Grocery Stores Cut Hours, Services as Omicron Infects Workers

Some supermarkets tap corporate employees, use temporary employment agencies to keep stores open THE WALL STREET JOURNAL // JAN. 13, 2022 Some U.S. supermarkets are reducing hours and cutting services as Covid-19’s Omicron variant infects cashiers, baggers and stockers, deepening grocery chains’ staffing challenges. Across the country, supermarket workers are calling out sick after contracting…

Supreme Court Blocks Biden Vaccine Rules for Large Employers

Justices allow Covid-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers whose facilities participate in Medicare and Medicaid THE WALL STREET JOURNAL // JAN. 14, 2022 The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration’s Covid-19 vaccine-or-testing rules for large private employers, upending the government’s most aggressive effort to combat the pandemic via the workplace. The high court,…