Pandemic – Lockdown 3.0 What Employers in Italy need to know

Mar 12, 2020 | Members news, News, Tax&Legal

The situation is moving very quickly in Italy and it is a challenge for Employers to keep up with the changes which seemto be happening almost every 48 hours.What we do know is that the restrictions on movement in Italy have slowly been tightened more and more over the past week in order to halt the spread COVID-19 which has now been officially recognised as a pandemic.

The most recent change happened overnight with the introduction of the Decree of the Presidentof the Council of Ministers (DPCM -Decreto del Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri) of March 11th, 2020. This Decree has,so far, put Italy in its most severe ‘lockdown’ for the next 15 days–starting today March 12th, 2020 and concluding on March 25th, 2020.