Factsheet for case IT-2020-31/1188 – measures in Italy
|Country||Italy , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 30 July 2020|
|Type||Bipartite collective agreements|
Protection of workers, adaptation of workplace
– Teleworking arrangements, remote working
|Author||Lisa Dorigatti (University of Milan) and Eurofound|
|Case created||25 September 2020 (updated 28 September 2020)|
The employer association Asstel and the three most representative trade unions of the telecommunication industry, Fistel-Cisl, Slc-Cgil, Uilcom-Uil, signed a collective agreement on principles and guidelines for the use of agile work. Forms of agile and remote working spread substantially during the COVID-19 emergency and social partners considered key to regulate it beyond the emergency legislation developed by the government.
The collective agreement (named 'Principles and Guidelines for the new agile work in the telecommunications supply chain' ) sets a number of principles and guidelines which should work as a framework for specific company level agreements. Among these are:
The agreement sets a framework for company level bargaining in companies belonging to the telecommunication sector, which comprehensively employ around 150,000 workers in Italy.
Employees in standard employment
Workers in non-standard forms of employment
Sector specific set of companies
||Does not apply to citizens|
Company / Companies
No special funding required
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||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
The measure was negotiated by the sectoral employer organisation and most representative trade unions.
The social partners were supportive of the measure.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|J - Information And Communication||J61 Telecommunications|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2020), Principles and guidelines for the new agile work in the telecommunications supply chain, case IT-2020-31/1188 (measures in Italy), COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, http://eurofound.link/covid19eupolicywatch
Disclaimer: This information has not been subject to the full Eurofound evaluation, editorial and publication process. All information is preliminary and subject to change.