Job protection clause a false problem, says union leader

(AGI) Rome, Sept 28 - General secretary of the FIOMsteelworkers union, Maurizio Landini, criticised the attempt toreform Article 18 of the Workers Statute in an interview withMaria Latella on Sky TG24 news on Sunday: "I agree where itsays that Article 18 should be extended to everyone. Article 18is a false problem," he said. In Italy, Landini continued:"There is unemployment because there is no investment. I don'tunderstand why anyone wants to create a conflict like this overArticle 18," other than "to bring a scalp to Europe." Article18 "was created to prevent unfair

(AGI) Rome, Sept 28 - General secretary of the FIOMsteelworkers union, Maurizio Landini, criticised the attempt toreform Article 18 of the Workers Statute in an interview withMaria Latella on Sky TG24 news on Sunday: "I agree where itsays that Article 18 should be extended to everyone. Article 18is a false problem," he said. In Italy, Landini continued:"There is unemployment because there is no investment. I don'tunderstand why anyone wants to create a conflict like this overArticle 18," other than "to bring a scalp to Europe." Article18 "was created to prevent unfair dismissal. To swap this rightfor a tip means to commodify everything. Today the problem is alack of work." (AGI) . .