Today, Friday, May 26, the Intesa Sanpaolo group and the unions signed a revolutionary agreement regulating smart working, short 4×9 weeks and disconnection. The news was confirmed by a note from Fabi (the Autonomous Italian Banking Federation): specifically for smart work, a cap was set at 120 days per year, which increases to 140 days for some types of transactions. either way, in the context of the right balance between face-to-face and remote activities. A food voucher for 4.50 Euro is also recognized. “Today is an important agreement that has garnered the contribution of many colleagues who attended the recent meetings, making it possible to go beyond individual agreements, thus reiterating that collective agreements are the best way to manage the bank’s major changes evolving”, comments Paolo Citterio, Fabi Intesa Sanpaolo coordinator.
With the agreement signed today, the short week application is experimentally implemented in approximately 250 branches of the group, among others, for 4 days and 9 hours each. “Fabi’s goal is to expand the possibility of using smart work and the short week effectively to include all peers in the network. Confirming the centrality of the national convention, he also reiterated that the assignment to smart work does not represent a means and/or representation, just as it does not affect the ways in which the employee measures work performance. is a prerequisite for company branches that will be outsourced in the future,” adds Citterio.
“Important deal on smart work and short week”
ì”After intense discussion at Intesa Sanpaolo, an important agreement on smart work and short weeks was signed. Finally, both these issues are regulated by a collective agreement and the application to individual agreements unilaterally agreed by the company is definitively exceeded “. This was stated by Fisac CGIL’s national secretary, Giacomo Sturniolo, in a note on the agreement signed between the unions and the largest Italian bank, which “returns to collective bargaining the definition of specific rules and guarantees for two persons”. central tools to manage the industry’s powerful and rapid technological transformation. We now hope that CCNL’s upcoming renewal can bring stronger advances in this regard in favor of the entire category”.
Regarding the merits of the agreement, Roberto Malano, secretary responsible for the Intesa Sanpaolo Fisac Cgil Group, said, “We have validated and regulated the use of both tools in Central Structures and extended the estimates in favor of the network very consistently, still on an experimental basis. Thus In terms of flexibility, we have defined and continues a path that will lead to the full participation of all male and female employees in the Group in opportunities, work-life balance resulting from new ways of organizing work, a point that has always been at the heart of Fisac CGIL”.
Further, Malano continues, “We have identified an increase of 4.50 euros to the meal voucher recognized in the case of Smart Work: this is an important step towards the full amount that remains our goal. The total voluntary agreement, combined with the right to keep the physical workstation in the company, makes the batch work adds a new formulation of the right to disconnect, which makes the provision already contained in the contract more stringent and clear, guaranteeing the individual’s right to report any inappropriate compliance”, concludes Malano.
Source: Today IT
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