“The government must intervene immediately to ensure that the approximately 3.000 workers of Alitalia are not abandoned to their fate." This was stated by the general secretaries Claudio Tarlazzi and the national secretary Ivan Viglietti of the Uiltransport comment on the news of the dismissal letters received from the workers of Alitalia and Cityliner as part of the company's liquidation procedure.
“The Asset decree – declare the two secretaries – has set the deadline for these workers to benefit from the redundancy fund at 30 October 2024, therefore from the following day the problem of the relocation of these workers who represent an important asset for the transport sector arises of our country, a sector that is experiencing important development having reached pre-covid levels". “We ask that the 3.000 workers be relocated to the three companies created from the split of Alitalia or to other companies in the sector, following adequate training which also allows for the maintenance of certifications, a measure which had already been foreseen and which has not yet been never had application. Alternatively - conclude Tarlazzi and Viglietti - we believe it is necessary to extend the layoff period to the whole of 2025, as we had already requested".