Employment Lawyers in Milan, Italy | Labour Law Department
Dimarco & Partners International Law Firm
Our Employment Lawyers in Milan are specialized in Labour Law, assisting corporate entities and individuals in cases of unlawful dismissals or in any other conflict between the employer and the employees or managers (dirigenti).
In the last 3 years the Labour Laws concerning the dismissal of the employees changed significantly. We can just remind that on 2015 it was approved the "Jobs Act", in order to guarantee an high flexibility of the work, then it was amended on 07.08.2018 by the "Dignity decree".
The last recent modification was performed by a Sentence of the Constitutional Court, issued on 26.09.2018.
Our Law Firm provides qualified legal services to corporate entites as company reorganizations, collective dismissals, mergers and acquisitions, assistance in litigation, advice on employment contracts, agency contacts assistance and transfers of businesses.
On the other side we also provide assistance to individuals in all the field of the employment law.
The current general picture of the Employment Law in Milan and in Italy, concerning the unlawful dismissals of employees, is the following one after all the law changes:
A) DISMISSAL FOR JUST CAUSE (licenziamento per giusta causa): according to the articles 2219 of the italian civil code, "the working relationship can be terminated at any moment without notice, whenever something occurs which prevents the continuation, even temporary, of the working relationship. It demands a significant violation of the employee". This kind of dimissal normally needs a disciplinary procedure and the worker is entitled not to pay the notice period to the employee. We can see how the law changed, in terms of severance payments, in the last 3 years:
It is important to underline that in the dismissal for economic reasons, the employer has the duty to try to place the worker in other job position before dismissing him.
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