DLP Insights

Categories: Case Law

The Court of Ravenna, in its ruling of 7 January 2021, ordered that a worker’s dismissal for sudden physical unfitness for the role falls within the cases of dismissal for objective justified reason prohibited by the Covid-19 emergency regulations. Facts of the case A worker challenged his dismissal for objective justified reason in court. The ....

Categories: Do you know that

The New Skills Fund, introduced by the Relaunch Decree and refinanced by the August Decree, is one of the measures foreseen to deal with the Covid-19 epidemic. The Fund, set up at the National Agency for Active Employment Policies (ANPAL), can be accessed by companies that have entered into agreements with trade unions to reschedule ....

Categories: Publications

The FAQ(s) aim to support employers in the correct application of existing legislation resulting from the combination of personal data protection applicable law, workplace health and safety applicable law and emergency regulations. On 17 February 2021, the Italian Data Protection Authority (the “Authority”) published on its institutional website some FAQ(s) (“Frequently Asked Questions”) concerning the ....

Categories: Publications

The debate on the reliability of family members’ testimonies is recurrent, as they have a personal interest in the trial’s outcome.    The Supreme Court has returned to the subject with its ruling no. 2295 of 2 February 2021, stating that for testimonial evidence, a witness who has a family or marriage relationship with one ....

Categories: Publications

The Court of Trento, in a ruling dated 21 January 2021, stated that an employee who is absent from work due to a fiduciary isolation ordered due to their (avoidable) choice to spend holidays abroad constituted just cause for dismissal. The Court’s ruling stems from an appeal brought by an employee who had been dismissed because, ....