Category Archives: Workers’ rights

Edward McMillan-Scott with Christopher Burchett, David Petrie and John Young, 3 decades of discrimination in Italian Universities

Press Conference in the European Parliament, Brussels, 29 May 2013 hosted by Vice-President Edward McMillan-Scott MEP Opening remarks by Edward McMillan Scott and speeches by David Petrie and John Young. Press Conference speeches European Parliament 29 May 2013 MEDIA 30 May … Continue reading

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Edward McMillan-Scott MEP 30 years discrimination in Italian Universities – the future of Europe

Edward McMillan-Scott: Press Conference video link to European Parliament , Brussels 11.30 on 29 May 2013 Our thanks to Vice-President Mr Edward McMillan-Scott MEP for organizing this press conference, his speech along with my own and John Young’s will be … Continue reading

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Italian “racism” British Ambassador writes to Minister Carrozza; Marc Lazarowicz, House of Commons

The Italian Insider reports on Mark Lazarowicz MP who tabled question  in the House of Commons on British lecturers having their salaries cut –  Italian university “racism” angers Britain Also in The Italian Insider the Mayor of Rome, Gianni Alemanno, … Continue reading

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Times Higher Education Italian ‘race law’

11 April 2013   Italian ‘Race law’ – Lettori suffer 50% pay cut

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The Times – Italian discriminatory “race” law – EU citizens wages slashed – denied access to judicial decision.

The Times reported today on Italy’s latest attack – wage cuts  up to 60% – of British and other non-Italian university teachers working in Italian Universities. I would be happy to know of any Italian worker, in any sector, in … Continue reading

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Italian Minister Mariastella Gelmini meets UK Minister David Willetts – foreign lecturers Italy

 PRESS UPDATE – MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH – DAVID WILLETTS &  ITALIAN MINISTER MARIASTELLA GELMINI – ROME MEETING 22 SEPTEMBER. I am very happy to report that Italian Minister for Education, Universities and Research, Mariastella Gelmini met with UK Minister for Universities … Continue reading

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16 years on – Lettori launch complaints under European Court of Human Rights legislation

For those of you who like anniversaries this week, 13 July,  marks the 16th anniversary of the European Parliament’s resolution on discriminatory treatment on the grounds of nationality for foreign language teachers (‘lettori’) at Verona University (Italy), in violation of … Continue reading

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