July 6, 2020
Democrats, Public Citizen Oppose GOP Bid For COVID Liability Waivers
Democrats and pro-regulatory group Public Citizen are opposing Republicans’ push to waive liability for employers whose workers contract COVID-19 on the job, signaling what could be an intense political battle ahead as the Senate GOP has said the waivers will be a top priority for any future COVID-19 relief bill. The non-profit Public Citizen on June 11 unveiled a report opposing the waivers, “Corporate Accountability: The Next Coronavirus Casualty?” where it argues that employers who have already refused to “provide...
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