Category
Social security and insurance law
Jul
25
2018
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , PENSION
Applicability of the principle of ‘sterilisation’...
The Constitutional Court declared that the principle of neutralisation of pension contributions (detrimental), paid following the maturation of the minimum contribution requirements in order to access pensions and, paradoxically, has the effect of reducing the amount of pensio...
Jul
20
2018
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , ,
Awarding of maternity pay to a pregnant employee who ...
The Constitutional Court established that the pregnant employee had a right to claim maternity pay, even in the case the absence from work exceeded the 60-day period from the start of the absence from the workplace and the beginning of the maternity leave period, ascribable to...
Jun
27
2018
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , DURC
New methods for the electronic verification of regula...
From 1 July 2018, INPS will make available the ‘VERA’, ‘DPA’ and ‘Banca Dati Appalti’ (Contracts Database) procedures that will allow verifying, respectively, the regularity of a company’s contributions, the legality of the use of the ...
Jun
19
2018
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , ABROAD, WELFARE
Work abroad in a Contracting State – Calculation of...
The recent ruling of the Supreme Court establishes that the contribution for the employer of a worker posted to a State that has a social security convention must be determined based on the actual salary and not on the contracting salary, with no regard to the principle of har...
Mar
15
2018
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , sanctions, DUTY
Failure to pay social security deductions: calculatio...

With ruling no. 10424 of 18 January 2018, the Court of Cassation clarified the methods for calculating the threshold of punishability provided for by law if an employer does not pay social security contributions on employee salaries.

Mar
12
2018
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , sickness
Illness treatment in case of access to ER
With a message issued on March 9, 2018, INPS offered clarifications for situations in which an employee is held at the ER for a night for diagnostic procedures or when access to the proper department is not immediately possible. For INPS, cases of overnight stay are to be cons...
Dec
29
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , ,
Banking sector: inclusion of university years for pen...
INPS issued the circular message implementing the possibility for employers, i.e. banks, to include and redeem periods useful for the calculation of the employee’s right to early or old-age pension, prior to access to the solidarity fund for ordinary and cooperative Cred...
Dec
14
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Publishing sector: new regulations for the fruition o...

New regulations on social safety nets for publishing companies will be effective from January 1st, 2018, pursuant to art. 1, Legislative Decree no. 69/2017.

Dec
05
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Disabled employees – further resources for 2017 inc...

The Ministries of Labor and Economy determined, for the incentive set by Law no. 68/99, determined a transfer to INPS of a further 58 million €, to the fund for the right to employment of disabled subjects, for incentives destined to the hire of disabled employees in 2017.

Nov
29
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Solidarity agreements – clarifications upon the pre...

The Ministry of labor provides clarifications upon its instructions, concerning the reduction of social contribution duties in case of signature of defensive solidarity agreements.

Nov
17
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
FIS salary integration and corporate operations
The Ministry of Labor has provided clarifications upon the possibility that, in case of corporate operations consisting in the rental/transfer of a company branch, in case the new employer demands FIS salary integration, contribution paid by the former employer may be recogniz...
Nov
08
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , , HIRING
2018 draft budget law – incentives for new hires

The draft budget law for 2018, aiming towards an increase in occupation, includes measures of social contribution relief for companies which will hire new employees in 2018, with a permanent contract.

Nov
07
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , INSURANCE
“Smart working” and insurance obligations for the...
Law no. 81/17 upon measures for the facilitation of self-employed work and the flexibility of times and locations in subordinate employment, effective since June 14, 2017, promotes “agil work” as a voluntary mean of performance of subordinate work, aimed at increas...
Nov
03
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , LAYOFF
Extraordinary social contribution for termination of ...

Extraordinary social contribution to be paid by the employer in case of dismissal to become more expensive from 2018: this according to the current budget law draft, currently being discussed at the Senate.

Oct
13
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , , INPS
INPS separate pension management – serious illness ...

INPS has provided guidelines upon coverage of illness and hospitalization for employees enrolled under its separate pension management, as per art. 8, Law no. 81/2017.

Oct
05
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Professional firms: signature of the agreement for th...

The solidarity fund for the management of social safety nets for employees of professional firms has been established. The agreement has been signed in Rome, on October 3rd, 2017, between Confprofessioni and competent trade unions.

Sep
21
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , INPS
Bilateral solidarity funds and limits to the grant of...

INPS has provided some clarifications upon the definition of the so-called “company ceiling” for the grant of performances by nilateral solidarity funds, pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 148/2015.

Sep
05
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: ,
Building sector – social contribution relief for 20...
With a circular message, INPS recaps conditions and procedures required for employers who intend to avail themselves of the reduction in social contribution rates in favor of companies in the building sector for 2017, confirmed in a 11,50% social contribution rate by the Minis...
Aug
29
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , DUTY, INPS
“APE social” pension: outcomes within October 15

INPS informs that the requests for “APE social” pension are ca. 40.000. Terms for the request expired on July 15 for subjects who met requisites in 2017. The outcome of preliminary scrutinies will be notified to recipients within October 15, 2017.

Jul
26
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , SUBSIDY
Employment of people with disabilities and Inail cont...

Inail has announced, with its own bulletin, the activation of measures in support of the insertion and integration of disabled people, on an experimental basis.

Jul
21
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , JOBS ACT
INPS separate pension management – increase of soci...

The “Jobs Act” law on self-employed work, as well as confirming DIS-COLL unemployment treatment as a regular provision for a larger number of intended recipients, has determined - from July 1st, 2017 onwards – an increase in social contribution rates.

Jun
30
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Lombardia – CIGS salary integration requests to be ...

ARIFL informs that, since July 1st, 2017, all requests of joint examination for CIGS salary integration, communication of collective dismissal and related outcome communications must be submitted electronically, via the VertenzeOnLine application.

Jun
06
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Special CIG salary integration for 2017

INPS has provided clarifications upon the possibility, for Regions and autonomous Provinces, of using up to 50% of the resources they’ve been granted for special CIG social safety nets also after December 31, 2016.

Jun
05
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , , , APPRENTICESHIP
Professional apprenticeship and incentives for new hi...

Inps has provided clarifications upon the application of facilitated contribution rates in case of hire as an apprentice, without age limits, of recipients of mobility treatments or unemployment pursuant to art. 47, c. 4, Legislative Decree no. 81/2015.

May
31
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Journalists: new regulations for pension and CIGS sal...
Legislative decree no. 69/2017, inclusive of new regulations for the update of requisites and the redefinition of criteria for access to anticipated pension treatment for journalists and for the grant of the status of “company in crisis” to publishing companies, ha...
May
25
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , UNEMPLOYMENT
DIS-COLL unemployment treatment for collaborators als...

Inps, with a circular message, has provide operational instructions for the application of DIS-COLL unemployment treatment to events taking place from January 1st, 2017, to June 30th, 2017.

May
12
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , INPS
“Ape social” pensions – requests up to July 15

A delay from the 1st to the 15th of July for the deadline set for APE pension requests.

May
09
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , , MATERNITY
Electronic certification of pregnancy – electronic ...

Inps, with a circular message, provides instructions for doctors upon the electronic submission of medical certification of pregnancy and interruction of pregnancy, as well as instructions for their consultation by employees and employers.

Apr
20
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: ,
APE social pension – signature of the Decree

The decree regulating APE social pension has been signed.

 

Apr
12
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , MATERNITY
Optional leave for fathers

Inps, with message no. 1581 of April 10th, 2017, provides certain clarifications upon the optional leaves for fathers introduced by the so-called Fornero Law.

 

Mar
31
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Solidarity contracts – social contribution facilita...

Inps, with a circular message, has provided instructions for the fruition of social contribution discounts for solitarity contracts, for the benefit of companies entitled to the social security contribution discount provided by Law Decree no. 510/1996.

Mar
27
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , ,
Scrapping of tax collection notices – extension of ...

The Council of Ministers has approved the Law Decree extending the possibility to adhere to the procedure of scrapping of tax collection notices, introduced by Law Decree no. 193/2016.

Feb
14
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , UNEMPLOYMENT
DIS-COLL: plans for continued payment in 2017

The Ministry of Labor has recently stated that it is acting in order to define a regulation guaranteeing the continued payment of DIS-COLL unemployment treatment in 2017.

 

Feb
07
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , ,
Insurance companies – Inter-sectorial solidarity fu...

Inps, with a circular message, has clarified the discipline of the solidarity fund for the protection of salary, occupation and professional requalification for employees of insurance companies and assistance entities pursuant to Inter-ministerial decree no. 78459/2014.

Feb
06
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , TFR, CIGS
Tfr accrued during CIGS salary integration treatment

Inps, with a circular message, has detailed new regulations upon TFR accrual during the fruition of CIGS salary integration treatment pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 148/2015.

 

Feb
02
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Exceptional social safety nets and active social poli...

The Ministry of labor and social policies, with a circular message, has provided further clarifications upon exceptional social safety nets, with specific reference to actions of active labor social policy.

Jan
16
2017
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , ,
Building sector – social security contribution redu...

The Ministry of Labor, together with the Ministry of Economics, has released Decree no. 4584 of December 22, 2016, determining the reduction, for 2016, of social security contribution for employers of the building sector.

 

Dec
17
2016
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , ,
Unemployed pre-retirees in the banking sector: instru...
INPS, with a message, recognizes the increase of duration of the non-ordinary check paid by the solidarity fund for personnel of the credit sector. The law decree on banking crisis has extended the period for admission of personnel of financial institutions - including executi...
Oct
03
2016
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Green light for the INPGI pension reform.

The Institute’s Board of Directors has today unanimously approved a package of measures regarding pensions and social security, aimed at ensuring sustainability in the medium/long term of Inpgi.

Mar
15
2016
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Social benefits : maximum amounts for 2016

With circular message no. 48 of 14 March 2016, INPS announced the maximum amounts for salary supplements...

Feb
15
2016
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Bilateral relief funds – Inps recaps new regulations

Decree no. 148 of September 15th, 2015 has reordered, within a single law, all salary integration measures during the employment contract, abolishing all contrary or incompatible provisions.

Feb
09
2016
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
CIGS – definition of criteria for the approval of p...
The Ministry of Labor and Social Policies has published, on February 8th, Decree no. 94033 of January 13th, 2016, defining criteria for the approval of plans presented by companies for the request of CIGS (special salary integration treatment) pursuant to art. 20 and 21 of Leg...
Jan
07
2016
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Social security in derogation refinanced for 2016

The Stability Law 2016 (Article 1, paragraph 304) states the increase equal to EUR 250 million to the Employment and Training Social Fund, in order to refinance the social security in derogation ex Article 2, paragraphs 64,65,66, Law 92/2012 (so-called “Legge Fornero").

Jan
06
2016
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
The accident register has been abolished for an accid...

Through the Newsletter No. 92, dated December 23, 2015, Inail communicated the abolition of the obligation to keep an accident register, pursuant to the Legislative Decree 151/2015, for an accident "cruscotto".

Oct
13
2015
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
“Contratti di Solidarietà” - Contributive decrea...

Through the Newsletter No. 25, dated October 12th, 2015, the Minister of Labor provides the instructions for the contributive decrease equal to 35% for the employees whose working hours are reduced more than 20%.

Oct
07
2015
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Jobs Act – Injury register abrogation

With the decree for the simplifications (D.Lgs. 151/2015) it is abrogated – effective from December 23rd 2015 - the obligation for the employer to keep the injury register.

Oct
06
2015
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Jobs Act – clarifications regarding the Cigs new re...

Through the Newsletter No. 24, dated October 8th, 2015, the Minister of Labor and Social Policies, provides some operative clarifications regarding the new regulation about the social security cushions introduced by D.Lgs. 148/2015.

Oct
02
2015
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
ASpI: suspension from working activity, what does it ...
Inps reminds, into its latest message, that for the employees suspended for company or occupational crisis (ex art. 3, co. 17, della l. 92/2012), ASpI - unemployment allowance – will be abrogated following the publishing of the new decree on the social security cushion l...
Sep
28
2015
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Controls on the restriction of the use of wages guara...

Inps with its message informs that it has been implemented the procedure “Sistema Unico” (Single System) for the management of the measures needed to grant the Wages Guaranteed Fund in derogation.

Aug
19
2015
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: , , JOBS ACT
Fruition of “Congedo parentale” on a hourly basis

Inps, with circular message no. 152 of August 18, 2015, provides clarifications upon fruition of “Congedo parentale” on a hourly basis and related operating instructions.

Aug
14
2015
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Requests to enjoy the parental leave in hours
The Minister of Labor and Social Policies, with communicate dated August 13, 2015, has confirmed that the possibility to enjoy the parental leave in hours, introduced by Legislative Decree No. 80/2015 for 2015 only, will become permanent - as all the other provisions regarding...
Jul
22
2015
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Online claims for maternity benefit

Inps has recently announced that, in the light of new legislation introduced by Legislative Decree No. 80 dated June 15th  2015:

Jul
21
2015
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Baby bonus – operating procedures for applications ...

Inps with message No. 4845 dated July 17th 2015 provides the operating instructions of on birth grants, as foreseen by Art. 1, paragraphs from 125 to 129 of the Law December 23rd No. 190.

Jul
10
2015
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Parental Leave and jobs act
Inps, with the message No. 4576 dated July 6th 2015, regarding the elevation of temporal limits of usability of parental leave from 8 to 12 years, and elevation of the time limits of compensation regardless of income conditions from 3 to 6 years, foreseen by Legislative Decree...
Feb
02
2015
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Maximum amounts for CIG, mobility, ASpI and Mini ASpI...
With Circular No. 19 of 30 January 2015, INPS announced the maximum amounts for salary supplements, mobility, ASpI and Mini ASpI unemployment benefits – before and after the reduction provided for by article 26 of Law 41/86 (which currently equals 5.84%) and separated ba...
Jan
02
2015
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
TAG: BONUS
Youth Guarantee: cumulative processing of the request...
INPS, with message No. 9956 of December 30, 2014, has communicated to have cumulatively processed the requests sent by the employers related to “Youth Guarantee” program and to have made available the function for the sending of the definitive bonus admission confi...
Dec
11
2014
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Criteria for granting social safety nets in derogatio...
The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy submitted to the Regional Labour Departments  note No. 5425 dated November 24th, 2014 containing the enforcement of the Inter-ministerial Decree No. 83473 dated August 1st, 2014 concerning the criteria for the granting of social sa...
May
27
2014
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
INAIL adopts the relief system for disadvantaged work...

INAIL, with recent circular No. 28 of 23 May 2014, has confirmed the simplification of the bonus reduction for disadvantaged workers under Law No. 92/12 and therefore for:

Apr
10
2014
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
2013/2014 Self-assessment – the Stability Law provi...
With determination of Presidential Decree No. 67 of 11 March 2014, INAIL has established a 14.17% reduction in the amount of premiums and contributions payable for insurance against accidents at work and occupational diseases, which is applicable to all types of premiums and c...