From November 1st, the 3-G rule will also come into force in the workplace. The 3-G certificate is then mandatory for everyone who comes into contact with others at work: for example in the office or canteen.
Those who have not been vaccinated against Corona, have recovered in the past six months or have recently tested negative, can no longer do their job. At least not at workplaces with colleagues in the office or in the company. So the plan of the government and the opposition party SPÖ.
Lidl has been using the 3-G rule for a long time
The food company Lidl has been using the 3-G rule for a long time. Corporate communications manager Simon Lindenthaler said: “We don’t yet know exactly what is in the requirement. It is, however, the case that we have implemented the 3G rule in almost all areas. At the same time, there are still a large number of employees working from home. Compliance with the 3-G rule is currently the responsibility of managers and employees themselves. “
Hagleitner adjusts to additional work
The hygiene group Hagleitner, based in Zell am See (Pinzgau), is preparing for additional work for the company, says its press spokesman Bernhard Peßenteiner: “The 3-G rule already applies to us. Specifically, for example, in meetings of four or more people. Whoever invites to the meeting controls. That means Hagleitner is ready for this regulation. The exact content then depends on whether extra personnel are needed for the control. “
Not an issue for around half of the 3-G companies
According to an online survey by the job portal karriere.at, however, a 3-G certificate in the workplace is currently not an issue for almost half of the companies. The managing director of kaierre.at Georg Konjovic said: “Most employers don’t even know the vaccination status of their workforce. There is no really structured query there. ”But that will probably change when the 3-G rule comes into force in the workplace.
AK demands nationwide test offer
The President of the Salzburg Chamber of Labor, Peter Eder, welcomes the measures taken to protect employees. But he calls for a comprehensive test offer and this seven days a week. According to Eder, this would still be missing in Salzburg at the moment. The Ministry of Health is currently working on the new regulation and will present it in the coming days.