice in Italy. Also, if the firm is a multinational Swedish company, which arrived in Italy with a clamour of trumpets for its participatory industrial relations and the new …

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We can dare. The time of the transnational social strike is now

→ Italian From 21 to 23 October the second meeting of the Transnational Social Strike Platform will be held in Paris. The meeting takes place three weeks after the strike of Polish women against the proposed reform of the abortion law and few months after the French great uprising against the loi travail and its world. In both cases the …

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A huge mass strike in India: was that general?

by G. SAMPATH → Italian We publish an article written by the Indian journalist G. Sampath concerning the last countrywide strike in India on September 2nd. Even if the numbers were probably overestimated by trade unions, declaring a participation of no less than 180 million, the huge amount of people, men and women, who went on strike was a powerful …

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Türkiye Metal İşçileri Yoksulluğa ve Sendika’ya karşı direniyor

NURAN GÜLENÇ → Italiano Türkiye’nin lokomotif sektörlerinden biri olan metal sektöründe, dünya devi otomotiv şirketlerinde çalışan işçilerin başını çektiği bir eylem başladı. Renault fabrikasında başlayan isyan kısa sürede hızla diğer otomotiv üreticisi fabrikalara yayıldı. İşçilerin iki önemli talepleri vardı. Bunlar ücretlerin iyileştirilmesi ve örgütlü oldukları Türk Metal Sendikası’nın işyerlerinde varlığına son verilmesi ve yerine seçecekleri işçi temsilcilerinin tanınmasıydı. Bu eylem …

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Blockupy meets Amazon Strikers: a moment of mutual infection in front of the gates

by HAGEN KOPP (from No Troika Rhine Main) → IT → D At 18th of Dember 2014 a small Blockupy delegation met with the Amazon strikers in Bad Hersfeld, in this time one of the six Amazon branches in Germany with about 2300 striking workers in total. The Blockupy activists supported the protests at the gates of so called FRA 1, one …

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Towards a Europe from below!

Only two days to go: Open assembly of networks and social movements in Brussels 26/27 September We, as Blockupy international coordinating group, called for an open transnational meet-up in Brussels. This is a broader meet-up after our last meeting in Berlin in June of this year, in which we discussed the outcomes of the May of Solidarity and the Blockupy …

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Precarious political communication and transnational strike

→ IT Space The urgent task of European social movements is that of defining their political initiative moving from the acknowledgement that the space of Europe is neither defined nor closed, but is rather the first global space that they must face. It is not for chance that it is always difficult to ascertain what it is meant by «Europe». …

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Infiltrators in the world government of migrations: the refugees’ strike in Israel

The mobilization of migrants in Israel is growing. After three days of general strike launched by the movement, a demonstration is now in front of Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, to ask the Prime Ministry Netanyau and the Interior Ministry Gideon Saar for concrete answers. Mobilization was started by asylum seekers and grew up in the last weeks after the enactment …

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The 31st October UK Universities Strike: within and beyond the question of pay

by GABRIELLA ALBERTI On the 31st October, for the first time in 16 years, academics, administrative staff, cleaners and librarians of British Universities united and joined picket lines at 149 campuses in protest against pay cuts. The three unions who led the strike are the University College Union (UCU) representing academic staff, UNISON, for all clerical staff including administrative personnel …

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An Appeal from Jail, from the imprisoned workers of the Maruti Suzuki, India

We publish the appeal of a group of workers at the Maruti-Suzuki detained because of the struggles they organized one year ago (#1 #2), and the documentary movie «Count on us», which speak about their dreams, expectations and experiences through the story of Jitender and Rajesh, former workers of the Maruti-Suzuki. The appeal speaks for the workers still detained within …

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