Agreement between the Government and the social partners on the new rules, also for the private sector, on agile work. In fact, the unions and Confindustria have given the go-ahead for the national protocol which contains the guidelines with which to regulate, in collective bargaining, the new way of working set up with the pandemic at the end of months of confrontation with the Ministry of Labor.
“Today we are concluding a process for which confrontation and dialogue have been fundamental”, said Minister Andrea Orlando. Therefore, the trade unions and companies were satisfied, which appreciated the method of comparison and the social dialogue adopted by the ministry for the definition of one of the first measures in Europe for the discipline of agile work.
“The method of social dialogue must be continued and reused because in the face of the challenges we face it is really important to create maximum cohesion, unity, and the convergence of interests”, the Minister of Labor hoped also “in view of a point of balance that corresponds to interests of a general nature. This work has gone in the right direction, I believe it is the one we must continue to follow “.
The trade unions CGIL, CISL, UIL and Confsal were satisfied and commented positively on the protocol. All agree in having found in the text “the right balance between different positions”, “the result of a close and fruitful confrontation” capable of “enhancing industrial relations”. As for businesses, from large to small, a chorus of consensus comments, with Confindustria welcoming the agreement as “an important and positive signal”.