California workplace regulators are considering ending mask rules if every employee in a room has been fully vaccinated against the coronavirusBy DON THOMPSON Associated PressJune 3, 2021, 1:19 PM• 4 min readSACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is set to fully reopen in less than two weeks and do away with virtually all mask and social distancing requirements for vaccinated people, but those who regulate workplaces in the state aren’t ready to go that far and that has business groups upset.The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board meets Thursday and will consider new workplace rules that would only allow workers to go maskless if everyone in a room is fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. The rules could remain in place into early next year even though coronavirus cases have fallen dramatically after a severe winter spike and as more people are vaccinated.Recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance says that fully vaccinated people can now skip face coverings and distancing in nearly all situations, and the state is set to follow that recommendation starting June 15.But the state safety board’s staff says conditions are different among workers, leading to their proposed rule that even vaccinated employees remain masked unless


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