LI Medical Experts, Business Leaders Praise Biden’s COVID Plan
September 10, 2021
Some medical experts and business leaders on Long Island praised President Joe Biden’s new plan to attack the COVID-19 pandemic as a necessary move to stop the delta variant that is killing hundreds across the country every day.
One labor attorney said Biden’s plan was helpful.
“Although I suspect there will be some challenges, I think many employers welcome the direction and will comply,” said Domenique Camacho Moran, labor and employment attorney at Farrell Fritz in Uniondale.
With many employers on the Island looking at their own policies regarding vaccination and testing, the White House announcement provides guidance that is very clear, she said.
“Of course, the devil is in the details, and until we see the actual regulation from OSHA, it’s hard to know, for example, who will be required to absorb the cost of testing,” Moran said. “There are many questions.”
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