Court upholds Houston hospital’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy — workers can refuse vaccine, but ‘will simply need to work somewhere else’

A Texas hospital system’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for employees can stand after a federal judge on Saturday dismissed a closely watched lawsuit from workers refusing to get the shot. The hospital system’s policies were not coercion against staff, Hughes said. They were a choice the hospital system made “to keep staff, patients, and their…

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Here’s what the market wants — and doesn’t want — to hear from Powell at next week’s Fed meeting

You couldn’t fault Wall Street for envisaging a bit of Hamlet in Jerome Powell at the Federal Open Market Committee’s June policy meeting this coming week:Therein lies the question that the interest rate-setting Fed committee needs to answer for financial markets next Wednesday, at the conclusion of the FOMC’s two-day gathering. Whether ’tis nobler in…

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Elizabeth Warren suggests Jeff Bezos is going to space at taxpayers’ expense: ‘He’s laughing at every person in America who actually paid taxes’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren put Jeff Bezos on blast following a bombshell ProPublica report that found billionaires including the Amazon AMZN, -0.08% founder have often legally avoided paying federal income tax by using loopholes in the system that favor the rich. When TMZ asked the Massachusetts Democrat what she thought about Bezos announcing that he will…

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