Actualité des mouvements sociaux

Le fil des communiqués de presse d’une soixantaine de collectifs, associations et syndicats, français et européens. Les titres de ces textes et communiqués n’engagent pas la rédaction de Basta !

  • Kenya : Recours à la force létale par la police à Nairobi

    , par Human Rights Watch

    20 fév 2020 Vidéo Kenya : Recours à la force létale par la police (Vidéo, sous-titres via cc) - Au cours de quelques semaines au début de 2020, la police kenyane a tué au moins huit jeunes hommes dans des quartiers défavorisés de Nairobi dans des circonstances troublantes. Human Rights Watch appelle à (...)
  • Tant qu'il le faudra

    , par Solidaires

    Communiqué intersyndicale au soir de la journée de mobilisation du 20 février. - Communiqués / Réforme des retraites, Protection sociale / Retraite, Article dans la newsletter, Home page : dernières publications
  • CSIA-Nitassinan : #Shutdowncanada - « D'un océan à l'autre » - La lutte des Wet'suwet'en et les blocages ferroviaires au Canada

    , par Centre International de Culture Populaire

    « D'un océan à l'autre » La lutte des Wet'suwet'en et les blocages ferroviaires au Canada #Shutdowncanada 17 février 2020 Depuis 10 jours les blocages des infrastructures de transports du « Canada » s'additionnent et s'intensifient pour répondre à l'appel à la solidarité lancé par les Wet'suwet'en du (...)
  • "Rights at Ryanair": European employee solidarity in practice

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    On the last day of October, the ETUI held a lunch debate on recent developments at Ryanair. The Irish low-cost airline is infamous for its poor working conditions and dire employment relations, despite net revenues of 1,45 billion € per year. It is also notoriously anti-union, which has hindered (...)
  • Working time reduction back on the table

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    The ETUI held a Monthly Forum on 22 February to mark the recent publication of a guide on ‘The why and how of working time reduction’. The topic has been back in the spotlight recently due to an initiative of IG Metall, Germany’s biggest trade (...)
  • Collective Bargaining newsletter November 2019

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Please find below the highlights of the latest issue of the Collective Bargaining newsletter with the most important developments at European and member state level in November 2019.
  • Italy: industrial pollution boosts health inequality

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    The 5th SENTIERI report was published in Italy in June 2019. SENTIERI is an ambitious Italian project collecting data on sites with identified industrial pollution.
  • Just transition – not just another transition

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Almost 10 years ago, the successor to the international Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, known for its report, Mismeasuring Our Lives: Why GDP Doesn’t Add Up, published a follow-up, Beyond GDP: Measuring What Counts for Economic and Social Performance, (...)
  • Experts tell ETUI seminar to expect tough choices in the next EU budget cycle

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Against a backdrop of Brexit, the lingering effects of austerity and the rise of populism, the ETUI this week hosted an expert seminar on the European Commission’s proposals for the coming EU budget. The audience at the event was warned to expect difficult negotiations over national (...)
  • A combined approach needed at EU level to address the problem of contingent work

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    The growth of atypical work across the European Union is the research subject of many studies, but only a few analyse the issue of the decline of the standard employment relationship from the point of view of core and contingent work. This core/contingent perspective was the guiding theme of (...)
  • Collective Bargaining newsletter September 2019

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Please find below the highlights of the latest issue of the Collective Bargaining newsletter with the most important developments at European and member state level in September 2019.
  • ETUI’s major presence at ETUC Vienna Congress

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    The 2019 congress of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) took place in Vienna between 20-24 May 2019 (#ETUC19) and the ETUI had a major presence there with a number of events and publication launches.
  • An ETUI publication on occupational health translated into Brazilian Portuguese

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    In 2018, the Fondation Fundacentro, the Brazilian federal agency responsible for occupational health, decided to publish a Brazilian Portuguese translation of an ETUI book on workplace prevention via posters. The ETUI is happy to thus contribute to the discussion on the importance of trade (...)
  • Collective Bargaining March 2018

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Find below the highlights of the latest issue of the Collective Bargaining newsletter with the most important developments at European and member state level over the month of March.
  • The European Pillar of Social Rights in historical perspective

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    In the run to the special ‘Social Summit’ due to be held in Gothenburg tomorrow, where details of the European Pillar of Social Rights are expected to be announced, read hereunder the blog article by ETUI General Director Philippe Pochet calling the EU to rebalance social and economic concerns by (...)
  • Czech trade unions call for a pay rise

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    In recent years, trade unions have repeatedly underlined the need for wage increases in Central-Eastern European countries. One of the most emblematic initiatives in this regard has been the campaign ‘The end of cheap labour in Czechia’, launched in September 2015 by the Czech trade union (...)
  • Annual strategic meeting on Health and Safety in Budapest

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    The Health and Safety and Working Conditions Unit of the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) organized the Annual Strategic meeting for the Advisory Committee on Health and Safety at Work (ACSH WIG) which was held in Budapest, in September (...)
  • High levels of endocrine disruptors found among children

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Hundreds of substances capable of disrupting hormone production exist. Used to a massive extent by industry in many different products, these substances are linked to serious health problems such as cancers, reproductive health disorders, developmental disorders such as obesity, lower (...)
  • Reboot Social Europe: the pillar, re-insurance scheme, wage increase, gender equality

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    In a little more than two months, European citizens will elect a new European Parliament which will codetermine the direction which Social Europe will take in the years to come. Now is therefore the right time to look at where we are with the European social agenda and put forward some (...)
  • Collective Bargaining October 2018

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Find below the highlights of the latest issue of the Collective Bargaining newsletter with the most important developments at European and member state level over the last month:
  • The state of convergence in the European Union 14 years after enlargement

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    The ETUI marked the retirement of its Chief Economist for the past five years, Martin Myant, with a well-attended conference focusing on wage convergence in the central and eastern European (CEE) countries, which took place on 25 January at the European Economic and Social Committee in (...)
  • Giving Juncker’s Proposed European Labour Authority Real Clout

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Every year the State of the Union speech (SOTEU) serves a certain purpose. This year it was all about encouragement and promise. It was all about promising ‘big things’ – more Schengen, better enforcement of the rule of law, fighting discrimination of consumers in Central and Eastern Europe, (...)
  • The prison as a microcosm of society

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    The latest issue of HesaMag, the ETUI’s biannual magazine on health and safety at work, focuses on working conditions behind bars. It is not an obvious topic for HesaMag, as it goes far beyond the medical aspects of occupational health. But the aim of each issue is to focus on occupations and (...)
  • Plastic – a human health crisis

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    A recent report from a coalition of NGOs lead by the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) reveals that plastic is a human health crisis hiding in plain sight. To date, research into the human health impacts of plastic have focused narrowly on specific moments in the plastic (...)
  • Collective Bargaining June 2018

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Find below the highlights of the latest issue of the Collective Bargaining newsletter with the most important developments at European and member state level over the last month:
  • Collective Bargaining November 2017

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Find below the highlights of the November issue of the Collective Bargaining newsletter with the most important developments at European and member state level over the past month:
  • Being on a zero-hours contract is bad for your health

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Young adults who are employed on zero-hours contracts are less likely to be in good health, and are at higher risk of poor mental health than workers with stable jobs, according to a research published on 5 July 2017 by the Institute of Education at the University College (...)
  • Thailand about to ban glyphosate

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    After Vietnam, Thailand is set to become the second large Asian agricultural country to completely ban glyphosate in an effort to protect its population. The substance is the active ingredient of Roundup, the top-selling herbicide produced by Monsanto, the US company acquired by German (...)
  • In memoriam Christos Triantafillou

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    It is with great sadness that the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) learned of the passing of Christos Traintafillou, an economist at the Labour Institute of the General Confederation of Greek Workers (INE-GSEE), member of ETUI's Trade Union related Research Institutes (TURI) network, (...)
  • ILO echoes ETUI’s warnings about the impact of technology on jobs and the environment

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has joined the ETUI and ETUC in warning about the social effects of technological change and insisting that these should not spell the end of workers’ rights. Advances in technology - such as artificial intelligence, automation and robotics - that are (...)
  • 2019 ETUC Brian Bercusson Award on European labour law

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) has instituted an award to honour the outstanding and dynamic scientific work, of great value to the European trade union movement, of the late labour law Professor Brian Bercusson: the ETUC Brian Bercusson (...)
  • The Grigor Gradev Scholarship: Call for Applications - 2018

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    One year ago our former colleague Grigor Gradev passed away. To keep the memory of Grigor and to continue his work, the ETUC and the ITUC have set up a scholarship with the ETUI to promote the thinking behind promoting workers’ rights and dignity in a Europe in circumstances of deep (...)
  • My name is John, I’m 25 years old and I’m also a trade unionist

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    This month, trade unionists from the UK and the Netherlands talk about their struggles to improve working time arrangements in the face of increasing automation and an unhealthy work-life balance. “While we can acknowledge the need to modernise our technology and make it more efficient, it is (...)
  • Seminar on Strategic Litigation on Occupational Health and Safety (OSH)

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    The Health and Safety and Working Conditions Unit of the European Trade Union Institute organizes a Seminar on Strategic Litigation on Occupational Health and Safety at 15-16 January 2020 in Brussels. The seminar is the starting point of a multi-annual project on strategic OSH litigation in the (...)
  • Vietnam bans glyphosate

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Vietnam has decided to ban all herbicides containing glyphosate. This is a further blow to Roundup, a key product of Monsanto, the US multinational now in the hands of agrochemical giant Bayer.
  • Collective Bargaining February 2018

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Find below the highlights of the February issue of the Collective Bargaining newsletter with the most important developments at European and member state level over the month of February. This issue celebrates the 10th anniversary of this newsletter, a joint project of the ETUI and the (...)
  • Extension of the EU Roadmap on Carcinogens

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    On 28 November 2019, several organisations, including the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), extended the EU Roadmap on Carcinogens in Helsinki. The objective of this voluntary action scheme is to raise awareness amongst workers and employers about the risks of exposure to (...)
  • 500 Movers and shakers meet to discuss how to manage the future world of work

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    Four global mega trends that are radically changing the world of work – decarbonisation, digitalisation, globalisation and demographic change - cannot simply be left to the market and will bring changes that need to be anticipated and managed together, warn the European Trade Union Confederation (...)
  • IMF highlights absence of convergence in the Eurozone

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    The economic convergence envisaged by the founders of the eurozone has not happened and Europe’s economies risk growing further apart unless a raft of reforms are implemented, the IMF’s Europe Director told an audience at the ETUI’s Monthly Forum on 22nd March. The IMF’s stance on the growing (...)
  • New EU Directive crucial for protecting vulnerable workers

    , par European Trade Union Institute

    The relentless rise of precarious employment in Europe is one of the challenges that the European trade union movement is trying to deal with at the European level. Various new forms of employment currently fall outside of the scope of protection offered by labour law, as they tend to blur the (...)

L'actualité

  • Le combat d'un collectif contre les pesticides, et pour transformer les campagnes

    , par Nolwenn Weiler (Basta !)

    Tandis que les industriels vendent des pesticides par millions de litres, agriculteurs et riverains comptent leurs malades et leurs morts. Depuis quatre ans, dans l'ouest de la France, un collectif se bat aux côtés de ces sacrifiés de l'agrochimie, multipliant les actions. Rencontre. Le 15  (...)
  • Extinction Rebellion s'attaque aux géants du ciment

    , par Auriane Duroch (Radioparleur)

    Plusieurs centaines d’activistes de l’organisation Extinction Rebellion ont bloqué, lundi 17 février, des sites des cimentiers Lafarge et Cemex, à Paris. Une action destinée à sensibiliser sur la pollution liée à l’industrie du bâtiment. Il n’est pas encore huit heures, mais elles et ils sont déjà (...)
  • Réforme des retraites : les 8 erreurs

    , par Alternatives Economiques

    Alors que commence ce lundi l’examen du projet de loi sur les retraites, retour sur huit points d’achoppement majeurs.
  • A Paris-8, un peu de tension, beaucoup d'actions

    , par Kab Niang (Le Bondy Blog)

    A l’université Paris-8 de Saint-Denis, des centaines d’étudiants, enseignants et personnels sont en grève depuis plusieurs semaines pour protester contre les projets de réformes du gouvernement. Ils espèrent faire franchir un nouveau cap à leur mobilisation à compter du 5 mars. The post A Paris-8, un (...)
  • Le blues des avocats en droit des étrangers

    , par Emma Deunf (StreetPress)

    Florence et Julie ont renoncé à défendre les migrants. D’autres sont au bord du burn out. Cas dramatiques, délais intenables et sentiment de se battre contre des moulins à vent. Ils racontent.Enquête
  • Du bon usage de Pavlenski - Par Daniel Schneidermann

    , par Arrêt sur images

    Allons bon : voici que le scandale Griveaux-Pavlenski-Branco aurait été manigancé par des ""cerveaux fous"". C'est "Le Monde" qui le claironne ce matin sous les trois plumes de Raphaëlle Bacqué, Ariane Chemin, et Simon Piel. Folie pour folie, examinons l'affaire, en éliminant d'emblée deux (...)
  • La caisse de grève, un outil pour ancrer les luttes ?

    , par Tristan Goldbronn (Radioparleur)

    Elles sont l’un des symboles de la mobilisation contre la réforme des retraites. Depuis le début du mouvement, de multiples caisses de grèves ont collecté plusieurs centaines de milliers d’euros pour aider les grévistes à tenir financièrement. Ce succès permet-il de tenir dans la durée ? Est-ce (...)
  • Deliveroo condamné à respecter le droit du travail

    , par Le Média

    Alors que la plateforme de livraison de repas vient d’être condamnée par le Conseil de prud’hommes de Paris pour travail dissimulé, le CLAP (Collectif des livreurs autonomes parisiens) annonce sa constitution en syndicat, et une journée de blocage pour (...)
  • Pavlenski : les journalistes français racontent

    , par Arrêt sur images

    Avant son dernier coup d'éclat, Piotr Pavlenski, l'artiste russe ayant diffusé des vidéos montrant Benjamin Griveaux se masturbant, n'était pas un inconnu des médias français. Des journalistes l'avaient déjà rencontré à propos de ses performances artistico-politiques, réalisées en Russie et en France. (...)
  • Boom de l’IA en France : 260 000 microtravailleurs à 21 € par mois en moyenne

    , par Stéphane Ortega (Rapports de Force)

    Plus invisibles que les livreurs de Déliveroo, moins payés que les chauffeurs de VTC, les travailleurs du clic sont pourtant plus nombreux. Ce sont eux qui permettent notamment à l’intelligence artificielle (IA) d’être intelligente à défaut d’être artificielle. Avec […] L’article Boom de l’IA en France (...)
  • Deliveroo, vers un boycott pour la Saint-Valentin ?

    , par Tristan Goldbronn (Radioparleur)

    Alors que la plateforme de livraison de repas Deliveroo vient d’écoper d’une condamnation pour travail dissimulé ce jeudi 6 février, à Paris, le CLAP (Collectif de Livreurs Autonomes Parisiens) lance ce mercredi un appel au boycott pour la Saint-Valentin, afin d’obtenir une réponse aux revendications (...)
  • Yara, la « multinationale viking » qui s'enrichit aux dépens des paysans et du climat

    , par Olivier Petitjean (Basta !)

    Numéro un mondial des engrais synthétiques, la firme Yara reste inconnue du grand public. Toujours plus onéreux pour les paysans, ses engrais sont aussi une source massive de gaz à effet de serre. L'entreprise norvégienne, qui aborde fièrement sur son logo un navire viking, est nominée au prix  (...)
  • Crise de l’hôpital: même des directeurs sortent de leur réserve

    , par Caroline Coq-Chodorge (Médiapart)

    Les directeurs d’hôpitaux sont tenus à un strict devoir de réserve. Quand certains parlent, ils se montrent alarmistes: après une décennie d’économies, ils ont les plus grandes difficultés à recruter. La qualité des soins est menacée.
  • Vidéosurveillance automatisée : on ne pourra plus faire un pet de travers

    , par Clair Rivière (CQFD)

    La Ville de Marseille est en train de mettre en place un système permettant d'alerter automatiquement la police du moindre « comportement anormal » détecté par ses caméras de vidéosurveillance. Alors que la phase de test a déjà commencé, deux associations de défense des libertés tentent de faire  (...)
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