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Italy confronted anxiety as Covid passes are now mandatory for all workers | Italy

Italy prepares for further anxiety and labor market turmoil as the strictest obligation of vaccines. Europe It will be effective on Friday.

All workers are obliged to present a coronavirus health pass before entering the workplace. As a result, some industries are expected to suffer from staff shortages.

This measure, an extension of the “Green Pass” introduced in August, is a public and private sector to show evidence of negative tests performed within the last 48 hours or recent recovery from Covid-19. Workers will need double vaccination. ..

Those who ignore the rules will be suspended unpaid or fined up to € 1,500 (£ 1,270). Employers will be fined if they fail to verify that staff are in compliance.

Italy case

Over 80% of the population over the age of 12 is double vaccinated and the majority of Italians have a Green Pass. It is also required for dining in restaurants, admission to museums, theaters and cinemas, and use on planes and long distances. Distance train – in that step.

However, protests against workplace rules have accelerated in recent weeks and were demonstrated in Rome last weekend. Neo-fascist group becomes violent because of dissatisfaction..

The motivation behind the Italian Green Pass is to promote vaccination and contain the infection in the hope of avoiding another blockade.

When the measures were first announced, the number of people booking vaccinations increased, especially among young people, but an estimated 2.5 million workers do not yet have jabs. The majority of people who refuse vaccination are over 50 years old.

This problem caused divisions among workers, and the presence of unvaccinated colleagues led vaccinated people to choose to leave the workplace.

The Italian business lobby, Confederation of Stria, strongly supports workplace measures. However, various industries are expecting a staff shortage starting Friday as workers strike or simply choose to stay home.