USI-AIT

USI speaks out on the recent developments with the IWA

CNTE, FAU and USI release open invitation to the Bilbao International Conference, 26-27 November, 2016

The CNTE, the FAU, and the USI-AIT have issued an open invitation to anarcho-syndicalist and revolutionary syndicalist organisations to participate in a conference on the rebuilding of the IWA in Bilbao on the 26-27 of November 2016.

IWA struggles and victories in 2014

A brief account of some of the workplace conflicts, international actions and social struggles of IWA Sections.

The base unions in Italy

A dossier about base unions (or rank and file unions) in Italy.

Syndicalism and the strike: French and Italian revolutionary syndicalism and their introduction into Spain - Pere Gabriel

An essay on the relative influence exercised by the First International (the Spanish Regional Federation of the IWA), the Second International, French revolutionary syndicalism (the CGT and the Bourses du Travail), and Italian syndicalism (the USI), respectively, on the origin and development of Spanish anarcho-syndicalism, with extensive discussion of the internal debates that took place between 1880 and 1920 in the European anarchist milieu on the general strike and the nature and purpose of trade unionism.

Hospital workers fight police in Milan

Healthcare workers at the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan protest after receiving the first 40 letters of redundancy. After a general assembly, the struggling workers occupied the hospital reception and the roof of the building, prompting the heavy-handed response by police.

USI-AIT hospital workers strike in Florence

On 12 December 2012, the workers at Careggi hospital in Florence went on strike against the proposal by the company, made unilaterally and signed by the mainstream CGIL and CISL unions, setting new working hours and annual scheduling of holidays, a shift requiring maximum flexibility for workers.

Gramsci and syndicalism - Tom Wetzel

Antonio Gramsci

Tom Wetzel on the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci, the Italian factory council movement of 1919-1920, and the anarcho-syndicalist advocacy of revolutionary unionism.

Demonstration at San Raffaele Hospital photo gallery, Milan, June 22nd 2012

Photo gallery of a demonstration at San Raffaele Hospital, Milan during the national general strike of base unions on June 22nd 2012. The strike at San Raffaele saw the massive involvement of anarcho-syndicalist in USI-AIT. For more info on the strike, click here.

USI-AIT declares involvement in general strike

Statement from USI-AIT declaring its participation in the co-ordinated general strike of Italian base unions on June 22nd, and laying out both its political and social demands.