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The Italian 'Dignity Decree' is converted into law

21 August 2018

Italian Law no. 96 (the "Law"), converting into law Decree Law no. 87 of 12 July 2018 (the "Dignity Decree"), was published in the Official Gazette on 11 August 2018. The Law enacts significant changes affecting fixed-term employment contracts, temporary agency workers, and incentives to hire younger workers. It also enhances the offer that the employer should make if it wishes to settle claims concerning dismissals under the so-called "graduated safeguard" employment contract.

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