Italy Risks Violence With Labor Reforms, Sacconi Tells Sky TG24

Italy’s labor market reforms may spur violence, Labor Minister Maurizio Sacconi said as European leaders ramped up demands that Italy’s government do its part to combat the region’s debt crisis.

“Today I see a sequence of verbal violence, to spontaneous violence, to organized violence that I hope doesn’t lead to death again,” Sacconi told Sky TG24 News in an interview yesterday, referring to the 2002 murder of Marco Biagi, an economist who advised the government on changing labor laws.

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