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, because the health and well-being of all are inalienable rights.

Healthcare will never be public and universal if in the middle there are the immense profits of private individuals who profit from public money on people’s health and, even if public, health ceases to be universal when it is broken down into 20 different Regional Healthcare...

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...

Primo MaggioOn May 1st a big demonstration will cross the whole Italy with the slogan “Zero Patience”. In times of social distancing it will be a telematic demonstration but no less full of strength and anger: a non-stop live broadcast, on the websites and social networks of the sponsoring organizations, will tell the struggles, complaints and solidarity initiatives – interspersed with contributions from the...

USB ItaliaItalian USB (Research Sector) has launched an appeal to prevent the patenting of drugs and vaccines against Coronavirus:

After the discovery of the polio vaccine that saved millions of people from death and disability, the scientist Albert Sabin said that he had not patented his vaccine because “you don’t patent the sun”, you don’t patent life, but mainly because keeping costs low has increased...

USB ItaliaOn May 1st a big demonstration will cross the whole Italy with the slogan “Zero Patience”. In times of social distancing it will be a telematic demonstration but no less full of strength and anger: a non-stop live broadcast, on the websites and social networks of the sponsoring organizations, will tell the struggles, complaints and solidarity initiatives – interspersed with contributions from the...

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