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Factsheet for measure IT-2020-14/646 – measures in Italy
|Country||Italy , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 30 March 2020 – 31 December 2020|
|Type||Other initiatives or policies|
Employment protection and retention
– Income support for people in employment (e.g., short-time work)
|Author||Lisa Dorigatti (University of Milan) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||15 April 2020 (updated 03 May 2020)|
|Related ERM support instrument|
An agreement between the social partners and the Italian Banking Association was signed on the 30 March 2020 concerning the anticipation by banks of income integration measures (CIGO, CID and FIS) for workers temporary suspended from work due to the COVID-19 emergency. This agreement, in force until 31 December 2020, aims at supporting workers waiting for the payment of income support measures by the National Social Security Institute (INPS).
An agreement between the social partners and the Italian Banking Association was signed on the 30 March 2020 concerning the anticipation by banks of income integration measures (CIGO, CID and FIS) for workers temporary suspended from work due to the COVID-19 emergency. This agreement, in force until 31 December 2020, it aims at supporting workers waiting for the payment of income support measures by the National Social Security Institute (INPS). The advance payment of the allowance due will take place by opening credit in a special current account, if requested by the Bank, for a flat rate overall amounting to €1,400, based on nine weeks of zero-hour suspension (proportionally reduced in case of shorter duration), to be re-proportioned in case of a part-time relationship.
No information available.
Employees in standard employment
||Does not apply to businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Other social actors (e.g. NGOs)
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||Agreed (outcome) incl. social partner initiative||Agreed (outcome) incl. social partner initiative|
|Form||Consultation through tripartite or bipartite social dialogue bodies||Consultation through tripartite or bipartite social dialogue bodies|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
The agreement was signed between the major trade unions and employer associations and the Italian Banking Association, under the auspices of the Ministry of Work and Social Policies.
Eurofound (2020), Agreement on the anticipation by banks of wage subsidies measures ex-COVID-19, measure IT-2020-14/646 (measures in Italy), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/IT-2020-14_646.html
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