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Court halts COVID mandate

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals put a temporary halt to OSHA’s emergency temporary standard on COVID-19 vaccination, weekly testing and employee masking by granting an emergency motion.

RPM Wood Finishes Group plans new North Carolina facility

HICKORY, North Carolina -- RPM Wood Finishes Group expects to invest nearly $20 million on a new facility in the Greensboro, North Carolina, area, according to local news reports. The company said that 50 jobs could be created, reported the Rhino Times newspaper. The company is seeking $177,227 in financial incentives from Guilford County to help fund its expansion, and the Guilford County Board of Commissioners is expected to vote to approve the incentives at the board’s Thursday, Nov. 18 meeting, according to the report.