The history of the Italian General Labor Confederation (GCIL)
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- Italy's left government steps back from
- By David Bacon, 8 December 1996. Governments across the
continent are bent on cutting the extensive network of
social benefits workers have won since World War
Two. Workers and unions resist.
- Head of Italy's largest union to resign,
- Associated Press, Hoover's Online, 9 June
2002. The head of Italy's largest union and a man touted
as a possible leader in the center-left opposition is
leaving his post at the CGIL union. Sergio Cofferati, whose
eight-year term at CGIL is expiring, will be joining the
Pirelli tiremaker, where he previously worked.
- Union officials push for one-day general
strike in Italy in coming months
- Associated Press, Tuesday 11 June 2002. Leaders of a
Communist-backed Italian labor confederation on Tuesday
pushed for another general strike in the coming months to
protest the government's plans to rein in some