National general strike on December 2: metro, bus and tram stops likely in Milan

The protest will be held on December 2nd. Among the organizations that have proclaimed the inter-category general strike are Sgc, Al-Cobas, Lmo, Soa, Adl Varese, Cib-Unicobas, Cobas Sardinia, Conf. Cobas, Cub, Sgb, Si-Cobas, Usb, Usi-Cit, Uses Italian trade union

One is expected on Thursday 2 December strike national general which will last 24 hours and will involve all public and private sectors: health, schools, transport. Workers in the airport and railway sectors may decide to stop for 24 hours: from 9pm on Wednesday 1st December to 9pm on Thursday 2nd December. The protest threatens to paralyze several Italian cities, even if it is not possible to foresee the hardships: the adhesion to the strike will be discovered only on the same day. TO Milan the stop of ATM vehicles is probable: subways, bus And tram, the regional trains of Trenord and some long-distance trains of Trenitalia.

Among the organizations that have proclaimed the inter-category general strike are Sgc, Al-Cobas, Lmo, Soa, Adl Varese, Cib-Unicobas, Cobas Sardinia, Conf. Cobas, Cub, Sgb, Si-Cobas, Usb, Usi-Cit, Uses Italian trade union. on the site ofBasic trade union a manifesto was published which anticipates the reasons for the strike: “Reports by the OSCE and other international bodies have certified what was already evident: Italian wages have been at a standstill for decades and are among the lowest in Europe. Currently, the average salary of a permanent worker is around €1,550, an average net worker receives €1,350, a warehouse job €1,100, a social and health worker €1,000”. The demands of the basic trade union concern thewage increasethe reintroduction of the escalator and the introduction of legal minimum wage starting from 10 euros per hour. “Put down the weapons and raise the wages“, reads the concluding part of the press release.

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