ORAU and ORISE—which work for more than 20 different federal agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—are allowing employees to work from home when possible.
ORAU and ORISE have authorized executives and directors to approve work from home for employees who are able to perform their job responsibilities at home, such as office workers.
Some employees will be required to report to work to continue operations, including in some laboratories, in information technology for computer support, and for security, for example.
ORAU is Oak Ridge Associated Universities, and ORISE is Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.
The work-from-home authorization was implemented this week, and ORAU and ORISE don’t have final numbers of the numbers of employees who are or will be working from home.[Read more…]