Verification of the health pass in a restaurant in Ile Rousse, in the north of Corsica, July 23, 2021

Easing in sight for the telework. “It was an important tool before the summer to limit the spread of the virus”, explains Elisabeth Borne on BFMTV-RMC, but the Minister of Labor now wishes to “give back control” to companies.

“My teams exchanged last week with the employers’ and union organizations who all want us to give back the hand to companies to fix the rules, that we no longer have a number of days minimal (remote), ”she explains.

“This is what we are going to do”, continues the minister. “It is now up to the management of the company in discussion with the representatives of the employees to define the rules regarding telework. This is what the new protocol will say which will be released tomorrow night. “

The executive does not foresee a new extension of the health pass, affirms Elisabeth Borne on BFMTV-RMC. This Monday, “the health pass becomes compulsory for employees of establishments where it has been requested from customers for several weeks”, summarizes the Minister of Labor.

The sectors still affected by the health crisis are received this Monday in Bercy while emergency aid ends Tuesday, to the chagrin of many professionals who are demanding their extension.

A first meeting with, in particular, representatives of trade, tourism and events will begin at 9:30 am in the presence of the Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, who had promised entrepreneurs have a review clause at the end of August.

Faced with the good shape of the French economy, he whistled the end of “whatever it takes” last week, while promising to continue “to support those who need it. “.

Bruno Le Maire will be accompanied by his counterparts from Labor Elisabeth Borne (who will be invited by Jean Jacques Bourdin at 8:30 am on BFMTV), SMEs Alain Griset and Tourism Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne.

The pressure on the hospital due to the Covid-19 epidemic has stopped increasing, with indicators that have stabilized for several days, except in the West Indies, according to figures released this Sunday by Public Health France. The number of hospitalized patients, at 11,092, has remained between 11,000 and 11,200 for six days.

The intensive care units, which welcome patients with the most severe forms of Covid-19, treat 2,276 patients. It has been six consecutive days now that this number has fluctuated between 2200 and 2300, after an increase between the end of July and mid-August corresponding to the “fourth wave” of the epidemic in France .

This stabilization masks contrasting developments according to the territories. Hospitalizations are more or less stable in Ile-de-France or Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur, decrease slightly in other regions of the metropolis such as Brittany or Burgundy -Franche-Comtà ©, but increasing in the highly affected overseas regions of Martinique and Guadeloupe.

Over the past seven days, there have been 5,321 total hospitalizations, while by mid-August there were more than 9,000 per week.

Gabriel Attal promised Sunday “a week of flexibility, teaching, breaking in, tolerance” for employees concerned by the extension of the health pass. But “there will obviously be sanctions afterwards,” warned the government spokesman.

TO?? from September 30, underage employees, including apprentices, will also have to be up to date. The pass is validated by a complete vaccination schedule, a negative test dating back less than 72 hours or a certificate of recovery from Covid-19.

Hello everyone and welcome to this new live on the evolution of the Covid-19 epidemic. The introduction of the health pass marks a new stage on Monday: it becomes compulsory at work for employees in contact with the public in restaurants, cinemas, museums or even mainline trains, wherever it was already required for customers. That is some 1.8 million people.

Until November 15, employers will have to verify the validity of their staff’s pass. This obligation also concerns volunteers working in all “places, establishments, services or events” listed by the Ministry of Labor, in particular bars, theaters, inter-regional coaches or planes, amusement parks, zoos, fairs and some shopping centers.

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