Solidarity with the Dockers of Bilbao

PAME expresses its solidarity with the mobilizations and strikes of Bilbao dock workers against the dismissals, for the right to stable work. LAB, a member of WFTU stated that more than 100 dock workers were fired by the company Bilboestiba because they claimed with their colleagues a Collective Agreement with a permanent job. Against the attack of the employers, the dock workers of Bilbao have started strikes, demanding the return of their colleagues and the signing of a Collective Agreement.

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100 temporary workers dismissed in the docks of Bilbao

A few weeks ago, when we, the dockworkers, had not yet exercised our right to strike, the dock companies put on sheep’s clothing and launched an excessive preventive press campaign, calling us gangster, banning temporary workers from working extra shifts (nights and weekends) or wanting to perpetuate what they call our “privileges” at the expense of our TEA colleagues.

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The first inter-congress meeting of LAB trade union ends

The first inter-congress meeting of the LAB union is completed with the participation of more than 400 delegates from all over the country, complying with strict security measures. We are a strong and cohesive union for the future challenges for the working class. In this inter-congress we have denounced that capitalism is the real virus. Capitalism leads the working class into a coma” Politics is focused on the economic elite, and they want the consequences of the crisis to fall back on the workers.

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Towards the transnational mobilisation of migrants on 17 October

Good morning, my name is Rafaela Pimentel Lara, I am a maid and a migrant for 28 years in Madrid and I am part of the Territorio Doméstico collective, a group that fights for the needs of domestic workers, carers and also migrants who claim documents to improve their working and living conditions. As domestic workers and carers, migrant women, but also local women, we are fighting together so that care work is reorganized and women are not the only ones who have to take care of it.

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Stateless Nations’ WFTU statement on May 1st

The Stateless Nations’ World Federation of Trade Unions Committee, that includes trade unions from the Basque Country, Catalunya, Galiza and Canary Islands and represents WFTU in our own nations, shares its statement facing this year May 1st working class international day celebration. We are suffering a crisis and social uncertainty time, by one sanitarian crisis that has developed in one social crisis with uncertain consequences. These are days to stop our lifes and activities. We have to care between us to face the pandemic as a society and specially as…

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The Communist Party of Spain in light of the course of the coronavirus pandemic

1st – We call on the entire population to strictly follow the instructions of the health and government authorities. Serenity, responsibility and solidarity in the face of difficulties. We underline the irresponsibility that comes from acts of hoarding, improper use of health or social services, and spread of fake news and information without an official source. 2nd – Regarding the economic and social consequences of the pandemic, we support all the measures adopted by the Government to protect our people at a social and economic level, especially the most underprivileged…

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Januar 30th General Strike in the Basque Country

On January 30th we will go on a General Strike in South Basque Country, which has been called by the Social Rights Movement of the Basque Country. In this movement we have more than 100 social and union organizations (pensioners, feminists, environmentalists, youth movements, platforms against social exclusion, Social and Solidary Economy Network …). Through this strike we will give an answer to the call made by the pensioner movement. This movement has been mobilising weekly by strong and popular protests for two years in favour of getting worthy pensions,…

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Solidarity with the General Strike in the Basque Country on January 30

PAME, a member of the WFTU-FSM, expresses its solidarity with the LAB trade union to all workers for the General Strike on January 30 The governments and business groups’ attack on salaries and pensions shows that the common goal of business groups in each country is to abolish whatever rights are left to workers and pensioners, so as the corporation  to maintain their profits. This attack shows that in every country, workers, pensioners have a common enemy against them. Monopolies and their governments.

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