Employing in Italy
When looking into hiring employees in Italy, employers must be knowledgeable of the country's employment laws, benefits, payroll, and taxes. This section will provide you with the basics of what to prepare when onboarding talents from Italy.
There are no specific requirements for written Employment contracts in Italy. Oral contracts are also practiced when informally hiring employees. However, in the case of companies onboarding employees, an employment contract may only be valid when it is in writing and when it is presented to the employee within the first 30 days of employment.
There is no mandatory requirement for a specific language to be used in the contract. Employers may choose to use Italian or English language.
The Probation Period in Italy is up to 6 months.