ORT: UCOR requiring vaccinations

The contractor leading the environmental cleanup efforts on the Oak Ridge reservation, UCOR is requiring its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

As first reported by our partners at Oak Ridge Today, the requirement applies to all of its nearly 2,000 employees and is a condition of employment.

The vaccination requirement was announced by UCOR President and CEO Ken Rueter on August 26th, according to ORT.

Rueter said that the decision to require the vaccine was in line with the company’s commitment to safety and its culture of caring.

UCOR is giving workers until November 1 to receive their final vaccination dose. The company will consider exemptions for disability/medical reasons or religious reasons on a case-by-case basis.

Read more about this story at www.oakridgetoday.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

Check Also

WBIR: Man leads deputies on two-county chase

According to WBIR-TV, a man suspected of being involved in a series of robberies in …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *