WORKERS, THE PENSIONERS. AGAINST THE PROPOSED 2008 NATIONAL BUDGET LAW AND THE AGREEMENT OF JULY 23RD. - TO REDISTRIBUTE THE INCOME TO THE WORKERS, THE TEMPORARY
The free-trade policy carried on by governments which are slave of the ruling class and of the bankers, along with the concerted action of the National Trade Unions (CGIL, CSL, UIL), have produced low salaries, conditions of temporary working, a reduction of the welfare state, an increase of taxes for the workers and a huge income transfer to profit and revenues.
A reduction of 8 billion of Euros per year in fiscal and social security contributions has been granted to the Companies between 2007 and 2008.
To workers, instead, a precarious future, a rise of the retirement age, a reduction of retirement pension fee and a mock as fare as the wearing jobs is concerned.
GENERAL STRIKE NOVEMBER 9, 2007 – held by the Independent Trade Unions
a) Salaries levelled to European ones with automatic revaluation linked to price increase
b) Reduction of fiscal drag on salaries and pensions bringing the first rate of taxation from 23% to 18%
c) Permanent jobs, abolition of the laws 30 and Treu
d) A renewed launch of the public social security
To the robbing of the retirement bonus for the newly hired, the right to withdraw from the retirement funds. No to military expenses, military bases and military missions.