Salvatore Trifirò

Freezing layoffs limits (in Spain) the freedom of enterprise

by Salvatore Trifirò While a recent order of the Labour Court of Rome (February 26, 2021) extends the prohibition on dismissals for objective reasons as per Law 24 April 2020, n. 27, a recent sentence by the Spanish Labour Court of Barcelona states that dismissal for justified objective reason based on the economic losses suffered […]

The potential of remote working to have individual agreements

cresce il peso della consulenza

by Salvatore Trifirò – Il Sole 24 Ore, 01/09/2020   During the 80s in Italy, some enterprising entrepreneurs so-called atypical forms of autonomous work (pony express and door-to-door sales) were created. Holland in the 90s materialised the concept of remote working as a new model of work organisation that was also adopted in other Northern […]

Half a century of statute

webinar agi

On the day of the 50th anniversary of the Workers’ Statute, Agi (Italian Labour Lawyers) held a videoconference event to remember – with authoritative representatives of the institutions and thanks to the testimony and contribution of lawyers, professors and magistrates – the context of the reform, its contribution to the evolution of labour law, limits […]

The Workers’ Statute, Yesterday and Today

May 19, 2020 published in Labour Law By Salvatore Trifirò, Founder of Trifirò & Partners Law Firm   In the 25th year since the creation of the Workers’ Statute, I had the honour of being called by the First President of the Court of Cassation to report to the Great Chamber of the United Sections […]

The Weinstein case impacts companies: remedies

The Weinstein case impacts companies: remedies Edited by Salvatore Trifirò and Paolo Zucchinali Media have extensively reported the Weinstein case and have triggered debates over the propriety and toleration of certain conducts in show business and at the workplace in general. The question raised, however, is the following: what is to change at the workplace? Are […]

Fair cause upheld where worker is dismissed for consuming food and beverage belonging to the company, regardless of the intrinsic value of said items

dismissed for consuming food and beverage belonging to the company

Fair cause upheld where worker is dismissed for consuming food and beverage belonging to the company, regardless of the intrinsic value of said items. Edited by Salvatore Trifirò, Francesco Chiarelli, Giampaolo Tagliagambe and Tommaso Targa Fair cause upheld where worker is dismissed for consuming food and beverage belonging to the company, notwithstanding the small value of […]

Self-employed and smart working

Self-employed and smart working By Salvatore Trifirò and Barbara Fumai June 2017, lawmakers enacted what already known as statue of the self-employed workers. The Act provide on one hand for non- entrepreneurial self-employed work and on the other hand provide for smart working. The Act  entrenches  protection of independent work, provides against late payment by […]

Extract from the article by Avv. Salvatore Trifirò published in AIDP’s online magazine

Extract from the article by Avv. Salvatore Trifirò published in AIDP’s online magazine By Salvatore Trifirò In the last ten years, there had been numerous reforms described as revolutionary. The D.lgs n. 276/2003 (also known as “legge Biagi”) might have been the first reform which consciously introduced the equation between flexibility and employment incentives. It […]

The just cause for dismissal ignores the criminal relevance of the fact when common decency has been violated

The just cause for dismissal ignores the criminal relevance of the fact when common decency has been violated Case Law In this case, the company fired the head of staff who, motivated by punitive intent towards an employee subordinate, who treated him with a “special surveillance”, psychologically intimidating and threatening dismissal, with meticulous control of […]