Italy -Eight hours nationwide strike -March 9, 2012

Italian metal workers union Fiom held an eight-hour nationwide strike on March 9 with ten of thousands workers marching in the streets of Rome against the government's plans to relax rules that give workers sweeping job security. The strike was also a protest against automaker Fiat's introduction of more flexible labour practices for its 86,000 Italian workers in a Dec. 13 contract.

English: http://www.demotix.com/news/1097030/fiom-cgil-metalworkers-trade-union …  

Italian: http://www.cgil.it/DettaglioDocumento.aspx?ID=18625

 

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