April 4, 2020
Senate Coronavirus Bill Funds PPE But Lacks OSHA Health Worker Rule
The Senate’s massive $2 trillion emergency bill to address fallout from the coronavirus pandemic provides billions of dollars to increase supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers, but does not mandate an OSHA emergency standard for the workers that House Democrats are seeking. The move is prompting significant criticism from labor advocates and their congressional supporters. “Final text of the Senate #stimulusbill isn't done yet, but from the latest draft, this much is clear: Mitch McConnell & @SenateGOP...
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