Fiat squeezed between ratings cuts and unions


By Jane Barrett MILAN, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Fiat forges into final negotiations on job cuts with hard-fighting unions on Wednesday knowing ratings agencies will be watching like hawks for any softening of redundancy and debt-cutting plans. Under intense pressure to dynamite its debt pile and revive its sputtering car arm, Fiat plans to lay off more than 8,000 staff for at least a year but unions and the Italian government are pushing the loss-making group to cushion the blow. The impact ...

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