In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Italian government decided to temporarily legalize the work of illegal labor migrants who work in the agricultural sector or in the household without proper documents and a residence permit.
According to Corriere Della Sera, from now on, zarobitchites will be able to obtain permission documents for residence valid for six months if they are agricultural or domestic workers and moved to Italy until March 8 2019 of the year.
Having issued documents, employees will be able to work in Italy absolutely legally, having access to public services, including health care.
Read also The Foreign Ministry called for strict conditions for workers to go abroad. To work under the law, foreigners will need to prove that they have experience in the domestic services sector or in agriculture. Applicants must submit their application between June 1st and of July 2020 years, the request can be made by both the employee and the employer. Also, foreign citizens with a residence permit, which expired before 15 October 2019, they can request a temporary permit with a stay of 6 months by paying 31 euros. An employer accepting such an employee will cost 260 euros, not including contributions and taxes.
“From today, the invisible will become less invisible,” said Italian Minister of Agriculture Teresa Bellanova, not holding back the tears of joy. The official has been fighting for the rights of workers for many years.
In Italy, they expect that legalization will affect 260 of thousands of illegal migrants.
Recall, from May 4, Italy began to operate the second phase of the mitigation of quarantine introduced in connection with the coronavirus pandemic.
As previously reported, the borders of Italy for foreign tourists will not open until the end of the year. According to the Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic Dario Franceschini, the opening of borders between the countries "will depend on the epidemiological situation."