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As Italy’s Businesses Reopen, Some Workers Ask, What About Us?

  • Premier Conte sets up gradual plan to reopen the country...
  • ...Angering Italians who aren’t allowed to go back to work yet
Workers enter the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Mirafiori plant on April 29.

Workers enter the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Mirafiori plant on April 29.

Photographer: Nicolò Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images

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Calogero Lo Vetro couldn’t wait to get back to work, describing the scene he saw on his return as “something from a sci-fi movie,” with health monitors decked out like space men checking staff at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Mirafiori plant during its preliminary reopening.