|Tuesday||Jan-01||New Year's Day||Capodanno|
|Tuesday||Mar-19||Celebrated on Saint Joseph's Day. Not a public holiday|
|Monday||Apr-22||Easter Monday||Lunedì dell Angelo, Pasquetta|
|Thursday||Apr-25||Feast of St Mark||Venice only. St Mark is the patron saint of Venice|
|Thursday||Apr-25||Liberation Day||End of World War II in Italy, 1945|
|Sunday||Apr-28||Sardinia Day||Sardinia only.|
|Wednesday||May-01||Labour Day||Festa del Lavoro|
|Sunday||Jun-02||Republic Day||Birth of the Italian Republic, 1946|
|Monday||Jun-24||St. John the Baptist Day||Florence, Genoa, Turin Only|
|Saturday||Jun-29||Saint Peter and Saint Paul||Rome only|
|Monday||Jul-15||Feast of St Rosalia||Palermo only|
|Thursday||Aug-15||Assumption Day||Ferragosto. Assumption of Mary|
|Thursday||Sep-19||Feast of St Gennaro||Naples only|
|Friday||Oct-04||Feast of St Petronius||Bologna only|
|Friday||Nov-01||All Saints' Day||Tutti i santi|
|Saturday||Nov-02||Feast of St Giusto||Trieste only|
|Friday||Dec-06||Feast of St Nicholas||Bari only|
|Saturday||Dec-07||Feast of St Ambrose||Milan only|
|Sunday||Dec-08||Immaculate Conception Day||Immacolata Concezione|
|Thursday||Dec-26||St. Stephen's Day||Santo Stefano|
Holidays that fall on a weekend are observed on that day and no weekday is given in lieu.
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Full time hours are decided in the collective agreement, however never exceed 40 weekly.
Considered any weekly hours over 40. Work of over 48 hours in a week must be authorized by the Department of Labor.
Quadri & Impiegati Employees have the possibility to join the complementary pension fund Fon.te. The optional employee contribution of 0,55% will be matched by an additional employer contribution of 1,55%.
Dirigenti (Managers) the NCA grants private pension benefits through the funds Mario Negri
Employers contribute 29%-32% of workers wages, and employees contribute 9.19% - 10.48% of their salary. Contributions are used towards funds for unemployment, sickness, maternity, temporary employment compensation, social mobility and other minor funds.
Italy’s healthcare system is a regionally organised National Health Service (Servizio Sanitario Nazionale, SSN) that provides universal coverage largely free of charge at the point of delivery.
Local health authorities (Aziende Sanitarie Locali) deliver public health, community health services and primary care services. Secondary and specialist care is delivered through either public hospitals or accredited private providers.
National Security: For total disability, the disability pension calculation uses projected or current accrued retirement benefits depending on the disability %.
In case of death, INPS pays widow and/or orphan pensions.
The salary is paid in 14 installments. The 13th month payment is made in December and the 14th month payment is made in July. The calculation base is prorated depending on the start date of the employee. In the case of a tenured employee who have 12 months of employment on record with our company, the salary base of the 13th and 14th is equal to their standard monthly gross salary. In the case of employees who have less tenure, they receive a proportion of their gross salary which is prorated from their start date.
Employees receive a meal voucher per worked day for a total value of 5,29€/voucher.
The employee pays tax and social security for this amount
Notice periods are decided upon in the collective agreement - however are dependent on the cause for termination.
1. Dismissal at will: for open ended contracts, employers are not obligated to provide motivation, however, notice must be given as detailed in the agreement.
2. Dissmisal for just cause: for extreme breaches and damages to the bond of trust. No notice needed.
3. Dismissal for jutifiable reason:
- Subjective: employee is not fulfilling contractual obligations - notice is not required
- Objective: justified by production activity, organization of work and its proper functioning.
Employees resignation notice period is decided in the collective agreement.
A month of salary for each year worked at the company plus unused vacation days.
Quadri & Impiegati Employees (prorated new hires) are entitled to a minimum of 22 days of vacation and 88 hours of permissions as from the 5th year of employment (1st & 2nd year 32 hours, 3rd & 4th year 60 hours)
Dirigenti (Managers) are entitled to 30 days of vacation (prorated new hires) and 32 hours of permissions per year (for a full time employment).
This is covered through the National Collective Bargaining Agreement of the trade sector. Where an employee’s absence from work for reasons of illness or injury is justified and they provide evidence of the illness or injury, they will not lose any rights.
• Managers (dirigenti) are paid 100% of the regular salary by the employer the first 12 months.
• Employees (quadri & impiegati) are entitled to the following payouts:
from day 4 to day 20, the employee has the right to an indemnity of 50% of daily normal salary;
from day 21, the employee has the right to an indemnity of 66% of his/her normal salary.
This indemnity is charged to the National Social Security Institute (INPS) and simply advanced by the employer.
The employer shall increase the INPS's treatments, if any, up to:
• 100% of salary from 1st to 3rd day of sickness;
• 75% of salary from 4th to 20th day of sickness;
• 100% of salary from the 21st day on
Maternity leave is 5 months.
If the mother does not take maternity leave (due to death, infirmity, or the father having exclusive custody), the father is entitled to three months’ paternity leave after the birth of the child. These rules also apply if the mother is self-employed.
Additional parental leave (up to six months) can be used until the child is 12 years old. Both parents can take such a parental leave up to a total of 10 months (11 if the father takes at least three months.
Salaries are paid on monthly basis for work between the first and last day of the month. Paydays are the 27th of the month. 13th and 14th bonus (after performance review) salaries are common.
22% standard rate.
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