Il center right has tabled an amendment to Aid to tighten the links of the Basic income with the aim, at least in the intentions presented by the signatories, to solve the problem of labor shortages, especially in the tourism and hospitality sectors. In particular, if the rejection of a suitable direct call offer from a private employer were also to be approved, it would fall within the waste calculation which can cost you the loss of the benefit.
Appropriate offers can be proposed “Directly from private employers” to the beneficiaries who sign the Pact for work (which includes the obligation to accept at least one of three). The private employer then communicates the refusal to employment center for the purposes of forfeiture.
The role of the Minister of Labor
The modification is the result of identical reformulated amendments also presented by Maurizio Lupi (Noi conItalia), Riccardo Zucconi (FdI), Rebecca Frassini (Lega), Paolo Zangrillo (FI), Lucia Scanu and Manuela Gagliardi (Mixed). An almost identical amendment had been presented by Marialuisa Faro, who in the meantime passed from M5s to Ipf, who withdrew it. The Democratic Party voted in favor, aligning itself with the government’s opinion. LThe norm it also provides that the Minister of Labor must define by decree the methods of communication and verification of the non-acceptance of the appropriate offer.
The requests in the South are increasing
Based on the findings of the INPS, the trend of applications presented to obtain citizenship income in the early months of this year is growing in the South: requests from households residing in the South and in the Islands, in all around 466 thousand between January and May, are up by 15% compared to the same period last year. On the contrary, the requests submitted to the North and Center they are down by 19% and 5.8% respectively, in sharp decline after the peak triggered by the pandemic.