Jean Terlon, vice-president of UMIH-restauration, the catering branch of the Union des métiers et des industries de l’hôtellerie considers that the vaccination pass “is A storm in a glass of water”.
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“The identity check will not be applied because, one, it is not mandatory, and secondly we are not trained to judge the validity of this pass” but also “because we don’t have time and we already have enough problems in catering today”, reacted on franceinfo Jean Terlon, vice-president of the UMIH-restauration, the catering branch of the Union des métiers et des industries de l’hôtellerie the day after the final adoption on Sunday evening of the bill on the vaccination pass. He therefore considers that the vaccination pass “is a storm in a teacup”.
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the “the only time when we can express a doubt“, it is so “you are a man and there is a female name written” in the past, but “it’s a facial check, it’s impossible to apply at home” and which risks leading “sterile discussions, even conflicts at the entrance to restaurants”.
“The problem is that the health pass has been falsifiable from the start. It’s exactly the same problem as the Vitale card. There is a deputy who explained to the ministers that it was a bad choice to have put a health pass without photo, so today we are being asked, professionals, to rectify this problem”, he laments.
While negative screenings will no longer allow you to have a pass to be able to work in contact with the public, he thinks that it can be “an additional problem” recruitment difficulties in the sector which has “already lost so many” staff, but the loss will be limited because “the majority of staff who work in catering are already very involved in this pass”.