Biden Administration Launches Measures to Protect Workers from Extreme Heat

The administration of United States President Joe Biden has launched on Sept. 20 new initiatives to protect workers from extreme heat linked to climate change. Biden announced “an all-of-government effort” to provide safe and healthy working conditions to protect workers …

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Taliban Tells Female Government Workers to Stay Home in Latest Rule

The new Taliban-appointed mayor of Afghan capital Kabul has told most of the city government’s female employees to stay home in the latest ruling. The Taliban “found it necessary to stop women from working for a while,” Mayor Hamdullah Namony …

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U.S. President Joe Biden Orders New COVID-19 Vaccination Rules for Federal Employees

United States President Joe Biden announced new COVID-19 requirements for federal employees on July 29 to boost vaccination rates. Biden directed all federal employees and on-site contractors to “attest” if they have received the COVID-19 vaccine, otherwise, they must submit …

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California, NYC to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine for Government Employees

California and New York City (NYC) announced on July 26 that they will require all government employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or face weekly tests for the virus. California Governor Gavin Newsom said that the new policy will take …

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