52.7% employees working without contract in July - ISTAT
Number of expired contracts quadruples in private sector29 August, 13:07
ISTAT said 52.7% of employees were working without a valid contract, up from 52.1% in June. The private sector has seen the number quadruple within a year, rising from 9.4% in July 2012 to 38.1% last month.
Still, the private sector's 13-month average wait for contract renewal was far shorter than the total average, combining public and private sectors, of 25.8 months.