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Ticker: New COVID-19 rules exempt most employers; Alzheimer drug could be a budget buster, study; Ex-UAW leader gets 28-month sentence

1 day ago   |   By Boston Herald

The Biden administration exempted most employers from long-awaited rules for protecting workers from the coronavirus.
The Labor Department included only health care workers in its new emergency temporary standard published on Thursday.
The rules require those employers to draw up a virus protection plan, and tighten requirements for recording and reporting COVID-19 cases among workers.
Rather than issue mandatory rules for other workplaces, the administration released new nonbinding guidance. Most workplaces where people are fully vaccinated no longer need to provide any protection from...
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