Employees at Fiat's Mirafiori, Italy headquarters will get an extra eight days of vacation this summer. Fiat says 5,400 work at the office complex where its styling center, engineering operations, sales, marketing, administrative and other functions are housed.
Although there's been plenty of positive news regarding Fiat (and Chrysler), apparently everything isn't peachy across the Atlantic. Just like almost every other manufacturer out there, the Italian automaker is looking at the possibility of massive layoffs in the near future. And just like almost every other manufacturer out there, they are asking the government for some help. Italian union leaders and Fiat's chief executive are reporting that as many as 60,000 jobs could be lost unless the gove