As soon as the annual immigration decree was announced in Italy, whether for seasonal work or not, many messages started to arrive from our valued subscribers, all related to the methods of registration and obtaining a seasonal work contract, and many other questions that show that a large group of people have great confusion regarding the Flossy law and seasonal work contracts.
Therefore, we will dedicate this article to providing a detailed explanation of the Italian law of Flossi – Decreto flussi and how to benefit from it, especially for people who want to work on Italian soil under seasonal employment contracts in Italy 2022
What is meant by Decreto flussi 2022?
The decree on annual flows known as “Decreto flussi 2022” is an administrative procedure issued every year by the Italian government to allow foreign citizens, Arab or non-Arab, to enter Italy to work, whether the work is seasonal or regular.
This decree also allows the entry of qualified workers to carry out self-employment activities as well as the constitution of their investments under certain conditions.
The Italian Flossi law also allows people residing in Italy on the basis of studies or on the basis of long-term seasonal work. to change their residence into a working residence
The purpose of this law is to help employers obtain skilled labor to fill the shortage that some professional sectors in Italy are experiencing, whether it is agriculture or industry.
Therefore, even after Salvini opposed the influx decree and threatened several times to cancel it, he did not succeed, and the reason for this is due to the pressure of the unions, which insisted on bringing in foreign workers to ensure the security of the economy and maintain the continuity of productivity.
So, what you need to know is that Italy does not bring immigrants out of pity or compassion for them, but rather that it desperately needs them (win/win policy).
Important advice for all “Harragas” and asylum seekers wishing to cross the border from Italy to France or Germany
How many people will benefit from the registration for seasonal work contracts in Italy according to the decree on entries for this year?
According to what has been published in the Official Gazette, the number of people who will benefit from the registration for seasonal and non-seasonal work contracts for this year is 69,000 people.
Here, we want you to understand something important, namely that this entire number is not only for people who live outside Italy.
It is also for people who are in Italy and have already worked or entered for studies and want to change their type of residence, as well as for Italians living in Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Brazil.
And even for people who work in the European Union… All of these people are covered by the annual immigration law, and in order for their residence to become renewable and permanent, they must enter the so-called “quota system”.
Here are the shares of seasonal employment and the beneficiary countries, which amount to 42,000, distributed according to the following nationalities:
- Ivory Coast
- El Salvador
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Sri Lanka
For first-time migrants on seasonal work contracts in Italy in 2022, the government has announced the required number of 14,000 seasonal work contracts to work in agriculture.
Of this number (14,000 work contracts), 1,000 work contracts will be assigned to multi-annual seasonal work.
While the remaining 27,700 work contracts will be assigned to non-seasonal work (private work, the land transport, construction, tourism, and hotel sectors, as well as the conversion of a study accommodation into work…)
What is seasonal work in Italy in the context of immigration quotas?
Seasonal work is work that is not available all year round but during a specific period of time and during a specific season. And also in a specific professional sector.