Italy -Eni workers strike over closure of refineries -July 29, 2014

Ninety percent of workers of the Eni oil and gas group have participated in a one-day strike to protest against plans to close or convert some of its unprofitable refineries.

Ninety percent of workers of the Eni oil and gas group have participated in a one-day strike to protest against plans to close or convert some of its unprofitable refineries. All three major unions joined the strike, targeting the country’s government, which has a majority share in the Eni group. The unions said the closures are expected to lead to over 6,000 layoffs and jeopardise the country’s industrial future.

English: http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/07/29/eni-strike ...  

 

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