Italy

Italian unions sign landmark agreement with Amazon

Italian transport unions FILT-CGIL, FIT-CISL and UILTRASPORTI have signed a historic industrial relations protocol with Amazon, establishing that the company must recognise them as social partners.

News
15 Sep 2021

ETF expresses solidarity with Italian aviation workers

Italian aviation workers will exercise their right to strike today after unions representing aviation transport workers across Italy called for a 24-hour strike in defence of workers severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

News
6 Jul 2021

Workers protest in Rome over the surprise bankruptcy announcement in Norwegian Air

Low-cost airline Norwegian Air has recently started a bankruptcy process for its Irish branch, directly affecting its workers in Italy. The ETF stands with Italian transport union federations and joins their call to Norwegian and Italian authorities to support them in making Norwegian Air take responsibility towards their employees.

Union Action
18 Feb 2021

Italy’s public transport workers on strike after employers’ organisations refuse to negotiate renewal of collective agreement

Public transport workers in Italy are on strike today to demand negotiations on a national sectoral collective agreement for public transport workers. The action of ETF affiliates FILT-CGIL, FIT-CISL, UILTRASPORTI is a result of the employers’ organisations’ refusal to negotiate the renewal of the agreement that expired on 31 December 2017.

Union Action
8 Feb 2021

ETF calls for release of jailed Sicilian fishers in Libya

While fishing for red prawns, 18 fishers from Sicily were detained by the Libyan Coast Guard on 1 September. The ETF addressed a letter to European Commission Vice-President and Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries today, calling on them to take action and facilitate an immediate and unconditional release of these fishers.

News
10 Nov 2020
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