Italian Employment Law – In brief

Posting of drivers: EU directive transposed by the decree published in the Official Gazette March 23, 2023 - Legislative Decree No. 27 of 23 February 2023 transposing Directive 2020/1057 on the posting of drivers in the road transport sector has been published in the Official Gazette. The decree, in line with the directive, states in particular, the applicability of the rules on posting to cabotage transport, while excluding its application to drivers carrying ... Read more
Whistleblowing: Directive transposed. Next steps for companies March 20, 2023 - Legislative Decree No. 24 of 10 March 2023 transposing Directive 2019/1937 on whistleblowing has been published in the Official Gazette. The provisions of the decree come into force on 15 July 2023. Brief overview Internal reporting channel The main point of interest is the extension of the obligation to establish an internal reporting channel (hitherto ... Read more
New Immigration Decree 2023 March 16, 2023 - On 10 March 2023, Decree Law No. 20 was published in the Official Gazette, containing new rules to prevent and fight illegal immigration and to regulate entry flows for foreign workers. Entry flows The measure provides that the entry quotas for non-EU citizens admitted into Italy as employees (including seasonal) and self-employed workers will be defined by a Prime Ministerial Decree which will cover the ... Read more
Conversion of Decree Law Milleproroghe 2023: labour-related points of interest  March 14, 2023 - On 27 February 2023, Law 14 converting, with amendments, Decree Law 198/2022 containing “urgent provisions on legislative deadlines” (the so-called Milleproroghe) was published in the Official Gazette. Below are details of the new provisions. SMART WORKING Super vulnerable The possibility is extended to 30 June 2023 for vulnerable public and private sector workers suffering from serious chronic pathologies with ... Read more