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January 15, 2021

Hill Moderates’ COVID Plan Splits Employer Liability Waivers, Funding

December 14, 2020 at 6:10 PM
A bipartisan group of senators that has been seeking to negotiate a compromise COVID-19 relief bill has failed to find common ground on combining funding provisions with employer liability relief and OSHA enforcement, and has split the workplace issues into a separate measure that employee safety advocates strongly oppose. At press time, the legislators had not released their promised bills, which would devote about $908 billion to stimulus, unemployment aid, vaccine distribution and state and local governments, among other measures...

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