EPA Union Eyes Biden For Contract Changes, More COVID-19 Safeguards

January 11, 2021
EPA union officials are looking to the incoming Biden administration to change how the agency and its employees interact, including revoking a collective bargaining agreement that the union now opposes, while better protecting staff against workplace COVID-19 exposures by allowing greater use of telework and other measures. Nicole Cantello, chapter president of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) union in EPA’s Region 5 in the Midwest, tells Inside EPA that those issues are among the union’s top priorities once...

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