Despite Reopening, EPA Union Urges Staffers Against Returning To Offices

June 23, 2020
As EPA headquarters and several regional offices begin the first phase of reopening, the agency’s largest employee union is urging staff to continue working from home due to concerns about unsafe working conditions as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The agency’s phase 1 plan, under which the headquarters office officially opened June 23, calls for career staff to continue telecommuting but does encourage political leadership to return to their respective offices. “We do expect members of EPA’s political leadership team to...

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