Matteo Renzi must work with Italian trade unions rather than against them if he is serious about reforming Italy?s labour market

Chiara Benassi, Niccolo Durazzi

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Abstract

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has made reforming the Italian labour market a priority for his government. Chiara Benassi and Niccolo Durazzi assess the argument that Italy?s trade unions are an obstacle to reforms on the basis that they support only their core membership, rather than a broader agenda which includes ?atypical? workers such as agency staff. They argue that unions have taken on a much broader stance than they are typically credited with and that if Renzi is serious about reforming the country?s labour market it would be beneficial to work with unions rather than against them.
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PublisherThe London School of Economics and Political Science
Media of outputBlog post
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2014

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