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January 15, 2021

Congress’ Final COVID Recovery Bill Sidesteps Employer Liability Reform

December 21, 2020 at 6:17 PM
Lawmakers have agreed to a short-term COVID-19 recovery package that drops both Republicans’ demand for employer liability waivers and Democrats’ proposed aid to state and local governments, teeing up a potential return to that long-running battle in the early days of President-elect Joe Biden’s term. GOP and Democratic leaders in Congress on Dec. 21 unveiled a combined coronavirus relief bill and fiscal year 2021 continuing resolution that includes $908 billion of aid, based on the framework first floated by a...

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