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April 18, 2021

Republicans Seek Vaccine Focus At COVID-19 Worker-Safety Hearing

March 5, 2021 at 6:49 PM
Republicans on a House appropriations panel used a recent hearing on worker-safety issues in meat and poultry plants to call for an increased focus on vaccinating workers in the sector against COVID-19 as a better strategy than a strict OSHA standard, signaling how conservatives could seek to counter the agency’s imminent rule. During a March 2 hearing hosted by the appropriations committee’s panel on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, GOP members said the...

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