On November 9 a General Strike took place in Greece. A strike that was decided, was prepared and succeeded thanks to the action of the militant trade unions of Greece. It was one of the most massive and successful strikes of recent years. In this strike the class unions of Greece had the massive support and solidarity of militant unions from all over the world and at the central Strike Rally of PAME in Athens attended the entire Secretariat of the World Federation of Trade Unions-WFTU/FSM, expressing its solidarity in practice.
Friday, November 11, 2022
Monday, July 25, 2022
The trade unionists were placed under house arrest and searched on July 19th, based on a 350-page indictment of the Piacenza Public Prosecutor’s Office against USB and Si Cobas unions.
Friday, July 22, 2022
|Presidents Zelensky and Putin, both enemies of the working class. |
Ukraine's Parliament Verkhovna Rada has passed two bills that obliterate workers' rights to collective bargaining and other fundamental labor protections, and allow employers to put up to 10% of their workforce on “zero hour” contracts leaving them without any control over their working lives.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
In Italy the USB and Si Cobas unions are facing a 350-page indictment by the Piagenza Public Prosecutor’s Office in which the unions and trade unionists are accused of “crimes” such as picketing strikes, protests and mobilisations in the logistics sector.
On the basis of this indictment, a police operation has been carried out since this morning with searches of trade unionists’ homes and the arrest of 4 USB trade unionists.
Friday, July 8, 2022
To Cliff Smith
Roofers Local 36 Business Manager
To Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers
Thursday, April 7, 2022
The demonstrators tried to approach the port's gate in order to protest for the presence of a NATO ship that transfers military equipment towards Eastern Europe.
Thursday, February 10, 2022
The WFTU Presidential Council which met on 1&2 February 2022 announced the organization of the 18th World Trade Union Congress in Rome, Italy, on 6, 7 and 8 of May 2022, under the slogan: “United, we continue! For the satisfaction of our contemporary needs, against imperialist-capitalist barbarity!”
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Sunday, February 21, 2021
The USB statement reads:
The national coordinations of the categories of the Unione Sindacale di Base met on Saturday 13 February 2021. This is the note unanimously approved.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
“…Because for me,the most surprising,
the most imposing, the most mysterious and grandiose
Is a man not allowed to walk;
A man who’s being shackled”
- Nazim Hikmet.
Friday, October 23, 2020
Italy's Unione Sindacale di Base (USB): Ten years of class-oriented, independent and internationalist activity
"We could not celebrate together the tenth anniversary of USB, we do it now with this video that traces some important moments of our existence.
From the first congress, that of the unification between RdB and Sdl Intercategoriale, to date, thousands of initiatives, struggles, conferences, participation in international events have marked our first ten years.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Mass protests by trade unions throughout Greece: Struggle against anti-people measures and repression
In Athens' Syntagma Square, thousands of protesters demanded protection measures for the people's lifes and rights, including the shielding of hospitals and the public health system, the need for hiring more teachers and cleaning staff in public schools, cheap and safe public transport, policies against unemployment and dismissals, collective agreements and strengthening of the labor rights.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Friday, June 7, 2019
Friday, April 5, 2019
|The leadership of the GSEE choosed to organize its|
congress-parody in a five-star resort in Rhodes.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019
|Left: Poster by PAME for the 37th GSEE Congress, writing|
"Employers OUT of the Trade Unions - Trade Unions of
WORKERS, not of employers".
In March 2019, at a tourist resort in the city of Kalamata, in southern Greece, will take place the 37th Congress of GSEE (member of the ETUC in Greece). A Congress from which workers have nothing positive to expect, have no hope for their lives and their rights.