Italy -Education unions organise large scale protests against abolition of social dialogue -May 04, 2015

New education law would effectively abolish collective bargaining.

Education unions have started organising their members in the face of a new education law, which would effectively abolish collective bargaining in the sector. A draft law, to be submitted to Parliament by the prime minister, contains proposals for longer working hours without pay rises to be implemented with social dialogue. The law would make it possible to set working conditions for teachers unilaterally, abolishing the long standing practice of collective agreements.

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