NATL. - Dollar General Won't Mandate Vaccines for Workers, but Will Pay Incentives
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Dollar General Corp. announced it will pay its frontline workers if they get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The discount retail chain, which has more than 16,000 stores in 45 states, said it will offer most employees four hours of pay once they take the vaccine, according to a Reuters news report and a company news release.
The stores, which offer ...
NJ - Senate Approves Expanded Parking Lot Coverage Bill
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The New Jersey Senate has approved a bill that would classify most parking areas as part of the workplace, and injuries there would be covered by workers' comp.
The Senate voted 22-10 this week in favor of Senate Bill 771, sponsored by Senate Majority Whip Nicholas Scutari, D-Linden.
The bill notes that employment begins “if an employer...