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'Ten years of neoliberal economic and financial policies have done deadly damage to our defences against health and other public emergencies', the Communist Party declared on Wednesday evening (March 25).

Reporting to an online meeting of the party's Political Committee, General Secretary Robert Griffiths attacked the past ten years of spending cuts, tax relief for the rich and big business and the outsourcing and privatisation of public services. 'Almost every capitalist government is now compelled to use methods deployed so effectively by the Chinese authorities to counter the Covid-19 virus, based on state intervention, planning and control of essential industries and services', Mr Griffiths pointed out.

'Tragically, in Britain as...

This time the “best place to work” or, for those that have not understood, Teleperformance has crossed the line, informing colleagues that will be working from home, that they will be watched through cameras. Using the pretext of securing the customers personal data and based on the inhuman policy of Teleperformance’s clean desk (according to which personal objects and all kinds of writing...

Ahead of today’s extraordinary plenary session of the European Parliament on special measures to address the coronavirus pandemic, Left MEPs insist on a comprehensive European response that discards failed economic dogmas and puts protecting life as the top priority.

GUE/NGL Co-President Manon Aubry set out the Left’s expectations in this unprecedented public health crisis:

“Emergency...

On behalf of the Pancyprian Federation of Labour PEO Cyprus we express our solidarity with strike organized by USB on the 25th of March demanding to stop of any production and activity that is not necessary and measures for the protection of the workers’ rights and health.

In Italy, as well in all other European countries the austerity measures that the European Union is imposing, have led to...

Stateless nations’ trade union LAB Basque Country, CUT, Galiza, Intersindical Canaria, Intersindical CSC and COS from Països Catalans, affiliated to the World Federation of Trade Unions, show its solidarity with the trade union Unione Sindacale di Base from Italy and in general with all the Italian working class facing the general strike called for tomorrow March 25th.

All of us know the current...

USB ItaliaUSB calls for a general strike on Wednesday 25th: How many more deaths for the government to understand that everything must be closed down?

The new decree passed on Sunday evening by the President of the Council is the poisoned fruit of the veto of the bosses to a real blockade of the production of everything that has nothing to do with the emergency and safety of people's lives. Giving in to...

The World Federation of Trade Unions expressing the voice of more than 100 million workers in 132 countries, salutes the General Strike in Italy and fully supports the philanthropic, anthropocentric and pro-labor demands of its affiliated organization USB.

Once again, we express our deepest condolences to families and friends of the passed away people during the coronavirus pandemic.

The...

PAME, a member of the WFTU, expresses its solidarity with the Italian workers’ strike on March 25. Workers in Italy go on strike, against pressure from industrialists to continue their profitability during the pandemic of Covid-19, endangering the lives of the workers.

Italian workers are on strike demanding the protection of their lives as a number of unnecessary industries and businesses have...

AH, Baile Átha Cliath

The role of the state in a crisis, as sold to us by some begging liberals, is to maintain a form of vague idea of ‘social partnership’, which is usually determined by the interests of free markets and maintaining fiscal stability of the fictitious capital that pervades the stock market. COVID-19 is shining a spotlight on the operating nature of the Leinster and Stormont...

On the day of the AP Moller Maersk annual general meeting, the ITF has made a statement to the company AGM following up its calls for action in the wider transport industries during the Covid-19 pandemic.

At this time of grave danger for the maritime industry, and to the wellbeing of transport workers, the ITF has called on Maersk to show responsibility for all its workers in its extended supply...

The National Federation of Public Hospital Doctors of Greece (OENGE) held a protest at the Ministry of Healthcare on Thursday, March 19 demanding immediate measures for the protection of the people’s and doctors health faced with Covid-19 pandemic.

Specifically the doctors denounced the Governments tactics that even today refuse to stuff the Public Hospitals with the necessary doctors and...

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