California's Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) has withdrawn pending revisions to Cal/OSHA's emergency temporary standards for COVID-19 and plans to reconsider in light of updated guidance from the CDC.
OSHA is now advising employers to refer to last week's Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidance that fully vaccinated individuals may stop wearing masks or maintaining physical distance in most settings.
At the recent virtual public hearing on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on civil rights in the workplace, the EEOC heard testimony from a variety of experts who emphasized the unequal nature of the pandemic's impacts and called on the agency to provide guidance on vaccine policies and other issues.
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