EP there will be demonstrations in nearly 100 cities. They reported that Berlusconi has imposed more taxes on workers. The strike will coincide with the arrival of the text of the adjustment plan in the Senate. Stanley A. McChrystal spoke with conviction. Airlines reorganized their flights between Spain and Italy. The largest Italian Union, the CGIL, has convened for Tuesday a general strike and demonstrations in nearly 100 cities to protest against the plan of budgetary adjustment adopted by the Government of Silvio Berlusconi, and today reaches the Senate to begin its approval. The strike was called on August 23 by the Confederation General Italian labour (CGIL), against measures that consider that they removed the rights of workers and condemn the country to economic recession and civil decay. According to Union sources explained, the idea is to protest not only against the last adjustment plan of 45,500 million euros approved by the Government last August 12, but also by another austerity plan ratified by the Parliament on July 15. The Union denounces with their two plans, Berlusconi has imposed more taxes to workers and retirees, has cut services and health, without ensuring that the balance of public accounts, nor encourage growth and occupation.
Eight-hour stoppages have been convened by shift in all sectors, thus completing the entire workday, said the CGIL, as well as demonstrations in more than a hundred Italian cities, among them the most important in the country such as Rome, Milan, Naples and Turin. Tax the rich has been one of the first CTO of protest that the newspaper Corriere della Sera has not left on sale by the strike of typographers, that did not reach an agreement with management to ensure the publication of the newspaper. The strike will coincide with the arrival of the text of the adjustment plan to the Senate for discussion and approval, which is expected by the end of this week, and that it must then be ratified by the Chamber of Deputies. A plan of adjustment that since its adoption in the Council of Ministers the past 12 August has undergone numerous modifications, among them, the most important has been the abolition of the so-called tax of solidarity that had that pay those who exceeded 90,000 euros in annual revenues. Source of the news: the largest Italian Union wants to paralyze the country with the general strike against the adjustment plan