Italy -CGIL plans general strike as one million turn out for anti-labour reform protest -October 26, 2014

The country’s biggest trade union confederation will call a general strike to protest against the government's Jobs Act labour reform after a big demonstration on October 25. CGIL is staunchly opposed to the changes to Article 18 of the 1970 Workers' Statute, which protects from unfair dismissal.

The country’s biggest trade union confederation will call a general strike to protest against the government's Jobs Act labour reform after a big demonstration on October 25. CGIL is staunchly opposed to the changes to Article 18 of the 1970 Workers' Statute, which protects from unfair dismissal. Speaking to up to one million people who turned up to the protest march, CGIL head Susanna Camusso announced the union would fight to change the government policies.

English: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-29771540

http://www.gazzettadelsud.it/news/english/112182/CGIL-announces--general-strike ...  

 

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