September 27, 2021
California Advances Worker-Safety Bills, Weakens Wildfire Smoke Measure
California lawmakers are advancing several worker-safety bills supported by labor unions and opposed by employer groups ahead of a Sept. 10 deadline to pass legislation, including measures aimed at protecting warehouse employees and speeding new safety rules by exempting them from mandatory cost-impact analyses. But key provisions of the bills remain in flux as the Sept. 10 target nears, including a closely watched wildfire measure that state senators recently rewrote to remove provisions that would have authorized a California OSHA...
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