New Federal COVID-19 Safety Rules Exempt Most Employers

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Labor advocates are criticizing new guidance from the bite in administration because it fails to protect the most workers from corona virus exposure there were high hopes among labor groups that most businesses would have to take steps to protect their employees from covert nineteen exposure but the labor department mentions only health care workers in its new a merchant see standard it includes virus protection plans and paid time off for those getting the vaccine or those who got sick the head of the one million plus member United food and commercial workers union says quote this is a broken promise to the millions of American workers in grocery stores and meat packing plants who have gotten sick and died on the front lines of this pandemic there are recommendations for non health care businesses but no mandates which had been expected from the new president Jackie Quinn Washington

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