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Trump Administration Is Putting VA Workers at Risk, Union Claims

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Covid-19 Is Pushing 'Essential Workers' To Fight Back
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The Trump administration is requiring veterans’ hospitals and federal prison employees who’ve been exposed to the coronavirus to go to work without a 14-day quarantine, putting them at risk, a union representing the workers said.

In doing so, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Bureau of Prisons are failing to follow guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to slow the spread of the virus that’s infected almost 400,000 Americans and killed more than 12,000, the American Federation of Government Employees said in a pair of complaints on Tuesday.