The General Secretary meets ILT Foundation of New York.

The General Secretary meets ILT Foundation of New York. In our Headquarters the General Secretary Paolo Capone met Luis Tallarini (Chairman) and Elia Manetta of the Board of Directors of the ILT Foundation of New York, of which is...

Ugl mission in Hungary

Great Success about the Ugl mission in Hungary. Yesterday during the first day between the Hungarian trade union Munkástanácsok Országos Szövetsége - Federation of Workers' Councils - represented by President Imre Palkovics and the...

Quota 100

We are satisfied with a provision that incorporates our pre-election proposals delivered to the parties, especially center-right, and the positive reactions through the work done by the Ministry of Labor with Undersecretary Claudio...

Towards a fair and competitive road

The Ugl General Secretary, Francesco Paolo Capone, participated in the seminar "Towards a fair and competitive road transport in the European Union" financed by a program of the European Community. "A comparison with several voices -...

International

Towards a fair and competitive road

The Ugl General Secretary, Francesco Paolo Capone, participated in the seminar "Towards a fair and competitive road transport in the European Union" financed...

UGL in Russia: “ DUMA Meeting – Russian Labour Commission”

Deputy General Secretary Giancarlo Favoccia, the head of International Relations Gian Luigi Ferretti and Secretary Paolo Capone met the Labor Commission of...

Argentina – Camara Federal of the Social Security

The Ugl secretary general, Francesco Paolo Capone, was an interesting meeting with the President and some magistrates of the Camara Federal of the Social...

CAPONE MEETS REPRESENTATIVES OF THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT

The UGL secretary general, Paolo Capone, has been in London to discuss – with the Conservative Party - various aspects of workers' rights. In the British...

News

The General Secretary meets ILT Foundation of New York.

The General Secretary meets ILT Foundation of New York. In our Headquarters the General Secretary Paolo Capone met Luis Tallarini (Chairman) and Elia Manetta...

Ugl mission in Hungary

Great Success about the Ugl mission in Hungary. Yesterday during the first day between the Hungarian trade union Munkástanácsok Országos Szövetsége -...

Quota 100

We are satisfied with a provision that incorporates our pre-election proposals delivered to the parties, especially center-right, and the positive reactions...

Visit to the Beith Italy association

Israele 18 dicembre 2018 The General Secretary is yesterday in Tel Aviv with a Ugl delegation - composed of Confederal Secretary Daniela Ballico, Ciscos...

Think Tank

Think Tank

Labour centrality is the starting point to reinforce the role that “Made in Italy” - a distinctive element of our offer - has as a natural "relations...

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Events

UGL initiative

Lavorare per Vivere: On 7 and 8 August in Marcinelle in Belgium comes the UGL initiative "Lavorare per Vivere" to commemorate the 262 victims, of which 136...

A safe working place

“A safe working place has been the focus point in the debate”. We will do it continuously ". So the Ugl Secretary, Paolo Capone, explained Saturday, June 23...

The UGL

The General Union of Labor – is a trade union organization that recognizes and celebrate the value of workers and its centrality role: consequently renounces at any claim that is exclusively categorical or only economic.

UGL is a Confederal Association that recognizes the peculiarity and importance of each sector, category and territory and enhances its importance in the whole system supporting the working people and their contribution in making our country wealthier.

What does we do

The UGL is one of the most representative trade unions in Italy. Associates workers and pensioners, regardless of race or gender distinction, making sure that employment rights, job security or health are respected and workers receive a fair wage. It promotes the establishment of solidarity associations and supports its action against all forms of social exclusion. Membership is voluntary and involves acceptance of the statutory principles.
UGL recognize dignity and centrality of the person and identifies in a modern collective sociality one of the fundamental achievements of the Trade Union.
UGL reiterates the inalienable centrality of the trade union organization for the achievement of every conquest for workers and in the workplace and for the transformation of the economy.
The UGL is committed to increase an incisive presence of trade union organizations in the European Union economic and social decision-making processes.
The UGL purposes:

  • overcoming of the “social class” idea and its ideological consequences
  • giving workers balance between flexibility and rights and co-responsibility in the companies choices
  • a non-sexist labor policy
  • application of the social and economic rights to non-EU workers
  • reaffirmation of the unity of the world of work

69 years of history