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Biden administration proposes rule for workplaces to address excessive heat

Joe Biden
Posted at 10:51 AM, Jul 02, 2024

President Joe Biden's administration is proposing a rule aimed at addressing excessive heat in the workplace, as tens of millions of people in the U.S. are under heat advisories due to blistering temperatures. If finalized, the measure unveiled Tuesday by the Democratic president would protect an estimated 36 million U.S. workers from injuries related to heat exposure on the job — establishing the first major federal safety standard of its kind. Those affected by excessive heat in the workplace include farmworkers, delivery and construction workers, landscapers, gardeners and workers in warehouses, factories and kitchens. Biden is getting briefed on extreme weather. Biden says, "What we're going to face this summer — it's going to be significant."

Trump says he was shot in ear at Pennsylvania rally; shooter killed

Law enforcement is investigating the incident as an assassination attempt.

Rally attendee killed, suspected shooter dead after Trump campaign rally violence, AP reports

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