Alitalia workers nix deal to avoid bankruptcy

Rome • Alitalia employees late Monday rejected a government-brokered package of job and wage cuts that was aimed at saving Italy’s flagship airline from bankruptcy. Immediately after the “no” votes won in a referendum on the proposed industrial plan that Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni had linked to Alitalia’s survival, a union leader called on banks and other investors to devise another strategy to ensure a future for the airline. “What will happen, I don’t know,” UILTrasporti union leader Clau...

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