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Pasquale Pistorio joins Micron protest
Pasquale Pistorio, the legendary founding CEO of STMicroelectronics, has joined the President of the Italian Republic and the Mayors of Catania and Messina in offering support to the threatened Italian workers of Micron Technology.
A video of the events in Catania featuring Pistorio , the Mayor of Catania and the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano can be seen here
Micron is trying to sack 40% of its Italian workers without severance pay. Micron acquired its Italian workers when it bought Numonyx the joint venture formed by ST.
Another video showing the Italian President addressing Micron workers can be seen here.
Behind the President is ST CEO Carlo Bozotti who is being asked to take responsibility for the sacked Micron employees.
Tags: Italian workers, micron, micron technology, pasquale pistorio, stmicroelectronics