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 Skies
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 eight-hour strike.