At 31 December 2018 the Group had 2,875 employees.

The following tables show the percentage breakdown of the workforce according to gender, age, area of activity and qualification.

Workforce by age

Scope of continuing operations2018of which womenof which men
less than 30 years2%56%44%
from 30 to 50 years62%63%37%
over 50 years36%60%40%

Mondadori France2018of which womenof which men
less than 30 years4%65%35%
from 30 to 50 years53%65%35%
over 50 years43%60%40%

Workforce according to business 2018

Scope of continuing operations% of totalof which womenof which men
Corporate19%51%49%
Books31%69%31%
Retail18%59%41%
Magazines32%63%37%

France% of totalof which womenof which men
Corporate25%59%41%
Magazines58%61%39%
Digital4%62%38%
Advertising13%77%23%

All employees in Italy are covered by three types of collective labour agreements: graphics publishing, journalist and sales contracts.

Mondadori France employees are also protected by national contracts: the contract (middle managers and office workers) offered by magazine press publishers, and the journalists’ contract.

Permanent employment contracts cover 99% of employees in Italy and around 95% of employees in France (CDI). The percentage of fixed-term contracts is slightly higher in France, at 5% (vs 1% in Italy): CDD (Contract à Durée Determinée) are temporary 18-month contracts that can be extended up to a maximum of 36 months.

Permanent and temporary contracts 2016

Italy% of totalof which Womenof which Men
Permanent ¹98.5%61%39%
Temporary1.5%76%24%

¹ including apprentice contracts

 

France% of totalof which Womenof which Men
Permanent97.1%62%38%
Temporary2.9%86%14%

More common in Italy, part-time contracts are in any case more prevalent among women both in Italy and France.

Full time and part-time

Scope of continuing operations% of totalof which womenof which men
Full time88%58%42%
Part time12%85%15%

France% of totalof which womenof which men
Full time94%62%38%
Part time6%79%21%

All employees, regardless of their employment contract, are entitled to parental leave. In Italy, almost 5% of employees took parental leave (mostly women, at 96%), while in France almost 3% took parental leave (mostly women, 55%).

Parental leave 2018

Scope of continuing operationsWomenMenTotal
Employees with a right to parental leave ¹1,3158172,132
Employees who have enjoyed parental leave984102
Employees gone back to work after parental leave86490
% of employees returning to work and retention after parental leave88%100%88%

¹ the headcounts at 31 December 2018 are reported to ensure consistency with the other tables in the chapter; it should be underlined that, as regards the employees that took parental leave, the total number includes those not covered by the end-of-year headcounts because of terminations/resignations.

 

Mondadori FranceWomenMenTotal
Employees with a right to parental leave ¹467276743
Employees who have enjoyed parental leave11920
Employees gone back to work after parental leave10919
% of employees returning to work and retention after parental leave91%100%95%

¹ the headcounts at 31 December 2018 are reported to ensure consistency with the other tables in the chapter; it should be underlined that, as regards the employees that took parental leave, the total number includes those not covered by the end-of-year headcounts because of terminations/resignations.