More information about average salaries in Italy can be found on SalaryExplorer.
Employers need to contribute 32.4% of the wages to social security.
Employees pay 10% into the state fund for unemployment benefits.
Income tax is levied at a progressive rate on all annual income as follows:
More information on income taxes levied can be found here.
There is no minimum wage set by law.
Workers are paid once a month. Paydays are generally on the 27th of the month.
13th month salary
Quite a few employees in Italy are entitled to additional month’s remuneration (13th month salary) which is generally paid in December and referred to as Christmas Bonus when it applies to factory or manual workers.
The standard working hours in Italy are 40, with about 8 hours a day on an average.
Any hours exceeding the regular 40 working hours a week is considered overtime and should get paid at 10% over their regular rate. 8 hours of overtime can be approved and fixed by the company.
There are a total of 12 public holidays in Ukraine. The list of public holidays can be found here.
The Civil Code provides a minimum leave of eight days for domestic workers only. Depending on the collective agreement between the employer and employees, leave is given to employees. However, they are generally not less than four weeks of paid leave in a year.
Employees are entitled to sick pay starting from the 4th day of absence from work. Statutory paid sick leave is for a maximum of 180 days a year.
Employed working mothers are given upto 5 months - a period of obligatory absence from work for the period of pregnancy and postnatal recovery.
Paternity paid leave of 7 days is offered and can be claimed within five months of the child’s birth and granted at the same time as the maternity leave.
The contract can be terminated if the employment relation cannot be maintained:
Notice period is decided by collective bargaining agreement.
There is no severance pay in Italy.
Generally, probation periods in Italy are six months.