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25.062015

ON THE ITALIAN OFFICIAL GAZETTE TWO NEW DECREES IMPLEMENTING JOBS ACT

Two new decrees implementing the wide employment law reform of 2015 (so-called Jobs Act) have just been published on the Italian Official Gazette, and in particular:

Legislative Decree No. 80/2015 concerning life-work balance;
Legislative Decree No. 81/2015 concerning the employment contracts and duties.

Both decrees enter into force today, June 25, 2015.

Among other relevant changes: (i) free lance contracts will be allowed only in exceptional cases, as standard employment relationship is the new flexible undetermined time contract; (ii) the possibility for the employer to downgrade the employees in the case of reorganization is now allowed.

We remain at your disposal for any clarifications you may need on the foregoing legislative news.