Republicans furious with Yellen for failing to testify on COVID relief: ‘Continued violation of federal law’

Irina Baranova

Rep. David Kustoff, R-Tenn., calls out Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for supporting big spending and creating ‘tremendous inflationary pressures.’ EXCLUSIVE: Republicans in Congress are accusing Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen of violating the law by failing to testify before congressional committees on coronavirus relief programs for businesses. Ranking Member Rand Paul, […]

Labor Law: COVID workplace regulations rescinded and replaced with flexible guidance for employers | Local Business News

Irina Baranova

By KAREN MICHAEL Special correspondent Virginia’s Safety and Health Codes Board repealed the permanent COVID-19 standards effective March 23 that, along with the previous temporary ones, impacted Virginia workplaces since July 2020. On his first day in office, Gov. Glenn Youngkin recognized the undue burden the standards placed on business […]

Covid has strained couples, families

Irina Baranova

A couple wearing face masks cry for a Covid-19 victim in Argentina. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images The Covid-19 pandemic has taken an immense emotional toll on humankind, with people around the world dealing with the tragic loss of loved ones and heightened everyday pressures that have come […]

New CA labor laws for 2022 on warehouse, wage theft, COVID

Irina Baranova

A first-in-the-nation law to regulate quotas in warehouses. A ban on nondisclosure agreements in workplace harassment and discrimination lawsuits. An easier pathway to becoming barbers and hairstylists. California workers and businesses will have those laws and more to abide by as the new year rolls around. Last year was “kind […]