RI - Cleaning Contractor Charged With Underreporting Payroll
The owner of a cleaning company has been charged with failing to maintain workers’ compensation coverage and with underreporting payroll by more than $300,000, the Rhode Island attorney general said Thursday.
Marcello Pompa, 37, of Saugus, Massachusetts, also underpaid 16 workers between 2017 and 2019, when the cleaning service went out of b...
NATL. - Homemade Cloth Masks Effective Against Droplet Transmission, Study Shows
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Homemade, two-layer cotton face coverings can provide effective protection against spewing droplets into the air, even better than some commercially available fiber face masks, says a new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University.
The study, published in the Physics of Fluids journal, also found that without any type of mask, drople...
AZ - Report: Police, Firefighters Partner in Push for COVID Presumption
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Arizona police and firefighter unions are pressing Gov. Doug Ducey to issue an executive order declaring that COVID-19 is a compensable condition for their members, according to a report by talk news radio station KTAR.
Joe Clure, executive director for the Arizona Police Association, told the radio station on Tuesday that, “Our biggest chal...