Strikes: latest developments and data
- Background summary
- Article 40 of the Italian Republic Constitution of 1948 expressly recognises the right to strike as the most important instrument to protect workers’ rights against employers’ power. Over the time, it has contributed to important reforms of labour law. The strike is one of the main forms of trade union action aimed at obtaining better working conditions. It is an individual subjective right but collectively exercised, usually called by trade unions. Read more.
- ETUI: Strikes in Europe: Italy