Corporate liability exemption in stimulus bill a non-starter for Sanders - VT Business Magazine

Bernie Sanders doesn’t like that a bi-partisan stimulus bill relieves corporations of liability and doesn’t hand out a paltry $1200 to every American.

“Unfortunately, despite long-time Democratic opposition, this proposal provides 100% legal immunity to corporations whose irresponsibility has led to the deaths of hundreds of workers. It would continue to provide a get-out-of-jail free card to companies that put the lives of their workers and customers at risk. In fact, the Manchin-Romney proposal will, through this liability provision, encourage corporations to avoid implementing the common sense safety standards needed to protect workers and consumers - and make a bad situation worse.”



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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-12-07 14:17:09 -0500