With California set to reopen its economy fully on June 15, wearing a mask will become optional in many public settings. After weeks of discussions, officials on Wednesday offered the clearest outline yet of what is to come. WorkplacesOn Wednesday night, members of a California workplace safety board suggested they will move to allow fully vaccinated employees to stop wearing masks while on the job, putting proposed health rules in agreement with recommendations issued by federal and state health officials. Those rules allow people who are fully vaccinated to not wear masks, with some exceptions, such as on public transit. Labor concernsThe workplace rules Cal/OSHA is considering have been praised by business groups, but some labor organizations have concerns.
Source: Los Angeles Times June 10, 2021 15:17 UTC