Italy Postpones Foreign Worker “Click Days”

On January 29, 2024, the Italian government announced the postponement of the opening days (“click days”) for the submission of applications to hire foreign workers under the 151,000 quotas authorized by the government for 2024 through the flows decree (“decreto flussi”).

A Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers has amended the calendar of click days (initially scheduled for February 5, 7 and 12, 2024) for the different types of workers as follows:

  • from March 18, 2024, applications can be sent for non-seasonal employees who are citizens of countries that have cooperation agreements with Italy;
  • from 9:00 am on March 21, 2024, applications can be sent for other non-seasonal employees (also in the family and social and social assistance sector);
  • from 9:00 am on March 25, 2024, applications for seasonal workers can be sent.

For 2024, the 151,000 quotas are to be allocated as follows:

  • 89,050 quotas for seasonal work in agriculture, hospitality and tourism, reserved to certain nationalities;
  • 61,250 for non-seasonal work as an employee;
  • 700 quotas for self-employment.
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