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PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Oct. 20

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Oct 20 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- General Electric Co will require all U.S. based workers to be vaccinated against Covid-19, citing requirements that federal contractors and their employees be vaccinated, according to a G.E. spokeswoman. (https://nyti.ms/3aWzr9X)

- Credit Suisse Group AG will pay up to $475 million in fines to authorities in U.S. and UK to resolve criminal charges stemming from a foreign bribery investigation over $2 billion in deals that were meant to raise money for tuna fishing in Mozambique. (https://nyti.ms/3AS1TV3)

- JPay, a financial services contractor serving prisons, will pay $6 million in fines and restitution to settle claims brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that it took advantage of former prisoners by forcing them to pay fees to access their own money. (https://nyti.ms/3BZsSPO)

- The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said it was taking steps that could strip states of Arizona, South Carolina and Utah of their authority to regulate workplace safety, citing shortcomings in policies on coronavirus protection. (https://nyti.ms/3E048r1) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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