ArcelorMittal Italia workers to strike on June 9

Workers at Italian flat steel producer ArcelorMittal Italia will go on strike on Tuesday June 9 to protest job cuts, presented as part of new industrial plan, Italian trade unions Fim, Fiom and Uilm said on June 6.

ArcelorMittal presented a new industrial plan to the Italian authorities last week that included 5,000 job cuts, market sources told Fastmarkets.

In early March this year, before the Covid-19 outbreak hit industry across Europe, ArcelorMittal had signed an amended agreement with the commissioners for Italian flat steel producer Ilva. The agreement was an update to the original lease and purchase agreement for Ilva and the company presented a new industrial plan that included the replacement of blast furnaces...


Maria Tanatar

June 08, 2020

17:27 GMT