Italy

Parliament passes key Labour reforms


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The Italian parliament passed Prime Minister Mario Monti’s controversial labour reforms bill yesterday by 393 votes for to 74 against and 46 abstentions.

The reforms will make it easier for Italian firms to hire people but it will also make it easier for them to fire people as well. The reforms will improve the chances of young people to get apprenticeships and workers will get an improved welfare system, but not for another five years.

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