Unions negotiate new agreement for embassy staff

Italy
The CGIL, CISL and UIL trade unions and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have negotiated a new agreement covering staff at embassies, consulates and other international organisations in Italy. The agreement has several new features pay increases, the system of seniority and increased meal vouchers, along with a reduction in working hours to 36 hours a week. The agreement includes rules to ensure working conditions are in line with legislation related to workers suffering from cancer and chronic diseases and to the extension of rights for workers in same-sex marriages and civil partnerships. [Read more at > FP-CGIL (IT)->http://www.fpcgil.it/flex/cm/pages/ServeBLOB.php/L/IT/IDPagina/33191]

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