Italian Employment Law – In brief

Greater protection for work-life balance August 8, 2022 - Legislative Decree No. 105 of 30 June 2022, implementing Directive (EU) 2019/1158, has been published in the Official Gazette. The Decree amends regulations regarding leave with the aim of helping parents and caregivers to improve their work-life balance and better share family responsibilities. The measure will come into force on 13 August 2022. Paternity leave The Decree revises the current rules on paternity leave by ... Read more
Transparency Decree: Disclosure obligations and minimum requirements August 3, 2022 - Legislative Decree No. 104 of 27 June 2022 has been recently published. In accordance with European parameters, the decree introduces disclosure obligations for employers as well as “minimum requirements” to protect employees. These new guidelines apply to all subordinate employment contracts (fixed-term, open-ended, full and part-time) and, where compatible, to certain kinds of self-employment contracts (so called and occasional collaborations), including those already in force at 1 August 2022. The measure ... Read more
Working conditions: new disclosure requirements on the way July 20, 2022 - Italy too is ready to comply with Directive (EU) 2019/1152 on transparent and predictable working conditions: on 22 June 2022, the Government announced approval of the so-called “Transparency Decree”. Pending publication in the Official Gazette, according to the outline of the measure available to date, companies are required to comply with new disclosure obligations at the time of hiring and during the ... Read more
Gender Gap: Parameters to attain the certification July 8, 2022 - A further step has been taken towards fully defining a national gender equality certification system for businesses with the publication on 1 July of the Decree of the Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri (Prime Minister) of 29 April, issued pursuant to Budget Law 2022.  The so-called ‘pink stamp’ (bollino rosa), issued by accredited bodies, certifies the ... Read more