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Labor Attacks Cal/OSHA Plan To Remove ‘Exclusion Pay’ From COVID Rule

July 14, 2022 at 5:17 PM
Labor union representatives are attacking California OSHA’s (Cal/OSHA) proposal to remove “exclusion pay” requirements from its proposed long-term COVID-19 worker-safety regulation, saying that if the state drops its existing requirement to pay infected workers for time away from their duties many will come to work sick and further spread the virus. “This would cause all sorts of problems -- probably the biggest is that workers would not tell their employers” when they have COVID-19, says one labor representative closely following...

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