Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi yesterday pushed Alitalia's labor unions to accept concessions proposed by Italian investment group CAI, which is willing to spend €1 billion ($1.4 billion) to rescue and re-launch the troubled airline (ATWOnline, Sept. 15). Speaking in Paris following a meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Berlusconi said the Italian government is willing to extend "robust compensation" to 3,250 AZ employees who would be laid off under the CAI rescue ...

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