Marco Revelli

1980: Defeat at Fiat - Marco Revelli

An analysis of the historic five week strike of Fiat workers in Turin against mass layoffs, which was defeated and ushered in a new age of insecurity for Fiat workers in Italy.

This article originally appeared under the title The Workers of Turin and the Others in Primo Maggio No. 14 (Winter 1980/81). It was written in the immediate aftermath of what has since proved to be the historic defeat of the five week strike against mass redundancy at the FIAT plant in Turin during October 1980.