Referred to as B.1.1.7, this strain of the coronavirus was identified in the United Kingdom before it was detected in the United States. As of this writing, B.1.1.7 cases have been confirmed in California, Florida, New York, Georgia, Colorado, Connecticut, Texas and Pennsylvania.
The standard went into effect Nov. 30, 2020, and is set to expire on Oct. 2, 2021.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urged all Americans to avoid gathering and traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday, and these views will likely apply to future holiday celebrations.
COVID-19 trucking exemptions were originally issued on March 13, 2020, but have been repeatedly expanded to remain in force throughout the current pandemic. This latest extension is set to expire on Feb. 28, 2021 or until the national state of emergency ends, whichever comes sooner.
The standard protects California workers who are not covered by the state’s aerosol transmissible disease standards (Section 5199) from exposure to COVID-19. The standard went into effect Nov. 30, 2020, and is set to expire on Oct. 2, 2021.
Now, nearly 40% of employees have transitioned to remote working arrangements, according to a survey from Boston Consulting Group. This signals the new workplace reality: Remote work is here to stay.