After yesterday’s assault on the CGIL in Rome, all the offices of the union will be open today. On 16 October in the capital a “national and anti-fascist” demonstration. Passed the threshold of 80% of fully vaccinated Italians, but between the over 50s still 3 million without coverage
October 10, 2021
Orlando on Radio24: “Buffer validity must not be the subject of political debate”
We must not entrust this discussion to political discretion if a buffer is effective 48 or 72 hours, it cannot be the ministers and governors who decide it but the technical-scientific bodies are awaiting an evaluation on this “. Thus the Minister of Labor Andrea Orlando responding to the requests of the League to change the rules of the green pass in the workplace, at the Caffè on Radio 24. “We will make a technical passage with the Minister of Health and the Economy and with the social forces to see technical problems linked to the application – he added – but it does not mean building rules according to practical needs. The Green pass was introduced to put an end to the pandemic and if there are rules that correspond to this objective they can be introduced well, but if they weaken it I think it is better to wait “.
Cgil, Landini: “They think they’re intimidating us, they know they don’t scare us”
“I would like it to be clear that if someone has thought of intimidating us, of frightening us, of making us shut up, they must know that the CGIL, the workers’ movement are the ones who defeated fascism in this country, they have regained democracy: there is no they intimidate, they don’t scare us ”. This was stated by the leader of the CGIL Maurizio Landini at the general assembly of the union.
Emergency general assembly in front of the CGIL headquarters
This morning, in front of the national CGIL headquarters in Rome, at Corso d’Italia 25, a general assembly was urgently called following the assault yesterday by a group of Forza Nuova and no vax demonstrators, who entered the union premises. Luciana Castellina, a historical figure of the left, Laura Boldrini, former president of the Chamber, Stefano Fassina, Leu deputy, Ettore Rosato of Italia Viva, Teresa Bellanova, former minister of agricultural policies, the parliamentarian Ferdinando Casini and the president of the Lazio Region Nicola Zingaretti.
Maurizio Landini leaves the headquarters of the CGIL union destroyed by no Green pass demonstrators, Rome, 10 October 2021. ANSA / MASSIMO PERCOSSI