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Health pass: restaurateurs refuse to bear the severance pay of refractory employees

2021-07-21T13:38:34.775Z

Four employers' organizations criticize the provision of the bill debated in the National Assembly. Hotel and restaurant professionals " refuse to bear the cost of dismissing employees who will not be in possession of a valid health pass ", they announced on Wednesday, deeming " unacceptable " this provision of the current bill. examination in Parliament. Read also: In Bordeaux, a cluster that shows that the health pass is not infallible If the owners of cafes, hotels, bars, restaurants, " are



Hotel and restaurant professionals "

refuse to bear the cost of dismissing employees who will not be in possession of a valid health pass

", they announced on Wednesday, deeming "

unacceptable

" this provision of the current bill. examination in Parliament.

Read also: In Bordeaux, a cluster that shows that the health pass is not infallible

If the owners of cafes, hotels, bars, restaurants, "

are not opposed to the health pass in order to avoid the closure of their establishments

", it is "

not under any conditions

", affirm in a joint statement the four employers' organizations in the sector: the main one, the Umih, the GNI (independent), the SNRCT (thematic and commercial catering) and the GNC (hotel chains, whose establishments are subject to the pass for their catering areas). These castigate the provision of the bill debated in the National Assembly which plans to require professionals to "

ensure that their employees are in possession of a valid health pass

" and, that"

Failing to present such proof

", These employees"

are not authorized to work and they can, if the situation lasts more than two months, be the subject of a dismissal for a reason that the text qualifies as

"

specific

".

In a sector weakened by months of closure and faced with a "

very strong labor shortage

", say professionals, it is "

unacceptable

" to be "

forced to pay severance pay on occasion. such ruptures

”.

"

The solution for us is that employees recalcitrant to vaccination continue to wear the mask and apply barrier gestures

," Didier Chenet, president of the GNI, told AFP.

If there was no other solution, the State will have to bear the costs of redundancies.

But we don't want to lay off

”.

"Dismissal for personal reasons"

Such a dismissal "

must be qualified by a reason which frees the company from costs

" because it "

will not be at the initiative of the employer, that one forces to separate from the employee

", underlines for his part Roland Héguy , president of Umih, to AFP. According to the Minister of Labor Élisabeth Borne on Tuesday, it will be a "

dismissal for personal reasons

", with "

all the guarantees of the procedure provided in this case

", accompanied by "

severance pay for the employee

". "

It is a real and serious cause that you cannot finally do your job, since you cannot stay at your workplace,

" she said.

Source: lefigaro

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