Car Industry (EU)

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  • Italy: Demand freedom of association at Fiat

    , by LabourStart

    Fiat, the biggest transnational company based in Italy, has excluded Fiom-Cgil, the largest Italian metalworkers union, from the whole group (80.000 employees) because this union did not sign an agreement which worsened working conditions, violated workers’ rights (including the right to (...)

  • Car Industry/France – Ford Blanquefort, an example

    , by VESSILLIER Jean-Claude

    While car bosses in France are on the offensive to eliminate jobs and close factories, the long struggle at the Ford factory near Bordeaux is a counter-example showing that even in this situation, victories are possible. It is no coincidence that one of the main organisers of this struggle in (...)

  • Declaration of the European Car Workers’ Conference

    , by Collective

    A European car workers’ conference, held in Amsterdam on 28-29 May, 2011, brought together activists from Poland, Italy, Spain, France, Sweden, Russia and the United States, working in the following enterprises: FIAT Italy and Poland, Ford France and Spain, Opel Poland, Renault France and Spain, (...)

  • The state of the European car industry

    , by VESSILLIER Jean-Claude

    This is the introductory report presented by Jean-Claude Vessillier (an activist in the NPA and a former Renault worker) at the begining of the European Conference of Workers in the Car Industry, held at the International Institute for Research and Education in Amsterdam on May 28-29, 2011. We (...)