ITALY: Fiat layoffs spur strike, road blockages - report
Laid-off Fiat workers on Monday blocked two main roads in Italy, while colleagues still employed went on strike, halting the assembly line at a key Turin car plant, Reuters reported. Reuters said the first lay-off round of 5,600 Fiat workers came into effect on Monday. Fiat wants to cut costs but unions say the car maker should invest more aggressively and lay off fewer workers.
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