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Federal Covid Workplace Safety Rules Finally Here. But Only For Health Care Workers

7 days ago   |   By NPR

The Biden Administration has issued an emergency rule that requires health care employers to take steps to protect their workers from Covid-19. For all other industries, there is updated guidance. (Image credit: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images)
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New Covid workplace safety rules snag health care, spare other industries

New Covid workplace safety rules snag health care, spare other industries

7 days ago   |   By Politico

Health care employers will be required to provide masks, physical barriers, social distancing and proper ventilation to ensure their employees are protected from Covid-19 under emergency workplace rules released by the Labor Department on Thursday.
The new mandatory coronavirus safety rules will only apply to health care settings, which DOL estimates will cover 10.3 million workers, while all other businesses will have to follow optional safety guidelines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for their workforces. That's a much narrower rule than unions wanted and...
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Pyongyang must be ready for ‘both dialogue & confrontation' with US, N...

Pyongyang must be ready for ‘both dialogue & confrontation' with US, N. Korea's Kim says

North Korea needs to be ready for both dialogue and confrontation with Washington, the country's leader, Kim Jong-un, said in his first direct statement on policy towards the... Read more ...

US Open cut line 2021: Projected cut, rules, updates for Friday's leaderboard

US Open cut line 2021: Projected cut, rules, updates for Friday's leaderboard

Who will miss the cut at the U.S. Open in 2021? Check out the live leaderboard and cut line after Round 2 on Friday at Torrey Pines. Read more ...

1 dead, 3 hurt from quadruple shooting in Durham

1 dead, 3 hurt from quadruple shooting in Durham

Four people were shot in the 1600 block of Holloway Street in Durham Thursday night, Durham police say. Read more ...

Nets-Bucks Game 7 will be Brooklyn's biggest game in 65 years

Nets-Bucks Game 7 will be Brooklyn's biggest game in 65 years

Well, there's no need to be coy about this: Game 7 of this Eastern Conference semifinal between the Nets and the Bucks will be the biggest sporting event conducted in Brooklyn... Read more ...

Bucks bounce back to beat Nets 104-89 and force Game 7

Bucks bounce back to beat Nets 104-89 and force Game 7

MILWAUKEE - Khris Middleton scored 38 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 30 and the Milwaukee Bucks never trailed in a 104-89 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night... Read more ...

Kevin Durant deserves a pass this time - but not in Game 7

Kevin Durant deserves a pass this time - but not in Game 7

The Nets' Kevin Durant deserves a pass for Game 6, no questions asked. He doesn't get one in Game 7 versus the Bucks. Read more ...

Slow poke: Hendricks wins 7th start in row, Cubs blank Mets

Slow poke: Hendricks wins 7th start in row, Cubs blank Mets

NEW YORK - Kyle Hendricks is showing velocity isn't everything. Read more ...

Phil Mickelson falls behind and gets annoyed in US Open first round

Phil Mickelson falls behind and gets annoyed in US Open first round

Phil Mickelson, fresh off his PGA Championship victory, struggled in Thursday's first round of the U.S. Open, shooting a 4-over-par 75. Read more ...

Hendricks wins 7th straight start, Cubs beat Mets 2-0

Hendricks wins 7th straight start, Cubs beat Mets 2-0

NEW YORK - Kyle Hendricks flummoxed the Mets for six innings to win his career-best seventh straight start, Javier Báez hit a two-run homer in the first off Marcus Stroman and... Read more ...

Morton takes no-hitter into 7th, Braves beat Cardinals 4-0

Morton takes no-hitter into 7th, Braves beat Cardinals 4-0

ATLANTA - Charlie Morton didn't allow a hit until the seventh inning and took a shutout into the eighth, lifting the Atlanta Braves over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Thursday... Read more ...