Bad news for students and teachers: Florida no longer requires COVID-exposed students to quarantine. NPR reports: “A day after assuming his job, Florida’s newly appointed surgeon general on Wednesday signed new protocols allowing parents to decide whether their children should quarantine or stay in school if they are asymptomatic after being exposed to someone who has…

United Airlines has emerged as the clear leader in airline employee vaccinations. WLFI.com reports: “With just five days until United Airlines will start putting unvaccinated US employees on leave, the company says 97% of workers have complied with its mandate. ‘United will start the separation process as early as September 28,’ confirmed spokesperson Leslie Scott,…

Disney workers are fed up with homelessness and food insecurity due to low pay by their mega-gazillion dollar employer. The San Francisco Gate reports: “We feel like there’s always somebody else that will fill our spot,” Disneyland cast member Gabriel Sarracino told SFGATE, “and we’re just there.” Sarracino has worked at the Disneyland Hotel for 15…

Extreme heat kills tens of workers each year. And the Biden administration is pledging to tackle the problem. NPR reports: “The Biden administration is pushing for new worker protections after record-setting temperatures across the country left dozens of workers injured and dead this summer. The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Monday that it…

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