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Factsheet for measure IT-2021-13/1870 – Updated – measures in Italy
|Country||Italy , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 22 March 2021 – 31 July 2021|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Income protection beyond short-time work
– Extensions of income support to workers not covered by any kind of protection scheme
|Author||Anna Mori (University of Milan)|
|Measure added||14 April 2021 (updated 14 September 2021)|
The prolonged COVID-19 emergency and the related closures imposed by the Government to the economic activities have deeply affected the tourism, live show, health spa and sport sectors. For this reason, the Law Decree no. 41, issued on 22 March 2021, the so-called “Support decree” introduced a specific allowance targeting the seasonal workers in the tourism, live show, sport and health spa sectors.
The Law Decree no. 41 (article no. 10), issued on 22 March 2021, the so-called “Support decree”, introduced a specific all-inclusive allowance devoted to the seasonal workers in the tourism, live show, sport and health spa sectors amounting to €2,400. To be eligible, the seasonal workers have to comply with the following criteria:
Information not available yet.
|Does not apply to businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
The social partners have not been involved.
The social partners are expected to be supportive.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|I - Accommodation And Food Service Activities||I55 Accommodation|
|R - Arts, Entertainment And Recreation||R90 Creative, arts and entertainment activities|
|R93 Sports activities and amusement and recreation activities|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2021), Allowance for seasonal workers in tourism, spectacles, sports and spas, measure IT-2021-13/1870 (measures in Italy), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/IT-2021-13_1870.html
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