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Pelosi Rejects Call For COVID-19 Liability Protection But Seeks OSHA Standards

May 12, 2020 at 5:37 PM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is rejecting calls by Republicans and the business community to give employers liability protection from suits stemming from harmful workplace exposures to COVID-19 while renewing efforts to enact new OSHA requirements, which she says will provide liability protection if employers comply. “Safety in the workplace is a very big issue in our country long before coronavirus,” she said May 11 on MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes . “And so, if the employer takes...

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