Alitalia's unions warned they will stage multiple strikes totaling 72 hr. beginning Nov. 29 with a 24-hr. walkout by pilots and flight attendants. The financially troubled carrier on Monday launched its rights issue in an attempt to raise about €1 billion to finance its 2005-08 restructuring plan and avoid insolvency (ATWOnline, Nov. 14). Unions claim it is not doing enough. "It's not just today that the industrial strategy is lacking," six unions said in a joint statement published ...

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