What new worker challenges does the Omicron variant present?
While employers have made great strides in offering worker protections against the dangers of  COVID since March of 2020, some grocery employees say the rapid spread of the Omicron strain is shaping up to be the same kind of mess they’ve seen before.

Grocer staff in California told the Los Angeles Times that the emergence of the Omicron variant has not prompted employers to provide better or more protections for store workers. Staff shared anecdotes of abusive customers, the lack of new specific guidance for addressing the new variant and the failure of stores to provide updated instructions on how to handle infected fellow associates...
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RSK: Nothing here other than the Omicron variant is faster spreading but less severe...especially if you have been vaccinated and had a booster and no major underlying health concerns. I still say, if you are fully vaxed and no underlying health conditions get back to the office. If you are worried wear a mask, which helps a little. Others can stay home and WFH if possible. We will reach herd immunity sooner than people think....and above all, start living a healthy life style!...



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