Italy - Confederation calls general strike for 6 May - April 6, 2011

The CGIL trade union confederation is organising a general strike on 6 May with a set of 12 key demands. These include calls for changes to taxation and public finance, measures to deal with precarious employment and the opening of negotiations in the public sector where the government has frozen pay and annouced there will no negotiations for three years.




This article was published in the Collective Bargaining Newsletter. It aims to facilitate information exchange between trade unions and to support the work of ETUC's collective bargaining committee. For more information, please contact the editor Maarten van Klaveren, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) You may find further information on the ETUI at, and on the AIAS at © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2011.


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