Bormioli Rocco workers on strike

Bormioli Rocco workers were on strike yesterday after the recent announcement by the historical Italian glassworks which intends to reorganize the group into four different companies.

Workers at Bormioli Rocco glassworks are on strike this week after the recent announcement by the historical Italian glassworks saying that it intends to reorganize the group into four different companies. The unions of the 800 workers organized the strike, with representatives based in front of the company premises at Fidenza. Workers at Castelguelfo and delegations from Trezzano sul Naviglio, Milan, Bergantino, Rovigo and Altare, Savona, will also be taking part.
On Saturday 17 May, the workers met with Luca Lotti, undersecretary of the government and right hand man of the Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi. He had scheduled a visit to Fidenza to take part in the electoral campaign of Andrea Massari, the PD candidate for mayor at Fidenza, but decided to hold a public assembly to discuss the problems at Bormioli.