The draft renewal of the Confapi Engineering Workers Employment Agreement (CCNL Meccanici Confapi) has been signed

On 3 July 2017, the draft renewal of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for SMEs in the engineering industry was signed by Unionemeccanica, Fim, Fiom and Uilm and involves about 300 thousand workers. The draft specifies that (i) the Agreement will last four years and expire on 31 October 2020; (ii) the contractual increases will be…


Case Law

The stability pact, its legitimacy and remuneration

With its decision no. 14457/2017, the Court of Cassation turned over the “double conforming” decision of the lower courts and intervened with regard to the stability pact enclosed with the subordinate employment contract. Specifically, the Court observed that, outside the cases of just cause under Art. 2119 of the Italian Civil Code, a worker can…