“EPA, Employee Union Sign Contract After Years Of Disputes”

“The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a major employee union signed an agreement Thursday after years of disputes.

Both the EPA and the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) praised the contract, saying that it provides significant rights for employees.

The collective agreement includes allowing employees to have up to two days of telework per week, allowing the union to use conference rooms without agency approval and requires the agency to provide personal protective equipment and indoor air quality testing.”

Rachel Frazin reports for The Hill August 6, 2020.