In this essay the Author, after having briefly explained the differences between the legislation of article no. 19 of the Italian Workers’ Statute in its original text and the legislation produced by the 1995 referendum, focuses on the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court. Facing doubts related to illegitimacy, raised as a result of the Fiat-Fiom dispute, he examines possible Court decisions and their impact on the union’s right to be representative inside the company.
Keywords: Collective labour law; Trade union; Representativeness; Art. 19 of the Workers’ Statute; Jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court