Italy - Construction unions formulate joint demands - September 30, 2017

The trade unions in construction have one important joint aim: to work towards more legality in the sector. They presented a document that lists a series of proposals aimed at encouraging and supporting a culture of legality and security as a key factor for the country's economic and social development. It is a priority for construction and for the whole country, and a call for robust intervention and joint action against mafia lawlessness and infiltration, in support of the legal economy and fair business competition. The unions want the industry to promote and restore production and employment of companies confiscated from the mafia. Among the proposals presented, there is also the establishment of a national institute for the monitoring of information, the social use of confiscated assets, the establishment of a list of managers of seized and confiscated companies and the strengthening of interventions on labour recruitment flows.

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