The general strike is called:
- for the immediate withdrawal and cancellation of the so-called "Fornero Reform" of employment law and pensions;- against any attempt to put the costs of the crisis only on workers with increasing the retirement age and freezing wages relative to inflation;- for the renewal of employment contracts blocked by the government;- for strong wage increases unrelated to productivity, and pensions and guaranteed income for all and adequate services;- for the restoration of the rising income scale;
- for a drastic overall reduction in working hours for equal pay (less work but everyone works);- for the abolition of the outside contract, so that all workers are directly employed by the company;- cancellation of all prescription charges and free public health for all;- for the elimination of school and university fees, frees chool text books for those with low incomes to ensure public and secular education;- to ensure public transport (trains and city buses) free of charge for the unemployed and for low income earners;- to ensure housing for all, especially public housing at fair rents;- for the elimination of all forms of precarious employment and permanent employment of all temporary and illegally employed workers, because work is an important investment in security;- for the elimination of military spending and against the logic of the police state; the savings resulting from these unnecessary expenses may be used to create new jobs and provide services such as health and education;- for the abolition of all anti-strike legislation antisciopero;- cancellation of large-scale investments (TAV, Messina Bridge, nuclear power plants, etc.).- for the regularization (residence permit) of all immigrants and migrants.
The National Secretary USI-AITEnrico Moroni