Francesco Pedroni

Jobs Act: Reinstatement protection applies to cases of nullity of dismissal even if not “expressly” stated

The Constitutional Court ruled that the Jobs Act was constitutionally unlawful insofar as, in recognizing reinstatement protection in cases of nullity, provided by law, of the dismissal of workers hired on or after March 7, 2015, it limited it to nullities “expressly” defined”. The court pointed out that the textual reference to “null dismissals,” contained […]

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Framework Agreement on social security in cases of cross-border telework within the EU, the EEA and Switzerland

Italy executed the Framework Agreement on social security related to cross-border telework within the EU, the EEA, and Switzerland on December 28, 2023, with effect from January 1, 2024. This agreement addresses the challenges arising from the increase in remote work in the scope of Article 16 (1) of Regulation (EC) no. 883/2004 in cases

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Predictive justice and artificial intelligence. The report for the Lawyers’ Congress

On Friday 7 October, within the framework of the Lawyers’ Congress, we presented the first Report of the Organismo Congressuale Forense on the state of paradigms for the use of ‘artificial intelligence’ technologies in the field of the protection of rights and justice (and in part to so-called ‘legaltech’). The Report is based on the

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Work-life balance makes key changes to parental leave and remote working provisions

Introduction On 29 July 2022, Legislative Decree No. 105, dated 30 June 2022, was published in the Official Gazette. The so-called “Balance Decree” implements the EU directive on work-life balance for parents and caregivers (Directive (EU) 2019/1158 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019) and has amended several laws, including:

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Transparency Decree and the new labour information obligations

On 29 July 2022, the so-called “Transparency Decree” (Legislative Decree 104/2022) was published in the Official Gazette. The decree implements EU Directive 2019/1152 on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions and introduces new disclosure obligations at the time of recruitment and during employment. Scope of decree This new measure applies to: all employment contracts (ie, fixed-term,

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Gender equality at work: amendments to Italian equal opportunities code

A comment by Annamaria Pedroni and Matteo Schiavone for Lexology – ILO International Labor Office on the significant changes introduced by Law 162/2021, amending the Italian Equal Opportunity Code in relation to equal opportunities between men and women in the workplace. The comment is available here.

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Collective redundancy of managers and ban of dismissals due to covid-19 pandemic

A comment by Francesco Pedroni for Lexology – ILO International Labor Office on two diverging decisions of the Court of Milan issued on 2 July 2021 and 17 July 2021. The cases are related to dismissals of executives during the ban to the dismissals due to Covid pandemic. Both of the Court’s decisions stemmed from

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