In the event of economic dismissal, the employer must follow an administrative procedure under Article 7, Law 604/1966, which aims, as far as possible, to conclude a conciliation agreement with the worker. Such a procedure is mandatory (i) only with regard to the dismissal of workers who have been recruited until 6 March 2015 and (ii) when the company employs more than 15 people in each work unit (or in different work units in the same commune) or more than 60 employees in total. (a) when the Court of Justice finds that the event that motivates dismissal does not exist (i) does not exist or (ii) is sanctioned by a conservative sanction (for example. B a simple suspension of work), the employer is then subject to the reinstatement of the employee and (ii) the payment of the monthly salary which is in effect from the date of dismissal until the date of re-employment, with a maximum of 12 months` salary plus the corresponding social security contributions. The employee has the option to decide whether to return to duty or receive an additional 15 months gross compensation; Or the agreement comes during the coronavirus pandemic, which has put gig workers at high health risk and prompted lawmakers to call for greater protection for precarious jobs. ”This will be the first collective agreement to deprive workers of their rights” – Valerio De Stefano, professor of labour law at the University of Leuven Under the latter, the agreement with the Works Council could, under certain conditions, allow the employer to repeal the legal provisions applicable to workers (for example. B in the event of exceeding their right to automatically extend the working relationship with the new employer under the same conditions and/or the right to maintain the financial treatment applied). In general, events that require the employer to conduct an information and consultation procedure with trade unions and/or works councils do not imply that an agreement is implemented, with the exception of a few cases. The agreement emphasizes what Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi called the ”third way” for workers, that workers are considered self-employed but receive benefits such as an hourly wage. ”Esther Lynch, Deputy Secretary General of the European Trade Union Confederation (CGIL), has negotiated an agreement with DenerN that undermines court decisions that say they are workers. The union has developed a national contract for drivers, which also belongs to the category of transport workers, which grants more rights than if they are considered independent.