Industrial relations and management of operational project personnel


On May 27, 2014, the Consortium signed with the relevant trade unions a second Addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding already signed on May 14, 2012; with this agreement it was established that Cociv, starting from June 1, 2014, would include in its contracts a specific clause obliging contractors to register, from the first actual day of work, its entire workforce employed in the construction site in the relevant Construction Workers’ Fund (Genoa or Alessandria).

On November 3, 2014 an agreement was signed with the trade unions at the Liguria Region with which the Consortium undertook by the end of the year to hire 50 workers from Genoa. This agreement was duly fulfilled by the Consortium.

On January 31, 2015, the Consortium signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Piedmont Region and the trade unions with which it was agreed, inter alia, to monitor the issue of safety, activating a special working group, ensure attentive, strenuous and continuous action to prevent criminal infiltration and to give priority to local companies and labor.

Milan MM4 Line

On March 31, 2014, Metro Blue S.c.a.r.l. signed with the Provincial trade unions the memorandum of understanding with which, inter alia, a system of labor relations divided into various levels was established, agreement was reached on the contract law applicable to the employment contract, certain aspects related to working hours were regulated (e.g.: "hour bank", shifts, collective holidays, etc.), certain types of allowances on fulfillment of certain conditions were determined, certain logistical aspects of the construction site were regulated, a transport allowance was established and important aspects relating to health and safety and outsourcing/subcontracting contracts were regulated.

Following an examination conducted jointly with the company union representatives and with the relevant trade unions during the meeting of October 7, 2014, an agreement was signed with which it was agreed, inter alia, that in the period provided for by Law 223/1991, the company would proceed with the dismissal only of personnel declared redundant which had rejected forms of management of the employment relationship other than dismissal.