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Italian call centres warn of 40,000 job losses due to reform

Monday 9 February 2015 | 15:15 CET | News
Italian call centre association Assocontact, part of digital industry group Confindustria Digitale, has warned that 40,000 jobs may be at risk due to the elimination of certain types of outsourcing contracts envisaged under the government's latest employment reforms. The emblematic Jobs Act of Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi is aimed at shaking up Italy's sluggish economy by making it easier for companies to lay off and hire workers. However, the legislation is likely to have "considerable employment consequences in various industrial sectors, above all that of call centres," said

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