The Italian government recently passed new legislation transposing the European Union Directive 2019/1158 of 20 June 2019, on work-life balance for parents and carers. The new legislation amends paternity and parental leave requirements as well as flexible working arrangements. Legislative Decree No. 105/2022 entered into effect on 1 August 2022.
From 1 January 2022, the life and pension fund (called the “Antonio Pastore”), which is mandated by the national collective bargaining agreement (CBA) applying to executives (called “dirigenti”) in the commercial sector, has expanded its services to include new insurance […]
The Italian Budget Law for the year 2021 (Law 30 December 2020, No. 178) introduced several measures to promote stable employment of women and young people by including a reduction of social security contributions to INPS (Istituto Nazionale della Previdenza […]
The Italian Budget Law for the year 2021 (Law 30 December 2020, No. 178) introduced several measures to include an increase of the mandatory government-paid paternity leave from seven working days to 10 working days, with an optional extra day […]
On 30 July 2019, managers and industry federations renewed Italy’s National Collective Bargaining Agreement for executives/managers in the industrial sector (CCNL). The CCNL entered into force on 10 December 2014, and expired on 31 December 2018. The new CCNL agreement […]
The 2019 budget law, which entered into force on 1 January 2019, introduced the following changes: Paid paternity leave was extended from four days to five days. Pregnant employees can now work until the ninth month of their pregnancy if […]
On 13 July 2018, the Italian Government passed the “Dignity Decree,” which was converted into law No. 96/2018 on 11 August 2018. The key changes include: The maximum length of fixed-term contracts decreased from 36 months to 24 months with […]
The Italian parliament recently passed law no. 81/2017, also known as the “smart working law.” The new law aims at improving the work-life balance of employees who work remotely from home on a part time or full-time basis. According to […]