Amid Pandemic, EPA Nears Contract Deal With Union Expanding Telework

May 21, 2020
EPA and one of its major unions have reached a tentative agreement after months of negotiations on a new partial contract that will give employees who work five days a week the option of an additional telework day, expanding the amount of allowed telework beyond a unilateral contract the agency imposed on those union members last summer. Many EPA employees have turned to telework during the COVID-19 pandemic, although the agency even during the crisis has continued to seek less-flexible...


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