- Last week, the FDA approved and the CDC recommended the updated Novavax vaccine against COVID-19. The new Novavax is formulated to combat the same recently circulating variants as the updated Modern and Pfizer vaccines, but Novavax is a non-mRNA vaccine. Novavax is a great option for community members who may not want an mRNA vaccine.
- After the New York Times Magazine revealed child labor in poultry plants on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, the Department of Labor has opened investigations into these allegations of violating child labor laws by Perdue & Tyson.
- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would amend H-2A and H-2B regulations to give workers greater flexibility in changing employers, leaving abusive jobs, and reporting violations of their rights. You can read the full proposal and submit a comment here. DHS is accepting comments on the proposed rule through November 20, 2023.
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