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Italian Government Meets Unions To Discuss Transport Sector Concerns

Italian government meets unions to discuss transport sector concerns

News Release – Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport (Italy) – March 1, 2021 The Minister of Sustainable Infrastructure and Mobility, Enrico Giovannini, met today by videoconference the general secretaries of Filt Cgil, Stefano Malorgio, Fit Cisl, Salvatore Pellecchia, and Uil Trasporti, Claudio Tarlazzi, for an initial discussion on the issues more urgent and medium-term ones concerning the sector. The Minister carefully examined all the most
urgent issues affecting transport, underlining the need to find solutions that allow the sector to look ahead and engage a desirable recovery. “The transport sector – he declared – must be prepared for the changes that could occur in the coming months in the event of a resumption of traffic flows. Never before is it necessary to look to the future to plan a relaunch of activities ”. Among other things, Minister Giovannini hoped for the creation in a short time of a joint table of all the social partners to identify shared solutions and informed the trade unions that the Ministry has already started an internal restructuring with the creation of a dedicated department. to long-term planning and network systems, overcoming the historic distinction between infrastructure and transport. Minister Giovannini then underlined the fundamental role of the social partners and civil society in redesigning the policies relating to infrastructures and mobility, in line with the guidelines chosen by the European Union oriented towards economic, social and environmental sustainability at the basis of the Green Deal and with the new structure of the department. Source: Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport (Italy)

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