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Thousands march in Rome to protest workplace vaccine rule

Telegraph, 11 Oct 2021
Thousands of demonstrators marched down Rome's famous Via Veneto and other streets on Saturday, some smashing their way into a union office and clashing with police as they protested Italy's new "Green Pass" vaccination requirement for employees to enter their offices.

The certification is mandatory beginning on Oct. 15 and applies to public and private workplaces. Both employees and employers risk fines if they don't comply. Public sector workers can be suspended if they show up five times without a Green Pass.

The pass is already required in Italy to enter museums, theaters, gyms and indoor restaurants, as well as to take long-distance trains and buses or domestic flights.

The passes show that a person has had least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, or recovered from the virus in the last six months, or has tested negative in the last 48 hours.

Read the full story here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2021/10/10/italian-far-right-mob-raids-union-battle-strict-covid-passes/

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