Because a Rewe customer does not want to show her certificate for exemption from the mask requirement, she is banned from the house.
Now she reports about an arrogant branch manager and customers with a "block attendant mentality".
For months it has been
compulsory to wear a mask
- now it is generally tightened again.
People who are freed from it feel increasingly discriminated against.
branch manager has now
Cremlingen - A customer left the
Cremlingen near Hanover
last week, completely stunned
, she now reports in a long post about a “very unpleasant experience” for her in her
- but the
has little pity for her shock.
in numerous comments
"How can you make such an unnecessary riot?", She even criticizes the majority of Facebook users.
Rewe store in Cremlingen
last week, a scene that can be seen over
and over again
now took place.
construction and supermarkets
, as well as in
and public transport, it is
mandatory to wear a mask
- especially in view of the rapidly increasing number of
, they consider
and politicians to be indispensable for further containment of the
The nerves of both the service provider and the customer are
after months of
Video: How the mask also protects against the corona virus in the cold and rain in autumn
The situation between those who
requirement and those who have to obey it
The customer also apparently
when it came to the
in the supermarket: “I am exempt from wearing an everyday
and I also have a valid certificate.
However, according to the law, I only have to show this certificate to authorized persons.
These are the
public order office
”she writes on
apparently did not want to show
the sellers or the shop
, whereupon they
her to enter the
now feels discriminated against and ventures her anger on
: “According to the Corona ordinance of the state of Lower Saxony, shop owners are only obliged to inform customers of the
to wear a mask.
This is done by a sign in the entrance area. ”And, according to the Rewe customer, this is completely sufficient.
“Unfortunately, the shopkeeper had no awareness that I would be discriminated against if I was constantly asked about the
and that he violated
when he wanted to see my certificate,” she continues.
A Rewe customer reports on Facebook about a “very unpleasant experience”.
© Screenshot / Facebook page Rewe
There is a nationwide dilemma: The owner of
apparently on his
and forbade her - without a mask - the entrance to the
writes on the homepage, in addition to an
mask, a face mask, mouth mask or even a conventional scarf are accepted
The currently applicable
is an "officially ordered local, temporary access restriction".
However, the woman was not ready to cover her mouth and nose on site.
On Facebook, she says that
not authorized to ban her from the house.
If the shopkeeper had called the police, they would have shown them her
Video: Exemption from the mask requirement - taking action in the event of false certificates
The customer now sees the right to
for discrimination, but wants to do without it.
Instead, she asks: "How can it be that business owners are still not familiar with the content of the Corona regulations, have not dealt with data protection or the anti-discrimination law?" But the current situation is also true for
supermarket service providers
or, for example,
catering industry are
not easy: high fines are payable if the
is not followed here;
and the legal situation is too opaque
as far as
- as well as forgeries - are concerned.
Calling the police every time to have a
checked is apparently out of the question for many.
Supermarket access only with a mask: Discussion about discrimination
There are no uniform regulations nationwide for retail, which is why the
discussions about house
in times of the
more than remain diffuse.
In the statements of the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency, it is said that, on a case-by-case basis, it must be carefully considered whether the
mask requirement can be
enforced or whether an exception can be made.
General Equal Treatment Act (AGG)
protects customers from being disadvantaged because of a disability
, but only those who cannot wear a mask because of a
can refer to it
in connection with the
A handicap is long-term physical, emotional or mental impairments which, in interaction with various barriers, prevent those affected from participating fully, effectively and on an equal footing in society.
If customers are unable to wear a mask because of a temporary illness or because of a chronic illness that normally does not prevent them from participating in society, they cannot invoke the AGG.
Homepage of the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency
"In the meantime every Hinz and Kunz is freed from the mask by the doctor over the phone," writes a
under the post and, like many others, criticizes
not having simply shown
Facebook users also
break a lance for the
Rewe branch manager
The “legal loophole” should be temporarily “filled” so that the
can be checked briefly: “They only do their job and you can't trust anyone anymore.
I can also say that I have an
- only because I don't feel like wearing this shitty thing, ”writes one user.
The Facebook community supports the mask requirement in the supermarket
"I also have a certificate and still wear a mask," writes another user.
By people like the customer, she feels “put in a bad light” - and also does not understand how the woman did
not want to show
data protection reasons
, but can now
such a personal post on
reports that she has often presented her certificate without being asked, because that is exactly what it is for.
The “Blockwart-Mentatlität”, which the woman has already
from some customers in the
Creminger Rewe store, also meets
her in the
The positions have to be moved in the meantime.
The customer wants an everyday life without a
and “discrimination”, while the
is largely in favor of “equal rights” for everyone and shows
employees, but also other customers.
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