17 Maggio 2021

Anti-Covid vaccination in the workplace

In Italy, the anti-Sars-CoV-2 vaccination campaign is also taking place outside of healthcare facilities: a memorandum of understanding (strongly supported by the Ministry of Labor and the Ministry of Health) was signed on April 6th 2021 between the government, companies and union representatives, according to which – on a voluntary basis – workers can receive.

Autore:

Laura Palumbo

The Verdict:

Labour Law

2 Marzo 2021

Working as a rider in Italy

In Italy there is no specific legislation for the so-called riders (workers performing their activity on behalf of delivery companies, usually linked to digital platforms). These workers have become a symbol of precarious work, also because of the frequent road accidents in which – especially when operating in large cities – they are often involved when darting between cars with their bicycles or motorcycles to deliver goods as quickly as possible (as the delivery companies promise to their clients).

Autore:

Laura Palumbo

The Verdict:

Labour Law

22 Gennaio 2021

Safety in the workplace and Covid-19 in Italy

The protection of workers health and safety is a general obligation laying on the employer under Article 2087 of the Italian Civil Code and the Consolidated Health and Safety Act (Legislative Decree No. 81/2008). The health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic adds to the general legislative frame work specific rules for the protection of.

Autore:

Laura Palumbo

The Verdict:

Labour Law

whistleblowing

Italy – whistleblowing

Italiano English In Italy at the present time no autonomous legislation on the issue is in force, therefore provisions suitable for protecting whistleblowers or ruling the matter of information disclosing which also apply to whistleblowing must be searched in other codes or laws (Civil Code, Criminal Code and Labour Law).

Autore:

Laura Palumbo

The Verdict:

Whistleblowing