Italy will require the Covid passport of all workers, including those in the private sector

The Government of Italy is finishing the elaboration of a decree to impose the Covid passport to all workers, both from the public and private sectors.

This measure has the approval of all the administrative regions of the country and its application is expected in mid-October. The 10th or 15th of that month are considered for its start-up.

According to this decree, it must be vaccinated with at least one dose for 14 days, having passed the disease nine months before or get a test 48 hours before to access any job or even public transport.

As published Corriere della Sera, who does not comply with this obligation may be fined between 400 and 1,000 euros and run the risk of being suspended from employment and salary.

Asking public workers for the Covid certificate is a request that he has been making for several weeks the Italian Minister of Public Administration, Renato Brunetta, that has reduced teleworking in the Public Administration. Now that request is extended to all private companies, without exception.

This request is extended to all state-dependent entities, regions and municipalities, as well as the courts.

With regard to public places, Italy includes bars and restaurants in the list of places that must have this certificate. Here you have to add gyms, swimming pools, museums, cinemas, educational centers, theaters and games rooms.

It is also mandatory to present the Covid passport in the means of transport for long-distance trains, ships and airplanes, although it is being studied to extend it to buses, subways and taxis. At least your workers must present this certificate.

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