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 […]
By Decree dated 3rd February 2016 and issued on 26th February 2016, the Minister of Labour law has doubled the occupational bonus provided by the State funded program “Garanzia Giovani”. This means that Companies will receive a bonus – from € 3,000 to € 12,000 according to job profile and territory of the employee – […]
Court ruling no. 4502/2016 (Court of Cassation) has held as unfair, the dismissal of an employee who refused to change her duties claiming – but not proving – that she was not physically able to perform such duties. According to the Court, the onus is on the employer to provide the relevant medical examination, also […]
For employers with operations in multiple jurisdictions, litigation over disputes related to employment matters is a very real and increasingly significant concern, which applies to every sector of industry, in every region of the world. This comprehensive publication includes contributions from 28 key jurisdictions across 5 continents and will be a valuable resource for all […]
i) There is a Bill going through Parliament aimed at regulating self-employment, by providing several protections against disproportionate contractual clauses, intellectual property, maternity leave, health and safety at work and sick leave. ii) Parliament is currently debating the possibility to provide for a mandatory pre-emptive settlement procedure performed by lawyers, the so called “assisted negotiation”, […]