A nationwide strike in Italy is causing disruptions to public transport operations in Rome, Milan, Naples and other Italian cities.

The labor protest was organized by the USB union and is expected to affect bus schedules, metro lines and tram traffic. The strike was called for 24 hours.

Public transport traffic is expected to be disrupted periodically, local authorities inform.

24-hour strike blocks Italy's airports

In Rome, Naples, Venice, Turin, Bari and other Italian cities, striker protests are planned. They insist on raising their wages and better working conditions.

One of their demands is to establish a minimum hourly rate of 10 euros through labor law in Italy.

A strike by taxi drivers across Italy is planned for tomorrow (October 10th).