Italy - Metalworkers come to an agreement - November 30, 2016

After more than a year of talks and several strike actions, the employer organisations Federmeccanica and Assistal concluded a draft national collective agreement with the metal workers trade unions (FIOM-CGIL, FIM-CISL and UILM-UIL). The deal covers the mechanics and metal sector and applies to some 1.6 million workers. Remarkably, the FIOM trade union was fully involved in the drafting, although this union had not signed the previous national collective agreement. The duration of the agreement is four years. Main items concluded were: an ex-poste inflation correction, an on-off payment to compensate healthcare costs, extra hours for vocational (re)training, a welfare package for all workers and flexibility matters.

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