Wednesday: general protest of the transport industry in Italy. Expect difficulties.
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On Wednesday, 24th July, the entire transport industry in Italy will be protesting. Port and rail workers, bus and lorry drivers, and even motorway workers will cease working. The airline industry will start protests on Friday, 26 July. Roadblocks can be expected.
Tomorrow, on 24th July (Wednesday), employees of the Italian transport industry will start a national protest. Depending on the type of transport, it will last 4, 8 or 24 hours. Also, the employees of the freight sector will take part in the action. According to the information provided by the trade unions Filt Cgil, Fit Cisl, Uiltrasport, only the following transports will take place during the protest:
– transport of fuel to the public fuel stations and heating network;
– collection and distribution of milk;
– transport of live animals;
– transport of medicines and supplies to hospitals and nursing homes;
– transport of basic food products;
– drinking water transport.
Port workers will participate in the campaign, too. Their protest will last 24 hours, so you should expect ship delays. Trade unions also called motorway workers (ANAS) for the 4-hour protest action. However, there is no information on roadblocks. On Friday, 26 July, airport workers will protest.
We will keep you updated on the details.
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