Italy - Outsourcing of services and collective bargaining coverage in Italy - November 30, 2018

Collective bargaining coverage is increasingly under pressure. It is challenged by several phenomena, including restructurings of (global) value chains, outsourcing practices, workplaces fragmentation and diffusion of non-standard forms of employment. The RECOVER project aims to analyse collective bargaining coverage in outsourced services with a view to identify coverage problems, gaps, conflicts – across different groups of workers. In Italy the researchers focused on two different outsourced activities, with high and low-qualified occupations, specifically: 1) cleaning services and 2) ICT services. In addition, a case study was conducted on a facility management company, operating in the national territory.  

The report: in English …  

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer © ETUI


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