Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers for grilling ex-Epstein employee who testified about underage girls

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (Reuters) – Ghislaine Maxwell’s defense attorneys were expected on Friday to challenge the account of a former Jeffrey Epstein employee who testified that he drove two girls he thought appeared to be minors to the deceased financier’s Palm Beach property. Juan Alessi, who worked full-time for Epstein from 1991 to 2002, … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers for grilling ex-Epstein employee who testified about underage girls

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (Reuters) – Ghislaine Maxwell’s defense attorneys were expected on Friday to challenge the account of a former Jeffrey Epstein employee who testified that he drove two girls he thought appeared to be minors to the deceased financier’s Palm Beach property. Juan Alessi, who worked full-time for Epstein from 1991 to 2002, … Read more

To combat Omicron, Biden to add travel rules, do COVID testing at home for free

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden will lay out his strategy to combat the Omicron and Delta COVID-19 variants over the winter on Thursday, including free and insurance-funded home testing and new requirements for international travelers. The U.S. government will require private health insurance companies to reimburse their 150 million customers for 100% … Read more

To combat Omicron, Biden to add travel rules, do COVID testing at home for free

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden will lay out his strategy to combat the Omicron and Delta COVID-19 variants over the winter on Thursday, including free and insurance-funded home testing and new requirements for international travelers. The U.S. government will require private health insurance companies to reimburse their 150 million customers for 100% … Read more

Bristol Myers is sued for denying religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (Reuters) – Bristol Myers Squibb Co (BMY.N) was sued on Wednesday by four employees who said the drug manufacturer refused to give them religious exemptions from their COVID-19 vaccination requirements and threatened to fire them on December 6 to remain unvaccinated. The plaintiffs in the proposed class action lawsuit filed in … Read more

Courts block two Biden administration COVID vaccine mandates

November 30 (Reuters) – The Biden administration was on Tuesday blocked from enforcing two mandates requiring millions of U.S. workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, an important part of its strategy to control the spread of coronavirus. U.S. District Judge Terry Doughty of Monroe, Louisiana, temporarily blocked the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) … Read more

Courts block two Biden administration COVID vaccine mandates

November 30 (Reuters) – The Biden administration was on Tuesday blocked from enforcing two mandates requiring millions of U.S. workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, an important part of its strategy to control the spread of coronavirus. U.S. District Judge Terry Doughty of Monroe, Louisiana, temporarily blocked the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) … Read more

New York accuses Amazon of stepping back over worker safety, seeks surveillance

Amazon crates to be stacked for delivery in New York City’s Manhattan, January 29, 2016. REUTERS / Mike Segar Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (Reuters) – New York State’s Attorney General on Tuesday asked a state judge to appoint a monitor to monitor worker safety … Read more

Google failed to abide by the promise of “do not be mean” in firing engineers – lawsuit

The logo of Google LLC can be seen in the Google Store Chelsea in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, November 17, 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29 (Reuters) – A group of former Google employees sued the unit Alphabet … Read more

Judge blocks US COVID-19 vaccine rules for health workers in 10 states

November 29 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday in 10 states blocked a vaccine claim for the Biden administration and found that the agency that issued the rule that health professionals were vaccinated against coronavirus was likely to exceed its authority. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Matthew Schelp in St. Louis prevents the … Read more