Factsheet for case IT-2021-22/1990 – measures in Italy
|Country||Italy , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 25 May 2021 – 31 December 2021|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Income protection beyond short-time work
– Income support for unemployed
|Author||Lisa Dorigatti (University of Milan) and Eurofound|
|Case created||29 July 2021|
In order to better support unemployed people in facing the economic emergency connected to the COVID-19 pandemic, Law Decree No. 73 of 25 May 2021 introduces the suspension until 31 December 2021 of the reduction mechanism of the Naspi unemployment benefit foreseen by Law Decree No. 22 of 4 March 2015.
Art. 38 of Law Decree No. 73 of 25 May 2021 (converted into Law No. 106 of 23 July 2021) suspends the automatic reduction mechanism of the Naspi unemployment benefit until 31 December 2021. According to Decree Law No. 22 of 4 March 2015, in fact, the amount of the Naspi unemployment benefit is automatically reduced by 3% every month starting from the first day of the fourth month of reception. This mechanism will resume effect on 1 January 2022. The same provision applies also to the derogatory mobility support scheme.
The cost of this measure was estimated in €327.2 million for the year 2021.
No information available.
||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:
No specific information available.
Eurofound (2021), Discipline of the unemployment benefit, case IT-2021-22/1990 (measures in Italy), COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, http://eurofound.link/covid19eupolicywatch
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