provides for funds to raise the tax reduction for productivity bonuses, the social security contributions reduction for new open-ended hirings, company welfare, maternity, and tax reduction for employers.
According to the National Inspector of Employment, the Company car’s GPS shall be provided upon Union/administrative authorization only, because it does not represent a working tool under article 4 abovementioned, instead it is utilized for different reasons, i.e. insurance reasons, organizational reasons and/or safety reasons.
The employer may provide checks on the company PC granted to the employee, to verify the compliance with internal rules related to utilization and safety of the IT materials, as long as the employer’s checks are correct, pertinence and limited to the necessary control, respect employee’s freedom and dignity and protect the employee’s personal data.
The new bill on “capolarato” has been published: a particular form of illegal supply of employees, providing that the employer takes advantage of employees in a difficult situation. The new law has increased the crime sanctions and provides that the employer takes advantage of the employees.
An employer is entitled to verify whether or not the employee on sick leave is actually sick, even when the employer has no reasonable grounds to suspect that the employee is not actually sick.
The Government has made several changes to the Jobs Act, editing provisions related to mandatory pre-communication for the utilization of vouchers, mandatory hirings of disabled employees and solidarity contracts.
Authors are debating whether to pass a law on company level welfare, which could increase employee productivity, thus improving performance.
Teachers in the public sector are protesting at being transferred, following the new rules under the public labour reform.
On 21st July 2016, the renewal of the National Collective Bargaining Agreement for Managers of Commercial sector, was signed. It provides several changes, related to: supplementary indemnity, salary and notice period.
With reference to part-time employees, the Tribunal of Padova has ruled that the period of time when, according to their part-time contract provisions, the employees do not work, shall still be taken into account in calculating the length of service needed to qualify for a pension.