Tag: Telework

The Coronavirus Blues

August 28, 2020 2:22 PM
The Coronavirus Blues

How is your life likely to change in a “new normal” world? Are you adapting?

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Senators Introduce a Second Bill in Push to Expand Telework

August 12, 2020 11:56 AM
Senators Introduce a Second Bill in Push to Expand Telework

Three Senators are making a second legislative push to expand telework for federal employees during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Senators Continue Push for More Telework

August 3, 2020 4:17 PM
Senators Continue Push for More Telework

More lawmakers are continuing to make their case for keeping federal employees on telework to protect them from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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Is Telework’s Recent Success Proof That Agencies Should Be Moved Out of Washington?

August 3, 2020 7:03 AM

One Senator says that the success of federal employees teleworking during the pandemic is proof that federal agencies don’t need to be in the DC area.

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FedSmith Readers Say They Are Afraid to Return to Work in Their Offices

July 31, 2020 12:47 PM
FedSmith Readers Say They Are Afraid to Return to Work in Their Offices

A majority of respondents to our latest survey say it’s too early for federal employees to stop telework and that they do not feel safe returning to the office.

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Lawmakers Weigh Increased Telework as Some Agencies Push Federal Workers Back to the Office

July 30, 2020 10:33 AM

In addition to concerns about the coronavirus, some lawmakers are pushing telework as a way to save taxpayer money and reduce the government's carbon footprint.

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Not Yet: Senators Say Federal Employees Shouldn’t Return to Work in Their Offices

July 9, 2020 4:43 PM
Not Yet: Senators Say Federal Employees Shouldn’t Return to Work in Their Offices

Four Senators said that OMB and OPM are putting federal employees in jeopardy by asking them to return to work in their offices now.

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Will Your Pay Be Affected When You Return to Work?

Will Your Pay Be Affected When You Return to Work?

Will new safety measures when returning to work at the office impact your paycheck or time at work?

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White House Pushes to Reopen the Country, but Agencies are Not Rushing Employees Back to Office

May 6, 2020 8:30 AM

Despite a broader push to reopen much of the country, it could be months before federal workers are back in the office at normal, pre-coronavirus levels.

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OPM Addresses Questions About Returning Federal Employees to Work Post Coronavirus

April 24, 2020 11:04 AM
OPM Addresses Questions About Returning Federal Employees to Work Post Coronavirus

OPM published a list of FAQs regarding plans to return federal employees to normal work environments in the wake of the coronavirus.

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