March 29, 2012

Big Labor in Little Italy

Anne Jolis, Wall Street Journal

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A Milanese business explains how Mario Monti's reforms could help them - and why more change is needed.

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TAGGED: Italy, Milan, Eurozone, Mario Monti


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