The new agreement secures:

- Upheld purchasing power until 2019 by a monthly wage increase of 90€ and a minimum wage increase of 70€;

- Improved health insurance and occupational pensions;

- More flexible parental leave;

- Strengthened focus on retraining.

After a five-year period during which 100,000 jobs were lost in this industrial sector, IndustriAll European Trade Union welcomes this national collective agreement as a positive sign to re-establish strong and participative industrial relations. They have achieved a real change in improving conditions for workers and greater operational flexibility for employers, in parallel to opening up a possible strategy to facilitate the development of industrial production in Italy. 

Background news

Explanatory note in French