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June 17, 2021

Senate GOP Urges OSHA Nominee To Drop Plans For COVID-19 ETS

May 27, 2021 at 5:36 PM
Republicans on the Senate labor committee are calling on Doug Parker, President Joe Biden’s nominee as the next OSHA chief, to withdraw the agency’s planned COVID-19 standard (ETS), telling Parker during his May 27 confirmation hearing that vaccinations have eliminated the need for a pandemic worker safety rule. Democrats generally focused their attention on the other two nominees at the hearing -- Taryn Mackenzie Williams, nominated as assistant secretary of labor for disability employment policy, and Rajesh Nayak, nominated as...

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