A delegation of Fiom-Cgil, led by Secretary General Michele De Palma, is traveling today, Wednesday 11 October, to Detroit to join the UAW pickets and bring to the striking workers the solidarity of Italian metalworkers. The delegation is formed by Michele De Palma, Fiom-Cgil general secretary, Marcello Scipioni, head of the International Office, Gianni Mannori, head of StellantisMirafiori for Fiom-Cgil of Turin and Andrea Di Traglia, Rsadella Fiom-Cgil of the Stellantis plant in Cassino.
During the three days, from 12 to 14 October, a series of meetings is scheduled, in particular with the president of the UAW, Shawn Fain. On Thursday 12 October, the delegation will support the picket in front of the Stellantis assembly plant in Toledo, Ohio. The following day, Friday, October 13, the Fiom-Cgil delegation will join the striking workers at the Ford plant in Michigan, in Wayne, and will then visit the Solidarity House, headquarters of the UAW; while in the afternoon he will join the workers of the General Motors plant in Ypsilanti also in Michigan. Finally, on Saturday, October 14, the delegation will participate in the picket of workers at the Stellantis Mopar spare parts distribution center in Romulus, Michigan.
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