• Short Summary

    ITALY'S POSTMEN WENT ON STRIKE TODAY (20 OCTOBER), OPENING A WEEK OF PUBLIC-SERVICE STOPPAGES THAT COULD BRING OUT 4,500,000 WORKERS.

  • Description

    ITALY'S POSTMEN WENT ON STRIKE TODAY (20 OCTOBER), OPENING A WEEK OF PUBLIC-SERVICE STOPPAGES THAT COULD BRING OUT 4,500,000 WORKERS.

    WORK WAS HAMPERED IN BANKS AND OFFICES AS LETTERS AND PARCELS PILED UP FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A WEEK.

    THE NEXT SIX DAYS COULD SEE THE WORST IN A SERIES OF STRIKES AND LABOUR UNREST THAT HAVE PLAGUED THE NATION FOR FIVE WEEKS.

    FRIDAY (23 OCTOBER) IS EXPECTED TO BE THE WORST DAY WHEN A NATION-WIDE RAILWAY STRIKE COINCIDES WITH A NATION-WIDE BUS AND TRAM STOPPAGE.

    ON TOP OF EVERYTHING, THE NEWSPAPER PRINTING UNIONS ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT THERE WILL BE A 24-HOUR STOPPAGE ON THURSDAY (22 OCTOBER), WHICH WILL MEAN NO MORNING OR EVENING NEWSPAPERS THAT DAY.

    MORE INCONVENIENCE IS EXPECTED FROM A GENERAL STRIKE PLANNED BY ALL STATE-EMPLOYED WORKERS IN PROTEST AGAINST THE INEFFICIENCY OF THEIR SOCIAL-INSURANCE ORGANISATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABI0DH86KOE9LX9J8EN7HTZW6T
    Media URN:
    VLVABI0DH86KOE9LX9J8EN7HTZW6T
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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