Cal/OSHA To Make Highly-Anticipated Decision On Masks In Workplace Thursday
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, or Cal/OSHA, is expected to meet Thursday for a highly anticipated update to rules for masks and distancing in the workplace.
The agency is expected to vote Thursday on a plan that would allow vaccinated workers to skip wearing a mask but requiring them from the unvaccinated.
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Local leaders are anxiously waiting on the decision from Cal/OSHA to move forward with workplace expectations.
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“I’m not so worried about the actual guidance,” said Orange County CEO Frank Kim. “It’s really managing any (human resources) issues that could surface.”
Governor Gavin Newsom weighed in at an event Wednesday, saying he is ready to release an Executive Order depending on what the agency decides.
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The new rules would most likely go into effect Friday, June 18, according to a government official.