New commuting papers needed

All workers in Attica, Patra, Halkida, Rethymno and other areas of the country under strict lockdown will need to have with them new documents proving their employment as of Monday, as the state intends to crack down on people going out for reasons other than work despite the measures against the pandemic.

As of February 15, all salary workers who are not on furlough or working remotely must carry the new document from the Labor Ministry's Ergani platform, even if the document they may currently have does not expire until a later date. According to government planning, all workers declared to be teleworking or on contract suspension have no right to an employment document; their names will be immediately rejected from the system as soon as they are punched into the platform.

Kathimerini understands the new form will have the actual working hours and declared overtime...

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