Important collective agreements are available below as MDPs. If your collective agreement is not mentioned here and you would like a copy, please contact our Assistance Centre on 0800 28 38 48 or [email protected] “The rights of seniors will be respected in this agreement and the employer will no longer be able to offer positions for people outside the plant without first offering them to union members,” he said. In the Italian bargaining system, there is a vertical coordination mechanism: national sectoral collective agreements regulate wages in accordance with the provisions of the January 2009 inter-confederation agreement. Opening clauses may exist and are managed by the parties to the national negotiations. The CNEL has the right to initiate legislation and, at the request of Parliament, government or regions, performs a wide range of important tasks, such as reporting, advising and investigating draft legislation or relevant economic and social policy issues. In addition, CNEL manages, implements and updates the National Archives of Collective Agreements. One of the characteristics of trade unionism in the workplace is a collective approach to wages and conditions of employment. Workers have the constitutional right to organize and strike trade unions.
Trade unions are generally formed on a sectoral or commercial basis, with the various local trade unions forming a national body. NZBAs are implemented by employers` organizations and unions and are legally binding only on employers and workers who are part of the organizations that have signed them or have chosen to adopt them. A de facto extension of these collective bargaining agreements is set by the labour courts. If the company has more than 15 employees, it has the right to organize RSA or RSU. Any type of advice may exercise the right to be informed and consulted, mainly in the following cases: collective dismissal, transfer of operations if the company intends to install personal control or work equipment directly involving staff or in another case provided by the CSA. Article 39 of the Italian Constitution stipulates that “trade unions can be formed freely” without restrictions or restrictions. This gives workers, at the same time as Article 18 of the Italian Constitution (“Citizens have the right […] For purposes that are not prohibited by criminal law”), workers are free from union. Some collective agreements provide for dispute resolution committees, which are managed bilaterally by social partners. Collective agreements do not provide for specific procedures to be applied to resolve a dispute before these committees charged with applying collectively agreed provisions.
Common vocational training organizations (fondi interprofessionali) must also be taken into account. These are specific quasi-public institutions, supported by social partners through confederation agreements signed by employers` and workers` unions.