Managing Telework and Locality Pay

The use of telework or flexi-place has become an attractive feature for both employees and management for a variety of different reasons. However, a poorly administered program can be more of a burden than the problem one may be trying to solve.

Extension of Locality Payments to Non-General Schedule Employees

The President’s Pay Agent has decided to extend the 2011 locality payments to the same Governmentwide and single-agency categories of employees authorized to receive the 2010 locality payments. If a pay freeze is enacted for 2011, these employees will be entitled to continue to receive locality payments at the 2010 level. Here is the OPM announcement.