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Mandatory green pass at work, the rules from tomorrow


Oct 14, 2021

Green pass Italy mandatory also at work from tomorrow, October 15th. In less than 24 hours, the new rules and guidelines contained in the Dpcm signed by Draghi relating to the obligation to possess and exhibit the Covid green certification by the staff of public administrations and companies will be activated. But who should have it, how does it work and what happens if the worker does not have it? Here’s everything you need to know. Read also WHAT THE DPCM SAYS: WHO MUST HAVE IT, WHAT CHANGES, WHO VERIFIES According to the Dpcm signed by the premier, “in addition to the employees of the single administration, the employees of the companies that have contracted out cleaning services, catering, maintenance, refueling of vending machines, consultants and collaborators and lenders or attendants of training courses, as well as couriers who deliver office or private mail to the offices. Only users are excluded “, yes underlines. “Subjects awaiting the issue of valid green certification will be able to use the documents issued by public and private health facilities, pharmacies, analysis laboratories, general practitioners and pediatricians of free choice. green will have to be removed from the workplace – remembers Palazzo Chigi – Each day of non-service, until the end bition of the green certification, is considered unjustified absence, including in the period of absence also any holidays or non-working days. In no case does the absence of green certification entail dismissal “.” The person in charge of control is the employer, who can delegate this function with a written deed to specific personnel, preferably with managerial qualifications. The guidelines leave the employer free to establish the implementation modalities. The control can take place at access, avoiding delays and queues during the entry procedures, or subsequently, on a carpet or on a daily sample of not less than 20% of the staff in service, ensuring the rotation and therefore the control of all staff ” . “For verifications, you will be able to use the free Verification C-19 application. In addition, applications and platforms will be provided to administrations aimed at facilitating automated control, on the model of what happened for schools and universities. “The Dpcm also provides for greater flexibility in entry and exit times.” Each administration – it is specified – also in order not to concentrate an excessive number of personnel on the tasks of verifying the green certification, it will have to widen the entry and exit ranges of the staff employed by its employees. It will therefore be possible to reach the workplaces themselves and the start of work in a wider period of time “. THE FAQ: CHECKS, WORKERS NOT VACCINATED FOR HEALTH REASONS, PENALTIES, SMART WORKINGA who is responsible for the checks – Each administration o company is autonomous in organizing checks. Employers define the operating procedures for organizing checks, including random checks, prioritizing, where possible, that such checks are carried out at the time of access to the workplace. “It is advisable to use methods of verification that do not cause delays or queues at the entrance. In public administrations, the assessment, which must take place on a daily basis, primarily in the morning slot of the working day, can be generalized or on a sample basis, provided that not less than 20% of the staff present in service and with a rotation criterion that ensures, over time, control over all employees “, explains Palazzo Chigi. In addition to the VerificationC19 app, specific functions will be made available to employers, both public and private, that allow for a daily and automated verification of the possession of certifications. checks may take place through: the integration of the QR code reading and verification system of the green certificate in the control systems for physical access, including those for detecting attendance, or temperature; for public bodies adhering to the NoiPA Platform, created by Ministry of Economy and Finance, the asynchronous interaction between the same and the national platform-DGC; for employers with more than 50 employees, both private and public who are not members of NoiPA, the asynchronous interaction between the INPS institutional portal and the national platform-DGC; for public administrations with at least 1,000 employees, even with service offices located in multiple physical locations, an application interoperability, in asynchronous mode, between the IT personnel management systems of the, and the national platform-DGC. health reasons – What happens to those who cannot receive the vaccine for health reasons? “Those who, for proven health reasons, cannot carry out the vaccine against COVID-19, must show a certificate containing the appropriate ‘QR code’ being prepared”, reads the Faq. “Pending the release of the relative application, exempt personnel – after transmission of the relative health documentation to the competent doctor of the administration to which they belong – will not be subject to any checks”. What happens if the Green pass is arriving – For those who have right to the green pass but has not yet received the certificate, “it will be possible to use the documents issued, in paper or digital format, by public and private health facilities, pharmacies, analysis laboratories, general practitioners and pediatricians free choice “. The sanctions for those who do not have the certification -” The worker, public or private, is considered unjustified absent, without the right to a salary, until the presentation of the green pass “if he goes to work without the certificate. The worker who enters the workplace without a green pass faces a fine ranging from 600 to 1,500 euros. Any disciplinary sanctions envisaged by the sector collective agreements are also applied. “In addition to the salary, any other component of the salary, even of a social security nature, having a fixed and continuous nature, accessory or indemnity, foreseen for the working day not worked, will no longer be paid to the worker without the green pass. contribute to the accrual of holidays and involve the loss of the relative length of service “, reads the Faq. The employer who does not check compliance with the rules on the green pass risks an administrative penalty ranging from 400 to 1,000 euros Smart working and public employees – No exceptions are allowed on the obligation of the Green pass for public employees and without a green certificate smart working cannot be used: in fact, it is not allowed in any way to identify the workers to be used for agile work on the basis of the lack of possession of the green pass or the impossibility of exhibiting the certification. Possession of the green certificate and its presentation are conditions that must be met when entering the workplace. The worker who declares possession of the Green pass but is unable to exhibit it must be considered unjustified absent and cannot in any way be used as an agile work method.