Italy - Positive results from campaign to protect precarious workers - January 6, 2011

Two regional collective agreements in the health sector and one agreement covering employees dealing with migrant workers mean that many fixed-term workers in these branches will have their contracts extended rather than face dismissal in January. The FP-CGIL has been campaigning against government legislation that posed a threat to tens of thousands of temporary workers across the public services. These new agreements will provide some protection but the union will continue its campaign to ensure more fixed-term workers get their contracts renewed (See also this Collective Bargaining Newsletter Year 3 November 2010).




This article was published in the Collective Bargaining Newsletter. It aims to facilitate information exchange between trade unions and to support the work of ETUC's collective bargaining committee. For more information, please contact the editor Maarten van Klaveren, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) You may find further information on the ETUI at, and on the AIAS at © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2011.

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