Unions ask Italian govt for talks on budget law
CGIL, CISL, UIL call for measures to promote growth and jobs18 September, 17:17
The unions ''are asking the government to immediately initiate discussion on the contents of the next (state budget) stability law,'' the CGIL, CISL and UIL unions wrote in a joint statement.
They added they ''believe it is time to deal decisively with issues of job creation, economic recovery and growth''.
The unions said it was time for the cabinet to clarify what pro-recovery measures it intends to take, given announcements of ''different measures, sometimes in contradiction with each other''.
They said that "it also necessary to set up a discussion on new and more effective...tax policies with from the viewpoint of redistribution of income''.
Finally, the unions want to discuss pensions and the plight of people left without a job or a pension due to pension reforms carried out by the last government, headed by Mario Monti.