From 1 September smart work changes with the end of liberalization linked to the health emergency. However, employers will be able to communicate in a simplified way the names of employees who do agile work, thanks to a new ministerial decree which implements a provision of the Simplification Decree. The new rule requires the employer to communicate electronically to the Ministry of Labor the names of the workers and the date of commencement and termination of work services in agile mode.
The Minister of Labor, Andrea Orlando speaks of “an important provision that makes the simplification of agile work structural”.
With the modification – explains a note from the ministry – the reformulation of article 23 of the law of 22 May 2017 is envisaged. of commencement and termination of work services in an agile way, to be transmitted electronically to the Ministry of Labor.
“It is a first step – we read – with which the communication obligations relating to agile work are made simpler also in light of the experience gained during the pandemic and responds to a specific request made by the social partners in the National protocol on agile work for the private sector signed by the Minister of Labor and the social partners on 7 December 2021 “.
“The need to simplify the disclosure obligations arises from the need to make it structural a procedure already widely tested in the emergency period – affirms Minister Andrea Orlando – in consideration of the increasing use of this way of carrying out work. In this way the procedures for employers are streamlined and the ministerial offices are not aggravated by administrative requirements deemed unnecessary “.