Coronavirus News

The latest news about the Coronavirus and its effect on the electrical industry.


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Supreme Court Stops Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers

Jan. 14, 2022
Although court reestablishes stay on OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard, enforcement of health care worker vaccine mandate will be allowed.
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ABC: State Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 49 States from 2020

Nov. 19, 2021
The industry is one of the bright spots in the economy.
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OSHA Suspends Enforcement of COVID-19 ETS

Nov. 18, 2021
Fate of vaccine mandate uncertain amid legal challenges
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Federal Appeals Court Halts Biden Administration’s Vaccine Mandate

Nov. 15, 2021
OSHA’s emergency temporary standard enforcing mandatory COVID vaccinations/testing on employers with 100 or more employees is blocked.
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ASSP Forms Policy Statements on Heat Stress and Pandemic

Nov. 5, 2021
It aims to inform government officials and key stakeholders in improving the regulatory approach to workplace safety and health.
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New Vaccine Mandates to Affect Millions of Contractors

Sept. 10, 2021
Recent executive order extends to employees of contractors that do business with the federal government
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Air Force Installs UV Lights to Battle COVID-19

Sept. 7, 2021
At the Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas, the 189th Airlift Wing installed about 175 222-nm ultraviolet lights throughout the campus.
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EC&M On Air Podcast — Contactless Office Trends with Powering Chicago

Aug. 18, 2021
In Episode 7, Editor-in-Chief Ellen Parson discusses the growing trend toward contactless offices with two executives from Powering Chicago and the role electricians and contractors...
Brandywine Realty Trust and Drexel University
Drexel University and the Brandywine Realty Trust just broke ground on the $287-million, mixed-use West Tower that will be part of the $3.5-billion Schuylkill Yards development planned for the University City neighborhood of downtown Philadelphia.

Tracking More Trophy Jobs

Aug. 6, 2021
Downtown redevelopment and the construction of student housing and hospitals stand out in an otherwise soft 2021 construction market.