Ithaca, NY — Many workers who became ill during the early part of COVID-19 pandemic couldn’t take time off and more than half were unaware that federally funded emergency paid sick leave was available, according to the results of a recent study.
Morgantown, WV — Workers struggling with isolation and other issues amid the COVID-19 pandemic can harness their “psychological capital” to create adaptive coping strategies to help manage stress, results of a recent study suggest.
Washington — OSHA is developing an emergency rule that will require employers with at least 100 workers to “ensure their workforces are fully vaccinated or show a negative test at least once a week,” President Joe Biden announced Sept. 9.
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is extending its temporary hours-of-service exemptions and other regulatory relief for commercial truck drivers transporting items intended to assist with COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts.
Itasca, IL — The National Safety Council is urging all employers to implement a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for their workers and unveiled a guide outlining four levels of requirement for various workplace risk profiles.
Washington — In response to new data and updated recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, OSHA has updated its COVID-19 guidance in an effort to help employers protect at-risk or unvaccinated workers.