ROME, 04 JAN – There are just under 458 thousand employment contracts scheduled by companies in January and will rise to approximately 1.2 million in the January-March quarter with an increase, compared to the same period last year, of 112 thousand respectively. January 2021 and + 265 thousand compared to the January-March 2021 quarter. The comparison with December 2021 is also positive, with 104 thousand more contracts (+ 29.4%), for all economic sectors except for tourism where the growing uncertainties related to the progress of the epidemic. Outlining this scenario is the Bulletin created by Unioncamere and Anpal. (HANDLE).