Public and private transport at risk in Rome on Friday 17 September 2021 for a national 24-hour strike proclaimed by the National Coordination USB Private Work, Local Public Transport sector, “against the attack on workers’ rights, for contracts and safety”. The 24-hour strike will concern the Atac and RomaTpl networks and provides for the guarantee bands (first band: from the start of the service at 8.30, second band: from 17.00 to 20.00).
Strike in Rome on Friday 17 September 2021
The agitation will concern buses and trams (i.e. Automobile and Trolleybus Service, Tramway Service and Metroferroviario Service), Metro A, Metro B and B1, Metro C, Rome-Lido and the Rome / Pantano – Rome / Viterbo lines.
The lines affected by the strike
As Atac informs in detail, the night between 16 and 17 September 2021 “the service of the night bus lines is not guaranteed (lines whose name begins with” n “). scheduled after midnight and night runs of lines 38-44-61-86-170-246-301-451-664-881-916-980 and lines 314-404-444 of the company RomaTpl “.
On September 17, “rides on the entire network are guaranteed from the start of the daytime service at 8.30 and from 17.00 to 20.00. Service on the entire network is not guaranteed from 8.30 to 17.00 and from 20.00 to the end of the service. Daytime lines that have scheduled runs after midnight and night runs of lines 38-44-61-86-170-246-301-451-664-881-916-980 and lines 314-404 are not guaranteed. -444 of the company RomaTpl.
Finally, on the night between 18 and 18 September, the service of the night bus lines is guaranteed (lines whose denomination begins with “n”). Daytime lines that have scheduled runs beyond 24 hours and night runs of lines 38-44-61-86-170-246-301-451-664-881-916-980 and lines 314-404-444 are not guaranteed of the company RomaTpl.
Racing to complete
All trips departing from the terminus on time prior to the strike start time must be completed up to the respective terminus, guaranteeing the full service normally provided, including the boarding and alighting of passengers. The driving and / or car personnel participating in the strike must return to the depots at the strike start time or after having finished the trip referred to in the preceding period. The preparation and delivery times of the vehicles must not compromise the regular performance of the scheduled service, as well as the effective reactivation of the same at the end of the strike.
Accessibility and ticket offices
During the strike, the service of escalators, lifts and stair lifts will not be guaranteed in the stations of the underground railway network that will remain open, if necessary. As Atac still informs, the ticket office service will not be guaranteed during the strike; the interchange parking lots remain open. The online ticketing service will not be interrupted
The reasons for the strike
The nationalization of sectors and strategic companies; the reduction of working hours to counter the negative effects of the technological revolution; the overcoming of the penalizing entry salaries guaranteeing the first second level contractual application to the new hires; worker and service safety, introduction of the crime of homicide at work; the minimum wage by law against the practice of atypical contracts and the fight against insecurity; the fight against any form of gender discrimination, racism and sexism; the development of a system of social safety nets, adapted to the post-pandemic context; the freezing of redundancies and no liberalization of tenders.
The free exercise of the right to strike in essential public services; real economic penalties for companies on delays in contract renewals and adequate salary recoveries; a law on representation that overcomes the monopoly built on the complicity between the trade unions and the employers’ associations.