Business expansion
Nord Ovest; Lombardia; Milano
Location of affected unit(s)
Administrative Services
Office Administrative, Office Support And Other Business Support Activities
Organisation Of Conventions And Trade Shows
82.3 - Organisation of conventions and trade shows

640 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 July 2013
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 January 2015


Expo, the company responsible for the organization and management of the Universal exposition EXPO Milano 2015, reached an agreement with the trade unions in order to create 640 new jobs by the 2015. In particular, the agreement envisages new procedures to hire 340 workers with apprenticeship contracts (with the definition of new apprentice jobs), 300 workers with fixed-term contracts (with some derogations to the habitual rules on temporary contracts).

Moreover, the agreement provides for the employment of 199 workers with internship contracts. The trade unions and national and local authorities pointed out the relevance of this agreement in order to deal with an important event like EXPO 2015.


  • 24 July 2013: Il Sole 24 Ore
  • 23 July 2013: Il corriere della sera


Eurofound (2013), Expo, Business expansion in Italy, factsheet number 75705, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75705.