UCOR is requiring its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The requirement applies to all of its nearly 2,000 employees, and it is a condition of employment, the company said Tuesday.
The vaccination requirement was announced by UCOR President and CEO Ken Rueter on August 26.
The company, an Amentum-led partnership with Jacobs, is the U.S. Department of Energy’s lead environmental cleanup contractor on the Oak Ridge Reservation, and it has an award-winning safety record, the company said. Rueter said that the decision to require the vaccine was in line with the company’s commitment to safety and its culture of caring.[Read more…]