ITALY – Labour Authorities Step Up Enforcement of Posted Worker Rules

The Italian Labour Inspectorate (INL) has implemented stricter rules and policies on investigating company compliance with Italy’s rules implementing the European Union (EU) Posted Workers Enforcement Directive.

The INL is increasing efforts to detect companies failing to comply with Italy’s rules on the transnational posting of workers – including failures to file timely posted worker notifications with labour authorities and continually rotating posted workers to fill the same position.

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ITALY – Labour Authorities Step Up Enforcement of Posted Worker Rules

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ITALY – Family Residence Permit Applicants Can Start Work Upon Application Submission

On 7 May 2015, with immediate effect, the Italian Ministry of Labour clarified that applicants for residence permits for family reasons can start work as soon as they have submitted the application.

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ITALY – Family Residence Permit Applicants Can Start Work Upon Application Submission

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ITALY – Consulates Apply More Rigorous Definition of Permissible Business Visa Activities

Effective immediately, Italian consulates are more strictly assessing business visa applications, defining the allowable business activities according to Visa Decree 850/2011.

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ITALY – 2018 Quota Decree Published

The Italian government has announced a cap of 30,850 on the number of workers from outside the EEA allowed in Italy for 2018. The total number of quotas is the same as for 2017, and the number per category of workers is only slightly different.

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ITALY – 2018 Quota Decree Published

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New Data in Immiguru: Intra-Company Transfer Permit (EU Directive 2014/66) for Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, Bulgaria and Romania

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ve added the new Intra-Company Transfer Permit (EU Directive 2014/66) processes for Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, Bulgaria and Romania to Immiguru.

European Union flag vintageThe EU ICT Permit, established by the ICT Directive 2014/66/EU, is intended to be a consistent European Union-wide temporary work and residence permit allowing third-country nationals in certain positions to be assigned from a company outside the EU to a company within the EU in the same group, and to easily move and work within the EU.  The United Kingdom, Denmark and Ireland have opted out of this directive.

Despite a November 2016 deadline to transpose the ICT Directive into national law, by September 2017 several EU Member States had not yet fully implemented the directive.  Austria is expected to implement the Directive by 1 October 2017.

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ITALY – No More Renewals for Existing 27(g) Work Permits for Fixed-Term Highly-Skilled Intra-Company Transferees

Effective immediately, it is no longer possible to renew a work permit issued under article 27 letter (g) of Decree n.286/1998, for highly skilled workers on intra-company assignment for a determined period in order to carry out a specific task or activity.

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ITALY – No More Renewals for Existing 27(g) Work Permits for Fixed-Term Highly-Skilled Intra-Company Transferees

This news alert was prepared using information provided by MP Immigration and Mazzeschi.

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