The economic struggle of the working class in Italy
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- Italian Left Journalists Strike
- Associated Press, 19 November 1997. Due to declining circulation,
Italy's main communist dailies plan to reduce staff, leading
to unprecedented strikes by their journalists.
- General strike in Italy
- IMF News, 19 October 2000. For the first
time, the Italian trade unions are calling for a general
strike to improve working conditions.
- Workers Paralyze Italy's City Streets And
- By Luke Baker, Reuters, 7 July 2001. More than 100,000
workers staged strikes throughout Italy on Friday with
metalworkers marching through the streets and pilots, flight
attendants and air traffic controllers causing chaos in the
skies. FIOM metalworkers' union paraded through the
streets carrying banners demanding larger pay increases in
negotiations now under way with their employers.
- Fiat workers strike to protest planned job
cuts; unions meet with company
- Associated Press, Thursday 23 May 2002. Workers at Fiat
SpA's Iveco truck division walked off the job for two
hours Thursday to protest planned job cuts and voice concern
about the future of the troubled carmaker.
- Metal workers stage massive protest in Rome
and walkout at Fiat plants
- Agence France Press, Channel News Asia, 7
November 2003. More than 200,000 metal workers took to the
streets of Rome as they pressed their demands for a new
contract. The leftist Italian Federation of Metal Workers
(FIOM) said between 40 and 50 percent of the workers at
carmaker Fiat's main plant in Turin heeded a call for an