On the one side, the right to remuneration; on the other side, the safeguard of “collective health”. This is the main cause for discussion – not only at an institutional level – concerning the principles provided under art. 32 of the Italian Constitution. Eventually, the intention of the Government to safeguard the need for “public health” prevailed, by introducing different provisions regarding the use of the Green pass.

Law Decree no. 127/2021 was published in the Official Gazette on 21 September, introducing new urgent measures to ensure the safe performance of working activities in the private and public sector, by extending the scope of the COVID-19 green pass obligation. The following articles provide an analysis of the measures concerning the private sector.

Overview - A look at the legislation

By Paolo Vecchiotti - Principal of Leoni & Partners

In the period between 15 October 2021 and 31 December 2021, which is currently the last day of the COVID-19 state of emergency, all workers in the private sector are required to have and show, upon request, the so-called green pass in order to access the workplace. This provision also applies to all people [...]

 

Expert's opinion - The decisions do not breach the Constitution

By Eugenio Leoni - Partner Leoni & Partners

On the one side, the right to work and to receive a remuneration, established under the Italian Constitution; on the other side, the safeguard of “collective health”, which is provided under the Constitution, too.  This is the main cause for discussion – not only at an institutional level – concerning the principles [...]

 

Focus on - Green pass for domestic labour employers

By Giovanni Natale - Manager Leoni & Partners

As originally mentioned during the press conference anticipating the provisions introducing the green pass obligation starting from 15/10/2021 and as confirmed in the FAQ of the Minister published on the institutional website, domestic labour is also subject to the provisions of Law Decree no. 127/2021 [...]