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Monti Eyes Labor Plan Amid Jobless Youth, Trapped Firemen

Riccardo Coladarci, a firefighter in Rome for seven years, is trapped and says now it’s time for him to be saved. His temporary job contract doesn’t offer sick days or vacation and pays about 9,000 euros ($12,000) a year, barely enough to make ends meet in Italy.

“I’m not even entitled to a flame-resistant shirt,” the 29-year-old Rome resident said about his employment agreement.