In a blog post in January, U.S. Secretary of Labor Mary Walsh shared news of a report that was sent to Congress that highlights the Employee Benefits Security Administration’s commitment to ensuring access to treatment for mental health conditions or substance abuse disorders.
On Jan. 13, the Supreme Court of the United States blocked a mandate from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration that would have required all employers with 100 or more employees to require those employees to either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to be tested weekly and wear masks at work.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced on Nov. 4 an Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing. Two days later – after multiple lawsuits were filed – the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals put the new rule on hold until the court system decides its legality.
Learn about the delta variant of COVID-19 through 13 questions and answers about what makes it different from previous COVID strains and more.
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Much information and a wealth of resources surrounding COVID-19 vaccinations are now available. Check out some of them here.
Click above to read answers to frequently asked questions about the vaccine and to find out where vaccinations are available.
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the SSMRC is teaming up with Domain Wellness Partners to provide information, tips and guidance to help members stay strong mentally and live more satisfying and fulfilling lives.
From time to time in our union, issues involving drugs and the workplace come up. These issues affect our members, our contractors, and the end users – everyone that depends on our support within our Council.
Lack of sleep impairs concentration, productivity, and the immune system, and can lead to high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and mental health issues.
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