In Court Ruling no. 11868/2016, the Court of Cassation stated that article 18 of Law no. 300/1970, as modified by the Fornero reform, does not apply to public employees. Therefore, the old version of such article will still apply to public employees, providing reinstatement as the most applicable sanction in case of unfair dismissal.
i) On 30th May 2016, a Union agreement was signed providing the so-called “social clause” within service contracts signed in the call center field. It provides that, should the contracting party change, the employees will keep working for 6 months for the same client. ii) Circular no. 90/2016, issued by the National Institute of Social security contributions (“INPS”), established the operative rules regarding the preferred Part-time employment agreements for employees nearing their pension.
The Government issued the scheme of the legislative decree for the application of EU Directive 2014/67, related to Directive 96/71, on the secondment of employees for the performance of services and providing edits to EU Regulation 1024/2012, related to administrative cooperation through the internal market information system.
The National Institute for Social Security Contributions’ recent declaration that more than 100.000 employees received social security contributions reductions, though they were not entitled to, has sparked an important public discussion on how the Government can remedy this error.
The Court of Cassation recently stated that by obliging employees to sign part-time employment agreements in return for full-time performance, threatening that otherwise they would not be hired, the employer committed the crime of “extortion” under article 629 of the Italian Crime Code.
i) According to statistics, the National Social Security Institute sold 115 million Vouchers in 2015, a 66% increase compared to 2014. ii) One of the most representative Unions in Italy (CGIL) has launched a collection of signatures to require 3 referendums, aimed at the reintroduction of the reinstatement in case of dismissal without just cause, […]
Ministerial decree issued by the Minister of Labour and the Minister of economy, in collaboration with the Premier, has regulated the reduced taxation for company results bonus and company welfare measures such as school for kids, assistance to family members with handicap and so on.
Through Court ruling no. 6575/2016, the Court of Cassation has held as null – as discriminatory – the dismissal served because the (female) employee told the employer that she wanted to take time off from work to provide artificial insemination.
Employment Law Across 27 Jurisdictions 2016, an L&E Global and Clyde & Co joint publication, provides a brief outline of the employment law regime across 27 key jurisdictions throughout the globe.
Through circular no. 12/2016 and a tutorial video, the Minister of Labour law has explained the new procedure for resignations and mutual terminations, mandatory as of 12th March 2016. The employee shall file the resignation/mutual termination online, on the National Institute of Social Security Contributions (“INPS”) website, after he/she has received the relevant password from […]