Public transport strike throughout the week

It will be a black week for commuters and those traveling by public transport. Beginning in Milan, there will be several protests in various Italian cities that will jeopardize the regular flow of metro, buses and trams. Most notably, it concerns the Lombard capital, where the overtime strike called by the unions will affect all ATM vehicles from Monday, June 5th to Sunday, June 11th.

Milan, a week of ATM strike

The biggest inconvenience will be for the citizens of Milan and its province, who will have to deal with a week-long ATM strike from Monday, June 5th to Sunday, June 11th. Cub Trasporti, Cobas’ private company, Adl Cobas and the unions Sgb have declared a national overtime strike. The company said Atm Group employees can only take time off from work during any overtime shift. In Milan, daily underground and surface lines service is always guaranteed, with possible longer waits at stops at 8:45 and after 15 and 18. In Como, it is possible to wait for the funicular service (managed by Atm) anytime between 8:30 and 16:30 and longer after 19:30.

The strike, “for reducing working hours from 39 to 35 hours a week for equal pay, shortening driving time and working hours for drivers, adapting health and safety measures in the workplace, for users of local public transport service; to prevent privatizations and related tenders for local public transport” .

5 June protests in Sicily

As predicted at the beginning of the article, the week will be full of strikes in other Italian cities as well. In Palermo, on Monday, June 5th, the regional secretariats Cisl and Faisa-Cisal announced a 4-hour strike from 9:30 to 13:30 for the Segesta Autonlinee. For Sicilbus Palermo, the protest will be from 5 to 6, from 9 to 13.30 and from 16.30 to midnight. Protests are also continuing in the provinces of Enna and Catania, where Fit-Cisl and Faisa-Cisal have called for a 24-hour strike to include employees of Etna Trasporti Catania and Interbus Enna. Therefore, whenever possible, minimum essential services will be guaranteed between 6:00 am to 9:00 am and 13:30 to 4:30 pm.

Strikes in Bari, Pordenone and Crotone on 6 June

Three cities will be affected by the protests on Tuesday, June 6th. The strike of the staff of STP Bari was called by the provincial secretariat Ugl Autoferro: the service will only be guaranteed between 5:30 – 8:30 and 12:30 – 15:30. Arms were also crossed in Pordenone, where Filt-Cgil, Fit-Cisl and Faisa Cisal declared a 24-hour strike, and inconvenience for public transport: from 6:00 pm, only connections provided on guaranteed bands will be guaranteed for urban service. from 9:00 in the morning and from 12:30 to 15:30, only connections provided on guaranteed bands for out-of-town service will be guaranteed from 6:00 to 8:30 and from 12:30 to 4:00. : 00:00 Protests also in Crotone on Tuesday, June 6, when the abbreviations Filt-Cgil, Faisa-Cisal and Ulitrasporti called for a 24-hour strike that will affect Autolinee Romano Crotone staff: services will only be guaranteed during the 5 to 5 time periods. 8 and 18 to 21.

Transportation strike on Wednesday, June 7

On Wednesday, June 7th, the protests will move to Turin, where a 4-hour strike is planned for all GTT personnel announced by the unions Faisa-Cisal, Fast-Confsal and Usb. Agitation will take place in the following ways:

  • City-commuter service, metro, bus line “SF2” replacing the Turin-Venaria railway: 18:00 – 22:00
  • Extra-urban shuttle and train service (SfmA Venaria-Airport-Ceres): 10 to 14
  • Rail service (Sfm1 Rivarolo-Chieri): 14:00 – 18:00
  • Customer Service Centers: From 18:00 until the end of the shift

Twenty-four hour strike also for public transport in the provinces of Terni and Perugia. Province of Perugia, Province of Terni, Navigazione Lago Trasimeno, Minimetrò of Perugia, alternative mobility of Spoleto (mechanized routes of Spoletosfera and Ponzianina-Rocca and Posterna car parks), mobile staff of city and extra-urban bus services and Orvieto funicular, in any case with the preservation of the following time intervals will guarantee minimum services:

  • 6 to 9 and 12 to 15 (Perugia, Trasimeno, Spoleto);
  • 6:30 – 9:30 and 12:30 – 15:30 (Terni, Orvieto).

Source: Today IT