Union Raises Alarm Over EPA Region 5 Advancing Office Reopening Plan

September 18, 2020
EPA’s largest employee union is raising alarm over the agency’s plan to move its Region 5 offices into the second phase of its three-phase plan for reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic, warning that the move due to take effect Sept. 22 could require staff to return to their offices just two weeks later, despite lingering fears about unsafe conditions. Region 5, headquartered in Chicago, is the latest of EPA’s 10 regions to move to Phase 2 of the reopening plan,...

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