This video from Italy is called Sardinians workers of Alcoa on protest, September 10, 2012 Rome.
By Mike Jobson:
Alcoa workers travel to Rome to protest imminent plant closure
17 September 2012
On September 10, around 500 Alcoa workers from Sardinia traveled to Rome for a rally to protest the announced closure by the US multinational of its aluminum plant located in Portovesme. The particular gravity of the situation being faced by the Alcoa workers, and for that matter the entire region, was underscored by a series of recent angry protests on the Sardinian island, including the occupation of one tower by 3 workers on September 4, with a banner that read “pronto a tutto” (ready for anything). That occupation ended after three days due to the precarious health condition of one of the occupiers.
On September 11 Alcoa workers, entirely dissatisfied with the outcome of the discussions about their fate, occupied the ship Tirrenia for 2 hours, announcing that the fight is not over.
If the Alcoa plant is closed as announced, workers in Sardinia will be left with no possibility of jobs. The plant closure comes on top of a series of many other closures, including the Nuraxi Figus mine, in the same area (Sulcis), where 40 miners occupied the mine 373 meters (1,000 feet) underground for a week.
The closure of Alcoa would result in certain poverty and homelessness for about 1,000 families, including those of the satellite businesses who entirely depend on Alcoa.
Many workers expressed deep concern at the possibility of losing their homes because they won’t be able to pay their mortgages.
Alcoa wants to close the plant because it is planning to shift production to Saudi Arabia, where the cost of fuel and wages are much lower than in Italy.